Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Virtual Disk Manager

15 Feb 2014   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

I just had this same problem and it was driving me nuts.

Seven Forums to the rescue once again.

Re-enabled Disk Defragmenter then turned off the schedule as Brink instructed and can now use the Virtual Disk Service to shrink a volume.

Thank you everyone.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Virtual Disk Manager

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Help - Windows is says it "Cannot Start Virtual Disk Manager"
Windows is lying through its teeth. Is there a service I need to start ? There is a very brief pop-up with the title bar "Querying Shrink Space", which then launches The error pop-up with the title bar "VIRTUAL DISK MANAGER" and the message "The service cannot be started, either because it...
General Discussion
Boot issues with virtual hard disk. No windows boot manager
Hi, I really need some help here. My system has two drives: 1) SSD (C: drive) where my win7 OS boots from (call this normal_win7) 2) HDD (D: drive) where I keep my data I created a D:\virtual_win7.vhd file and installed win7 on it (for testing purposes) following these instructions: ...
Installation & Setup
External drives show in Device Manager & Disk Manager but not Computer
Two of my USB external Hard drives, a Fantom 600 GB and a Western Digital My Book 500GB cannot be seen in My Computer. I can see them in Device Manager and that says that they are working properly and the drivers are up to Date. In Disk Manager the 2 external drives had a black bar unlike the...
Hardware & Devices
Host disk is running out of room, can't shrink virtual hard disk?
Hi Everyone, I have a challenge with resizing a virtual disk - here are a few details before I plunge into the challenge at hand; 1). The HOST O/S is Windows 7 x64 2). The GUEST O/S is Windows XP 3). The Desktop Virtualization software is VMware Workstation 8 Background - originally when...
Virtual Disk Manager - The Parameter is Incorrect
Hahah, what a joke. Okay, so I can't change the drive letter. Epic. It wouldn't be worth the total embarrassment for me if I owned a company responsible for this - I'd step away too. Do I need to use Partition Magic again? //The more I keep hearing/reading "do you have a backup?" -...
General Discussion
How do I eliminate a virtual disk in a virtual machine?
Instead of using XP mode which is not available in Windows 7 Home Premium, I installed a virtual machine and installed Windows XP prof from an installation DVD. My HD has three partions, two of about 80 GB and one of 340 GB. The CPU is Intel core i5 with 3 GB Ram. It works fine, I have XP in a...

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:13.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App