How to Shrink or Extend Your Existing Hard Disk Partition Volume

Hello friends, today we will show you how to extend or shrink your existing HARD DISK partition. Sometimes it is needed to extend and specific partition and if spaces are available in other drives shrinking is possible. You could also shrink volume with almost similar steps.

Steps

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    First Click "CONTROL PANEL"
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    Type the word "Partition" in the search Box
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    Under Administrative Section "Create and format Hard Disk partition"
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    Disk Management window will come and then select the Disk drive your want to "shrink", look the present disk volume
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    Right click on the DRIVE and click "Shrink"
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    In the window enter the amount of space in MB you want to shrink
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    Click "Shrink"
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    Now you will see the disk volume is changed after shrink
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    Now Extend the volume of a disk drive
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    From "disk management " select the drive to extend
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    Right Click the disk drive and click "Extend" and note the current disk partition volume
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    Extend volume wizard window comes, click "next"
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    Enter the amount to be extended in MB and click Extend
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    Click "Finish" after entering the amount in MB.
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    Now you will see the disk volume is changed

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Categories: Hardware Maintenance and Repair