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Windows 7: Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image


Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

How to post an informative screen capture of your Disk Management screen
Published by Golden
19 Jan 2013
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How to post a proper screen capture image of your Disk Management screen

information   Information
If you are seeking help with Windows 7, you will often be asked to include a screen capture image of your Disk Management screen. A well executed capture of the Disk Management screen means you get accurate advice in the quickest possible time.

This short tutorial will show you how to do this the easiest way.

Steps:

1. Click

2. Right-click My Computer

3. Click Manage
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4. From the Computer Management screen that opens, click Disk Management.

5. This step is the most important. Maximize the Disk Management window so it fills your entire screen. Resize the window components so the status and sizes of the partitions are clearly shown.
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6. Use the in-built Windows Snipping tool to capture and save an image of the Disk Management screen:
Click , then All Programs, then Accessories, then Snipping Tool.

7. Upload the saved image with your post by using the paper clip icon.
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Tip   Tip
If you are using 3rd party partition software (e.g. Partition Wizard) to view your disk/partition arrangement, and plan to post a screen capture image of that, then follow the same recommendations in step 5 above

Regards,
Golden





19 Jan 2013   #1
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 





I can't remember how many times I posted snips of Disk Management for various threads & read other senior members doing the same. This will be a good link!


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19 Jan 2013   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Thanks Doc!
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21 Jan 2013   #3
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 
 

Awesomeness!
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21 Jan 2013   #4
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Thanks Greg - lets hope its useful.
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21 Jan 2013   #5
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Very nice, Colin. This will definitely be a time saver.
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21 Jan 2013   #6
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Thanks Lee!
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23 Jan 2013   #7
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

This will save us a lot of typing Colin, thanks much!
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23 Jan 2013   #8
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Thanks mate!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Jan 2013   #9
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Easy and will be used alot
Good work as always!
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