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Windows 7: Partition or Volume - Create New

11 Jan 2010   #90
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10166
 
 

Hello Rich, and welcome to Seven Forums.

A logical partition will behave the same as a primary partition will for this.

Since you are wanting to shrink a middle partition, you would be better off using the free Partition Wizard Home Edition instead to shrink C. Afterwards, you can install XP on the new partition.

Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP

Hope this helps,
Shawn


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12 Jan 2010   #91
richyrich

window 7 64bit
 
 

Hi Brink, thanks for the reply and the links, I will give it a try.

Regards,

Rich
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13 Jan 2010   #92
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10166
 
 

You're welcome Rich. Please let us know how it went for you.
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13 Jan 2010   #93
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I have made a little on the same subject for friends and family and like to share it.
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13 Jan 2010   #94
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10166
 
 

Thank you Wolfgang.
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13 Jan 2010   #95
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You are welcome Shawn.
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14 Jan 2010   #96
lkchng

windows 7
 
 

Hi,
I hv a question. My hard disk size is 500gb. minus the reserved drive of 12GB, and the actual hard disk space is 450gb. I had shrink the c drive and it gives me a max of 280gb. My D drive is 180gb.
How do I increase the size of my D drive so it will have more than 300gb and the c drive to have less?
Hope you guys can help.
Thanks.
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14 Jan 2010   #97
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lkchng View Post
Hi,
I hv a question. My hard disk size is 500gb. minus the reserved drive of 12GB, and the actual hard disk space is 450gb. I had shrink the c drive and it gives me a max of 280gb. My D drive is 180gb.
How do I increase the size of my D drive so it will have more than 300gb and the c drive to have less?
Hope you guys can help.
Thanks.

Post a snip of your Disk Management so that we can see what the current situation is.
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14 Jan 2010   #98
Devil

Windows 7 RC x64
 
 

My computer has been working for a while now. I guess the problem was the ch0 master s-ata cable. I changed it after getting disk read error and it booted fine. Time will show if it really was the cable and not motherboard or something else. I just went to DFI Club support forum to ask about the problem. They told me to change the cable and it worked. So thanks Shawn, for these great advices for now. This whole problem was kinda off topic but anyways.

Devil
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14 Jan 2010   #99
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10166
 
 

You're welcome Devil. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted out.
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