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Windows 7: Cannot create partition

23 Jul 2014   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Multiprocessor Service Pack 1
Cannot create partition

Ok, i was trying to dual boot win7 with eOS and in order to do that i have to create partition and install the other os into the other partition.

I have tried this on partition creating program like EaseUS, paragon partition manager and built in win7 partition creator (Disk management) but i cannot create a partition, no matter how many times i try on win7 disk management program the creating process hangs. It also happened on easeus and paragon. Easeus had boot time partitioning which hanged and created a BSOD and restarted but didn't create a partition. Paragon also just hanged and didn't work.

Before these incident happened i already dual booted with 2 OS and this third time it showed 0MB available shirking space so i defragmented (boot time/normal defrag with smart defrag) and disabled many things like (system restore, paging, kernel dump) and it worked and showed the available space as it should be.

Please help, i have been trying to create partition for 2 days now

Thanks in advance

UPDATE: Recently my chkdsk stopped and showed BSOD

PS: I don't know if this is the right section

My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Jul 2014   #2

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

Nietailz mate sounds like you have real problems whe it will not run chkdsk - have you tried that in safe mode?
If you can and it comes up with problems - run it again with the /f and maybe the/r switches
Disk Check

If that still does not come up with anything then go with these

download from bleeping computer delete any rubbishthese find.
All this is to eliminate a few things.

We may need to go on with other scans for hardware etc
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23 Jul 2014   #3

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

Please post a shot of disk management.

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
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23 Jul 2014   #4


The reason will almost always be immediately obvious when we see the Disk Mgmt screenshot. You shouldn't need to use more than Disk Mgmt tools to shrink and create a partition, but something is awry with your configuration.
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23 Jul 2014   #5

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

My thoughts entirely Greg with chkdsk not running and why I asked him to use safe mode in the hope of picking something up.
I have a feeling there might be some malware in there too to be honest or even a drive problem which would have been one of the things I suggested next.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Jul 2014   #6

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.2 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit

Aren't BSODs normally hardware related?

Maybe the HDD is failing.
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23 Jul 2014   #7

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Multiprocessor Service Pack 1

Okay i was able to run chkdsk in third try, it took like 2 hours (Didn't had to go to safe mode)
i checked the two boxes (autofix sys error and repair bad sectors)

@ICit2lol: i ran all of those tools and found nothing (just tracking cookies)
@AddRAM: As you requested
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23 Jul 2014   #8


It looks correct.

Disk Check shouldn't take 2 hours on a 500gb HD. Did you watch what it found? Look at the Check Disk (chkdsk) Event Viewer Log.

If problems persist test your HD with the maker's HD Diagnostic extended CD scan.
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23 Jul 2014   #9

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Multiprocessor Service Pack 1

Here my latest Chkdsk, i am not sure how to check errors
TimeCreated : 7/23/2014 4:13:45 AM
Message     : 
              Checking file system on C:
              The type of the file system is NTFS.
              A disk check has been scheduled.
              Windows will now check the disk.                         
              CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 5)...
                178688 file records processed.                                 
              File verification completed.
                651 large file records processed.                              
                0 bad file records processed.                                  
                0 EA records processed.                                        
                44 reparse records processed.                                  
              CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 5)...
                238514 index entries processed.                                
              Index verification completed.
                0 unindexed files scanned.                                     
                0 unindexed files recovered.                                   
              CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 5)...
                178688 file SDs/SIDs processed.                                
              Cleaning up 17 unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9.
              Cleaning up 17 unused index entries from index $SDH of file 0x9.
              Cleaning up 17 unused security descriptors.
              Security descriptor verification completed.
                29914 data files processed.                                    
              CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal...
                34667016 USN bytes processed.                                  
              Usn Journal verification completed.
              CHKDSK is verifying file data (stage 4 of 5)...
                178672 files processed.                                        
              File data verification completed.
              CHKDSK is verifying free space (stage 5 of 5)...
                56291518 free clusters processed.                              
              Free space verification is complete.
              Windows has checked the file system and found no problems.
               488281087 KB total disk space.
               262739252 KB in 136036 files.
                   81192 KB in 29915 indexes.
                       0 KB in bad sectors.
                  294571 KB in use by the system.
                   65536 KB occupied by the log file.
               225166072 KB available on disk.
                    4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
               122070271 total allocation units on disk.
                56291518 allocation units available on disk.
              Internal Info:
              00 ba 02 00 4b 88 02 00 62 8f 04 00 00 00 00 00  ....K...b.......
              a2 02 00 00 2c 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  ....,...........
              00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  ................
              Windows has finished checking your disk.
              Please wait while your computer restarts.
i will try to create partition again if it doesn't work i will go with the maker's HD diagnosis tool
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Jul 2014   #10


First try Partition or Volume - Shrink

followed by Partition or Volume - Create New.

If this fails or doesn't give enough space use Partition Wizard to Resize Partition - Video Help. Use the bootable CD which is safest, burning iSO to CD using Windows Image Burner.
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