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How to Create a New Partition on a Windows 7 Hard Disk

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How to Create a New Partition on a Windows 7 Hard Disk
« on: December 24, 2013, 01:35:18 AM »



 
Step 1: Click Start Menu --> type Run keyword in Search Programs and Files section, open Run in Programs.
 Run dialogue box opens --> type diskmgmt.msc keyword -->Enter or click OK
 
 
Step 2: Disk Management opens, all the available hard drives, including the connected USB devices will be displayed automatically.
 To create a new partition from a hard drive, you only need to right click the hard drive that you want to partition and select Shrink Volume
 
 Step 3: A new dialogue box appears and informs about the used and free space of the hard drive. Input the size for the partition which is divided in the Enter the amount of space to shrink in MB box.
 Click Shrink
 
 Tip: Create a New Partition on a Windows 7 Hard Disk
 
 

Name the new partition and click OK.
 Step 4: After creating a new partition, re-format the new partition.
 Right click the new partition -->New Simple Volume
 
 
 Step 5: Click Next, a dialogue box will display the size of the new partition --> Click Next
 
 
Step 6: Select an icon for the new partition, click Next
 
 
Step 7: Name the new drive Volume Label -->Next
 
Step 8: After finishing the setting, click Finish to close this window.
 
 Return to Disk Management window, the new hard drive partition has appeared. To be certain, check the partition to see whether it has appeared in Windows Explorer or not.
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