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I'm dual booting Vista and >>Windows >>7. A dynamic disk's status is Foreign. After you solve your cross-linked files problem, this page may be helpful in allowing Vista's built-in disk partitioning tool to be more effective: Working Around Windows Vista's "Shrink Volume" Inadequacy Problems Mike, Jun 27, 2009 #1 Manny Weisbord Guest "Mike" wrote: his comment is here

Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. I'm dual booting Vista and Windows >7. OS Vista Home Premium 32bit Reply With Quote New 12 Dec 2008 #4 Brink View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage Administrator Join Date : Apr 2007 Texas, Just click on Next. (See screenshot below) NOTE: This wizard will make the new unallocated partition usable when finished.10. have a peek at this web-site

all my windows folders and files etc are all in the c drive so im not sure wats going on with this crappy fake/imaginary/virtual piece of imaginary crap. Even after restarting, the error still appears.I have tried this multiple times. thanks for ur input though! 04-01-2008, 05:36 PM #4 Ricko123 Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2008 Posts: 55 OS: Vista buisness Is there anything in the drive colinsp replied Mar 18, 2017 at 2:22 AM FUNCTION KEY MALFUNCTION bearspencer replied Mar 18, 2017 at 2:07 AM Loading...

  1. For more information about volume status descriptions, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=64113.
  2. I took a few screenshots so you can get an idea of what I am talking about.
  3. Here's the list of steps: Run the Disk Cleanup Wizard, making sure to remove the hibernation file and all restore points.
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  5. Using Linux to Resize You can also use the gparted live cd to resize your partitions.
  6. Making Shrink Volume Work To absolutely ensure that you can shrink the volume, you should disable as many of the system files as you can, at least temporarily.
  7. Manny Weisbord, Jun 27, 2009 #2 Mike Guest I have Acronis.

SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Open the Control Panel. (Classic View)A) Click on the Administrative Tools icon. Manny Weisbord, Jun 27, 2009 #4 Mike Guest Gotcha. Disable Hibernation mode in your power options \ advanced power options screen.

If the disks that contain current data are disconnected, you should bring those disks online first (to allow the data to become synchronized). A dynamic disk's status is Offline or Missing. You can use Acronis Disk Director Suite that includes the Partition Expert for a 15 day trial. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-performance/disk-management-console-view-is-not-up-to-date/42b1ebc3-edaf-4c3f-93cd-beda4bab2671 If so, then i may just be a case that all your windows files etc...

Until now I've never noticed that the numbers didn't add up. I reset the vista MBR so that it booted ok. Here is the configuration of my Disks in Disk Management starting from Left to Right.1) D:\(XP) : Healthy(System, Active, Primary Partition)2) G:\(Data): Healthy(Primary Partition)3) C:\(Vista): Healthy(Boot, Page File,Crash Dump, Logical Partition)I When I try to get into Storage -> Disk Management, it just sits there.

Click to expand... https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/having-problem-formating-parition-vista-disk-management-253843/ What problem are you having? Cannot manage striped volumes using Disk Management or DiskPart. Sign up now!

I'm doing >>this from Vista on the main drive ©. http://roguewb.com/windows-vista/how-to-clear-disk-space-on-windows-vista.html i cant think back but i dont think they were empty. I was curious about the "access is denied error" from the >>logical disk manager. > > As I said previously, Disk Management has limitations on what it can > do: for Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

The time now is 12:06 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of However, before you can remove the disk, you must delete all volumes (or mirrors) on the disk. I'm dual booting Vista and Windows 7. weblink Cause:  The dynamic disk has I/O errors on a region of the disk.

The app will look for files on F:\windows and it is now C:\windows. Close Computer Management. 16. im confused, i thought it was a bit strange that it turns up without any drive letter or anything in disk management.

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It should allow you to create the partition. Is it something that works (most of the time), but is not yet something they are ready to announce?Click to expand... Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. EXAMPLE: Before and After with a New Partition Volume STEP ONE To Shrink a Partition 1.

Disk Management Problem! There is 60GB free and I'm trying to use the Shrink volume option in Disk Management to make the main... The disk status briefly changes to Initializing and then Online status. check over here Warning The size of the available space can be restricted by the amount of space currently allocated to on the hard drive for the virtual memory page file, System Restore max

Next, use the Reactivate Disk command to bring the disk back online. An extended partition is a container that can hold one or more logical drive. But you can convert the partitions to whatever you like using DD, and you can then repair the startup of Vista by booting from the DVD after making its drive primary If you cancel the wizard before the disk signature is written, the disk status remains Not Initialized.

there will prob. The disk's copy of the system's disk configuration database might be corrupted. I >>wanted >>to shrink that partition to 100GB using Disk Management. For example, the Virtual Memory Page file, Shadow Copies, etc...

These are the screen shots: How can I solve this problem? When you first start Disk Management after installing a new disk, a wizard appears that provides a list of the new disks detected by the operating system. OS Vista ult 32 bit, Win 7 Pro 32 bit, Win 7 Pro 64 bit CPU INTEL QUAD 6600 Motherboard Gigabyte EP35-DS4 Memory 4 gb Graphics Card GeForce 8800gt Monitor(s) Displays