Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Partitioning Hard Disk Drive in Windows 7.0

Right Click on “My Computer” and Select the option “Manage”. Click on “Disk Management” option at the left pane of the window.

This will open up the disk management utility for Windows 7.

Right click on drive that you want to partition e.g. “C” Drive and select the option "Shrink Volume".  

In the pop up box, please specify the amount of space you want to shrink.  

The shrink space will be created into a separate Drive with name Un-assigned space. Right click on the same and select “New Simple Volume”. Click on ‘Next’ in the simple wizard opened and provide the ‘Drive Name’ you want to give and click ‘Finish’.