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Windows 7: Partition or Volume - Create New


22 Jan 2009   #319
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Partition or Volume - Create New

How to Create a New Partition or Volume in Windows 7

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16 Jul 2011   #320
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Alfares, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It's the same procedure for a SSD as it is for a HDD. However, please post a screenshot of your Disk Management window first to see what you drive layout is. This will let us know what your options are.

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16 Jul 2011   #321
alfares

WIn7 64 bit
 
 

Thank you Brink for this prompt response,
Here is my screen shot, it shows the C drive, the recovery drive and 100MB free for ??

Awaiting your advise before proceeding with the partition.

Sorry, did not go through !

Here it is


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16 Jul 2011   #322
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You would be able to easily shrink the C: drive by what you like to be able to create a new partition on the SSD using Option One in the tutorial.
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03 Aug 2011   #323
aryacool

32bit
 
 
I am unable to do the partion

Hi,

I am unable to reallocate this please tell me the precedure to allocate that 133gb volume

Thanks & Regards,
Arya


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03 Aug 2011   #324
jkerr82508

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

You already have 4 primary partitions, which is the limit. Your options are:
1. replace volume E: with an extended partition, including the unallocated space (You could then create two logical volumes within that extended partition.), or
2. increase the size of (extend) volume E: to include the unallocated space.

As always, backup the data on volume E: before attempting either option.

Jim
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03 Aug 2011   #325
aryacool

32bit
 
 
Thanks

hi,

Thanks jim.. i fixed it.
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04 Aug 2011   #326
aryacool

32bit
 
 
About shrinking the volume of system drive means os loaded drive

Hi,

If i am shrinking the volume of system drive means os loaded drive is it affect to my os.

Thanks & Regards,
Arya
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04 Aug 2011   #327
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

As with the advice above I would backup before any partition operation. I would also make a system image. Disk Manager will tell you how much you can shrink C:
My opinion:
Don't shrink your OS partition much if any.
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10 Aug 2011   #328
R3QuI3M

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Hi, I wanted to have a partition, but instead of primary, I got logical partition. I only have 2 primary and 1 recovery partition. Can I get the 3rd primary instead of logical?

Thanks.


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10 Aug 2011   #329
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello R3QuI3M, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Since you already have 3 primary partitions, the 4th and following ones will be logical partitions. You will be fine with it as a logical partition though.
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