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Windows 7: Not able to partition

24 Nov 2009   #1

Not able to partition


I tried to partition my hard disk (C) which is 320gb using a third party tool.I tried to create 2 more partitions.But it created only one.And an error has came that crossed the maximum number of partitions so that it did not create the second one.In my system I were having 3 partitions inbuilt.One is C:,recovery(D) and system(E).Can I create the partition.Please help me on this issue.

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24 Nov 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

What third party app were you using? Was it a full version or shareware... You can also do this with Windows 7 ... See Brinks tutorial on creating partitions -=> Here
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24 Nov 2009   #3


I have used third party software coz with shrink option there is a maximum.
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24 Nov 2009   #4

Problem solved

Myself solved the problem
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14 Feb 2010   #5

windows 7
how did you solve the problem?

please send me how did you solve the problem
I have the same problem, and I cannot solve till now
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