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Windows 7: partitioning/shrinking problem - pls help

22 Jan 2011   #1

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partitioning/shrinking problem - pls help

Hi yesterday I ran a complete system recovery on my Viao which has 300GB hd. The recovery process made one single drive and installed OS. Since the whole OS occupied only 19GB out of 290GB.
So I created a separate partition of 150GB. Now My C: Drive size is 150GB out of which only 20GB is used. I wanted to allocate only 60GB to my C: drive which i am unable to do because machine is not showing shrink option. Here are the links of screen shots.

Picasa Web Albums - vishu - Public (Showing C Drive Size)
Picasa Web Albums - vishu - Public (Trying to Shrink But not able to)

Please help me on this. Thanks

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22 Jan 2011   #2

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As your C: drive is of a good size, I would leave alone.
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22 Jan 2011   #3
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Run Auslogics Disk Defragger to order C: Auslogics Disk Defrag - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET

Then boot free Partition Wizard bootable CD to rightclick>Resize C: Free Download Magic Partition Manager Software - Partition Wizard Online

Tips for cleaning up factory OEM bloatware: HP laptop has used up all four primary partitions
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