How to make multiple partitions from a Single pre-partitioned disk

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  1. karthiksai1992

    karthiksai1992 New Member

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    [HR][/HR]I recently bought a dell inspiron 14r laptop. It came with windows 7 Home premium which was pre-installed. The problem with it is, the whole 640GB was allotted to a single drive C. I want to repartition the hard disk into 6 drives. But they didnot gave me the windows 7 installation disk or its serial. What should i do now?

    I had created the recovery discs using the manufacturer's recovery media...


    The disk management of my laptop is as follows:

    mem management.
     
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley New Member

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    Within Disk Management, you have options to shrink or expand volumes. Right click on the volume you want to change and you will see these options. The third partition is the partition you want to shrink. Once you have unallocated space you can then create a new partition.
     
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    karthiksai1992 New Member

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    After that i create partitions by using the above process you mentioned, am i able to create another recovery disk for C drive only? If yes, by using the recovery disks am i able to restore the entire C drive?
     
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    cliffordcooley New Member

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    Yes, System Recovery will only recover the OS partition. System Recovery will only make changes to partitions if one is not found. The new partition you create will not be effected by System Recovery.
     
  5. Away123

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    You can resize your partition in build-in disk management, but is much more easy for 3rd party partition software. Note if you create partitions in disk management, the will create partition should be logical partition. and then you could create more partition. Then I suggest you use Aomei Partition Assistant, it is nondestructive partition software and easy to use. Guidelines on How to Partition a Hard Drive (Create, Delete, Format and Resize Partition)?
     

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