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Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎07-12-2010
Location: Vijayawada
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Resizing my C Drive Partition

I purchased Lenovo G560 5 days back! It is of 320 GB HDD.. And my C Drive is of 250 GB. So I want to resize partiton and want to split into few more drives!

         I have two doubts!

 

1) As my lappy is installed with original Windows 7(they din give any OS CD but they gave serial key), how will i get OS back after partition?

 

2)Will the one key recovery works even if i don touch the hidden partition??

 

Please provide some solution!!

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Registered: ‎03-12-2008
Location: Moscow, Russia
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Re: Resizing my C Drive Partition

1) You don't need to delete the OS to resize the drive C. Try Easeus Disk Partition Master or any other software you like.

2) Yes. You will need to have one active primary partition with the size equal or more than original C drive, aside of having hidden partition.

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Blue Screen Again
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎07-29-2010
Location: Houston tx
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Re: Resizing my C Drive Partition

I downgraded Windows 7 to XP on my n100 3000 (110 gb HD) since my computer was sluggish, but in this process my c drive was shown to be small, about 10 mb, that was strange, so I installed XP on another partition D. 

My shared video memory is not handled well in XP, so I want to go back to Windows 7 with WDDM support. I can't install W7 on a clean disk since it's an upgrade. So I want first to have the XP on my C drive.

What are my options to restore a decent size of C disk? Partition Magic doesn't  do merging.

Can anybody help please?  Thanks.

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Registered: ‎12-07-2009
Location: Česká Republika
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Re: Resizing my C Drive Partition

it sounds like while installing xp you activated boot partition ( 10 mb ) as new partition. resizing the harddisk again by deleting all the partitions and making new partitions helps you.

 

warning: making changes on volume may stop one key recovery.


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Blue Screen Again
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎07-29-2010
Location: Houston tx
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Re: Resizing my C Drive Partition

Thank you. Now I now what happened but don't know how. I didn't have an option to make it.

Anyway, I'm just installed Windows 7 on disk E. Everything works well so far. Can't locate one key recovery. Where is it?

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Re: Resizing my C Drive Partition

Before changing anything, you must make the recovery discs set (usually 2 dvds). Then you can change disk schema as you want.

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Re: Resizing my C Drive Partition

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you should have created recovery dvds before installing any operation system or using dual boot.

if you make any changes on volumes - which apparently you already have - , one key recover will stop working.


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