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Yes, partitioning can easily be done in Windows 7. Click Start Right click Computer Click Manage Click Disk Management Right click your 500GB disk at bottom of screen. (Right click the space in use). Click Shrink volume Follow wizard to shrink the 500 down to your required size (485GB to give 15GB free space). I'm concerned that when you use the space ...


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Before performing this task, it's highly recommended that you backup your data. You cannot resize the partition under the Operating System working/running from the same partition. Boot with Live CD of any linux OSm such as Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian and others, and run Gparted. Or even boot with Gparted Live As Gparted moves partitions, not unallocated space, ...


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Go straight to the recovery console from the Windows installation disc by holding Shift and F10 simultaneously on the screen after localization options. Then you can use these two commands on recovery console: bootsect /nt60 all /mbr bcdboot c:\windows /s a: Where c: is the Windows partition and a: is the partition marked as active. If there is no active ...


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For those of who who find this on a desperate google trawl like myself. Inside the windows 7 installer, you can launch command prompt with CMD F10, then follow the previous post's advise with regards to diskpart... Once you've entered the command prompt, type diskpart to enter the utility. Type select disk # replacing "#" with the drive number of ...


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Boot to your XP CD and go through the repair options to choose the commamd prompt repair options ("Recovery Console"). type fixboot press enter type fixmbr press enter restart the machine and see if that fixes your install. Only if the system partition wasn't found should you then try bootcfg /rebuild



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