How To Resize A Partition In Vista (EVEN IF Disk Management fails)
You don't need to have 3rd Party Softwares to achieve resize partitions in Windows Vista. Simply follow these steps: Click Start > Rt Click on Computer > Select Manage
In the left pane, under Storage category, click on Disk Management Now select and rt click on the partition you wish to modify.
In the context menu, you will see options to Extend, Shrink or Delete the partition. Select the option you want. Sometimes one or more options may be grayed out and thus unavailable. It could be that such a step may be physically not possible.
Should you wish to continue, nevertheless, please first backup your important data should anything go wrong. You may have to use diskpart.exe ! Diskpart utility can do everything that the Disk Management console can do, and more! It’s invaluable for script writers or anyone who simply prefers working at a command prompt. For more information on it click KB300415...
Windows also includes a additional command-line tool for file, system and disk management, called Fsutil. This utility helps you to change the short name of a file, find files by SID's (Security Identifier) and perform other complex tasks.
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