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Windows 7: create partitions on win7

23 Feb 2011   #1
maifs

windows7
 
 
create partitions on win7

I want to make partition on my hard drive. my hard drive is divided in to just one partition. i want to create 3 or 4 further partitions.

Can i do it?


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23 Feb 2011   #2
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD

I wouldn't suggest going more than 3 partitions to a drive. Anything over 4 and you are outside of the support system.
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23 Feb 2011   #3
besweeet

Windows 8 Professional x64
 
 

I've used Windows 7's Disk Management feature dozens of times, and it has always worked perfectly.

WinKey+R. Type in "diskmgmt.msc", and press enter. It's very straightforward. Shrink a partition, and make a new one out of the free space.

If you want something with a little more control, you can use the freeware version of EaseUs Partition Master Home Edition: Best FREE Partition Manager Freeware for Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 32 bit & 64 bit. EASEUS free Partition Manager Software Home Edition.

I've used that a few times as well, and it works fine.
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23 Feb 2011   #4
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 
 

When you reach the third partition, Disk Management will want to create Logical Extended for the fourth. This gives you the ability to add as many Logical (data) subpartitions as there are remaining letters.

If you already have four primary partitions and are prompted instead to convert to Dynamic Disk, do not do so. Use free Partition Wizard to convert one partition to Logical so that you can keep adding sub-partitions.
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23 Feb 2011   #5
maifs

windows7
 
 

thanks for all.
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23 Feb 2011   #6
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello maifs, have a look at this tutorial at the link below for some ideas and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.


Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD
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23 Feb 2011   #7
maifs

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thanks bare foot kid
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