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Can you safely shrink a Win7 volume?

Evga_ / Nforce 750i sli
October 8, 2011 at 14:54:31
Specs: Windows 7, Pent4 dual quad Q950@2.83GHz 4 gigs
Can you shrink the volume that your OS is installed on in Disk Management without screwing up Windows 7? I thought this was a no no unless you had Partition Magic or some program like that but I really don't know. I would like to create a couple of partitions on the hard disk that comes with a new computer with Win7 installed on it. The drives are so large these days and this computer is not going to have any graphics nor videos stored on it.


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October 8, 2011 at 15:30:12

This will explain how to create new partitions with Win 7.

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October 8, 2011 at 15:37:57
About the only safe way is to create a backup first, then use the shrink tool in Windows 7. I have used it many times without fail but who knows.

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