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Windows 7: Cannot shrink external disk although there's space

25 Feb 2013   #1
irong93

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Cannot shrink external disk although there's space

I have a 500GB external hard disk. I've already shrink in once to create 3 volume, about 250GB, 150GB & 100GB.
I tried to shrink the disk further, ie the first 250GB, after moving some data to the other 2 volume.
Although I've 220GB now on the first volume, I'm not able to shrink it down further.
It shows I can only shrink down by 8GB when I use the windows disk management tools.
Please advise how to rectify this issue.


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26 Feb 2013   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

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