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Disk Management allowed me to create unallocated space but I cannot create new partition on that unallocated space please advice.

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Most probably you already have 4 primary partitions. In that case refer this question:superuser.com/questions/416621/… –  tumchaaditya Jul 23 '12 at 8:53
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If you are trying with Disk Management it will allow to shrink that volume, then you can create a partition on it. It will mark it as secondary partition though, not primary.

Shrinking the volume depends on system management – it only allows to shrink continuous memory.

  • Disk Management → Select Volume → Shrink Volume

  • Unallocated space appears if the system allows it.

  • Select the unallocated space → Create/add a new volume.

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Welcome to SuperUser. When giving answers, try to give precise step-by-step answers, as most of our audience asking questions do not know computers well enough to interpret quick remarks. –  Canadian Luke Jul 22 '12 at 18:38
    
+1 for answering the question; "in Windows" –  Matt Hanson Jul 25 '12 at 7:55
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Personally, I suggest using easus partition manager, a freeware partition manager. To partition a drive, just click C: OsDisc (what mine says), the resize/move button at the top of the screen, and adjust the scrollbar until you're at your preferred size. It won't let you partition used drive space, though.

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