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Creating a partition?


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wantboost

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is it too late to create a partition/. if not how do i do so?
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rshaffer61

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Depends on the free space you have left on your hard drive.
Go to Start then to Run
Type in compmgmt.msc and click Enter
On left side click on Disk Management
On right side you will see you hard drive.
Now I need you to take a screenshot and attach it to your next reply. Do the following to take a screenshot while the above is open and showing on your desktop.

To do a screenshot please have click on your Print Screen on your keyboard. It is normally the key above your number pad between the F12 key and the Scroll Lock key
Now go to Start and then to All Programs
Scroll to Accessories and then click on Paint
In the Empty White Area click and hold the CTRL key and then click the V
Go to the File option at the top and click on Save as
Save as file type JPEG and save it to your Desktop


Attach it to your next reply
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rshaffer61

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  • Go to Start and then Run
    Type in compmgmt.msc and click Enter
    Left side of screen go to Disk Management
    In the right window right click on C and click on New Partition or Extended Partition
  • Set your partition size to your needs depending on the free space left.
  • I would recommend giving XP about 200 to 250 gigs to itself depending on how much you are using it.
  • If need be give it more and the new partition left.
  • If you are going to use the new partition as storage then set it up with the most space and follow the 250 giog rule above.
    Then after it is done you will need to Right Click on the new partition and Format using NTFS
    Do this for any other new drive as well.
Once they are done exit program and look in My Computer and drives should be there.
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Try Easeus Partition master in my signature for resizing.
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Thanks 123Runner. I was out mowing yards for 7.5 hours and just got back. Got another maybe 6 to do tomorrow.
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