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Vista with Unmovable Partitions?

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Vista with Unmovable Partitions?

luc_andre
Hello All,

I have a Vista Home Premium laptop with two partitions on it. C:\ is taking 102GB and D:\ is taking 6GB (restore partition).

I'm able to rid of the 6GB partition with Vista's new partitioning ability under Disk Management, but I can't resize the 102GB partition. I've read elsewhere that this shouldn't be a problem, but when I check how much space I can use it sais none.

I also tried some 3rd party applications and they gave the same results.

It's like Vista locked the partition from being resized somehow.

Any thoughts as to why the partition would be locked and how to unlock it?
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    NaughtyMonkey

    does vista premium allow disk expansion, I don't think basic does.

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    NickNielsen Moderator

    Searching microsoft.com for the string 'resizing partition "windows vista home premium"' yielded one result having nothing to do with partition resizing

    Searching Microsoft support for the same string yielded zero results.

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    xssoftwarez

    HI Luc!!

    first of all you need to install a software "Paragon Hard Disk Manager" from rapidshare or from torrent as it is not a free tool.

    then Install this software and use option resize. when resizing like of 50GB as C Drive. it is 50x1024 Mbs.

    Enter the size and also create a partition of the un partitioned space.

    Click on apply now and you are asked to reboot your machine. Reboot it and sit back and relaxed as it takes 10-15mins for resize it accurately.

    That's it.

    If my language confused you then read the tutorials of the same program mentioned above.

    Hope this will help you as I have faced the same problem but now it is resolved using that method.

    C Ya!!

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    NaughtyMonkey

    does vista premium allow disk expansion, I don't think basic does.

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    NickNielsen Moderator

    Searching microsoft.com for the string 'resizing partition "windows vista home premium"' yielded one result having nothing to do with partition resizing

    Searching Microsoft support for the same string yielded zero results.

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    xssoftwarez

    HI Luc!!

    first of all you need to install a software "Paragon Hard Disk Manager" from rapidshare or from torrent as it is not a free tool.

    then Install this software and use option resize. when resizing like of 50GB as C Drive. it is 50x1024 Mbs.

    Enter the size and also create a partition of the un partitioned space.

    Click on apply now and you are asked to reboot your machine. Reboot it and sit back and relaxed as it takes 10-15mins for resize it accurately.

    That's it.

    If my language confused you then read the tutorials of the same program mentioned above.

    Hope this will help you as I have faced the same problem but now it is resolved using that method.

    C Ya!!