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Windows 7: Cant Shrink Partition

09 Jan 2015   #1
darkf0xx

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Cant Shrink Partition

So I have defragged my pc and I have a 2tb hdd, I have split the partition before but then I recombined it because it was using too much, I tried shrinking the partition yesterday and it will not let me shrink any more than 7gigs, I have 600gb left on hdd empty, is there any way I can make it so I can shrink more? I am trying to install Manjaro linux.


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09 Jan 2015   #2
ignatzatsonic

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

I'm guessing you are using Windows Disk Management for the job.

Try something else, like Partition Wizard.
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09 Jan 2015   #3
CKWD

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Hi!

There could be something else involved in here. You should also make sure that you are not trying to shrink on a space with files on it, or pagefile on it, or system files on it.

If another program is giving you trouble with shrinking the partition, defragment the drive first, then try again.

Cheers!

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