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Windows 7: Cant Partition Or Format D Drive! Why??


04 Sep 2010   #1
mw2

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Cant Partition Or Format D Drive! Why??

HI

How come i cant partition my D Drive. The option is grayed out!

Any ideas


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04 Sep 2010   #2

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Try posting a screen shot with this method:

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...en-forums.html
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04 Sep 2010   #3
Microsoft MVP

 

You need to boot the installer before it will make the Custom install Drive Options available.
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05 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

http://www.gadwin.com/download/ps_setup.exe

Gadwin PrintScreen is an easy to use utility that allows you to capture any portion of the screen, save it to a file, copy it to Windows clipboard, print it or e-mail it to a recipient of your choice.


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05 Sep 2010   #5

DOS^
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cartel View Post
http://www.gadwin.com/download/ps_setup.exe

Gadwin PrintScreen is an easy to use utility that allows you to capture any portion of the screen, save it to a file, copy it to Windows clipboard, print it or e-mail it to a recipient of your choice.

Or Windows built in Snipping Tool.
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07 Sep 2010   #6
mw2

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Thank you all. Finally fixed the problem as requested by gregrocker.

Also learnt how to upload a screenshot!

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07 Sep 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cartel View Post
Gadwin PrintScreen is an easy to use utility that allows you to capture any portion of the screen, save it to a file, copy it to Windows clipboard, print it or e-mail it to a recipient of your choice.
I'm asking out of curiosity, but given that Windows 7 includes a screenshot utility that works perfectly for posting images on this forum, why would any 3rd party app be needed? What features does it have that aren't present in the Snipping Tool?
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07 Sep 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mw2 View Post
Thank you all. Finally fixed the problem as requested by gregrocker.
You're drive formatting make me scratch me head in confusion. Why waste 12 GB of space?
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07 Sep 2010   #9
mw2

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DeaconFrost View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mw2 View Post
Thank you all. Finally fixed the problem as requested by gregrocker.
You're drive formatting make me scratch me head in confusion. Why waste 12 GB of space?

Oh yeah i was getting that ready for my downloads from Bittorrent. Ill do it just now...
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07 Sep 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You don't need a separate partition for that, especially one located before your system volume. I'm a big fan of not over-partitioning a drive.
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