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Windows 7: C drive is always taking 150 Gb after shrink for my HP LAPTOP

11 Jul 2010   #1
sanpaul

windows 7
 
 
C drive is always taking 150 Gb after shrink for my HP LAPTOP

I have created new hard drive by shrinking but after shrinking my C drive is occupying near around 150 though it is using only 40 GB so i want to allocate only 70 GB and rest for a new drive.
and one more thing after shrinking my all hard drive became dynamic simple volume previously it was Basic volume. will I face any problem for that?

Any suggestion welcome !!!
info:
LAPTOP : HP 2126TX DV4 320 GB
I have HP recovery Disc for win 7


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11 Jul 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sanpaul View Post
I have created new hard drive by shrinking but after shrinking my C drive is occupying near around 150 though it is using only 40 GB so i want to allocate only 70 GB and rest for a new drive.
and one more thing after shrinking my all hard drive became dynamic simple volume previously it was Basic volume. will I face any problem for that?

Any suggestion welcome !!!
info:
LAPTOP : HP 2126TX DV4 320 GB
I have HP recovery Disc for win 7
Hi sanpaul

first you created new partition (not HD). How did you shrink the current partition (what application)?

can you make a snapshot of your HD configuration and upload it to us?

Ken
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12 Jul 2010   #3
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 
 

Use free Partition Wizard bootable CD to see how much more it will Resize your WIn7 drive smaller.

Make a Win7 Repair CD to have on hand since you only have Recovery Disks and may need it for possible repair. System Repair Disc - Create

Be sure to back up your files first and perhaps a Win7 backup image as resizing operations can fail, although we have not had one fail yet with PW CD.
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14 Jul 2010   #4
sanpaul

windows 7
 
 
@ zigzag3143

Hi I have shrink my hard disk by using disk management
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