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Old 03-29-2009, 10:23 AM   #1
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Default Shrink volume in Windows Vista

Has anyone ever done the "shrink volume" to their C: drive and how did it work out? Is it possible to take space off the C: drive and put it in another partition and not have to do a repair install of windows like you have to with gparted?
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Default Re: Shrink volume in Windows Vista

I tried expanding it with the windows partition manager. You don't want to do it. Shrinking a volume with gparted has worked fine for me in the past.
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I tried expanding it with the windows partition manager. You don't want to do it. Shrinking a volume with gparted has worked fine for me in the past.
Yeah, but did the pc boot afterwards? Without doing a repair install, I'd like to avoid doing that.

Edit: I just successfully shrunk my C: drive by 38gb using the "shrink volume" feature in disk management, it worked great. I then added it to my 12gb existing partiton by deleting the volume and then formatting the total unallocated space. Went off without a hitch. I'm ready for dual bootage!
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