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Questions tagged [ntfsresize]

Linux program to resize NTFS filesystems

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ntfsresize downsize simulation stuck after 100.00 percent

I have type this command to downsize a NTFS filesystem : $ ntfsresize --no-action -bs 130946171ki /dev/sda2 ntfsresize v2017.3.23 (libntfs-3g) Device name : /dev/sda2 NTFS volume version: 3.1 ...
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After resizing NTFS partition, Windows 10 no longer boots

My computer is configured for dual-booting via Grub. I run Windows 10 and Ubuntu 17.10. Earlier today I was working in Ubuntu and I ran out of space on my ext4 partition. Wanting to make it larger, I ...
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Resize NTFS partition towards drive beginning without moving data

Say I have an imaginary 200 GB hard drive (not SSD) with two 100 GB partitions on it (A being the fist, B being the second). Partition A is empty. Partition B is half full. I want to delete partition ...
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ntfsresize says NTFS partition inconsistent but chkdsk doesn't find anything

I am trying to shrink a NTFS partition on which, currently, Win10 is installed. The hard disk is a SSD. Disk management utility is not allowing me to shrink even a bit. It shows the amount of shrink ...
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Error when resizing partition

I need help with resizing a partition. What I have so far: I currently have a single hard drive with 3 partitions. Partition 1 has 11.4GB. It is my recovery partition and so I don't really want to ...
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How to extend C: drive

I have my Windows 8.1 installed on the primary C: drive and I want to extend its size from other free (unallocated) space. There are lots of solutions online but none of them is 100% correct or offer ...
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OEM partition of 465 GB in a 1TB disk, too big - how to resize it?

I just bought a new computer and I installed a windows 8 and I would to install a Windows Server 2012 in another partition in my PC, but there is this OEM partition that is occupying half of the ...
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testdisk - deleted partitions can be seen, but if I recover, will it wipe out existing partitions

I have a 170GB ntfs partition lost after ntfsresize(command) aborted, I restored the partition wrongly with testdisk, which shows, now a 205GB ntfs(with a exclamation mark) which may be including the ...
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Windows doesn't boot anymore after partition change

Background: I normally use Linux as OS. I had a dual boot with Windows XP. Since I had some problems with the windows partition (too long to explain), I shifted it of a while. This is what I have done:...
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MFT / NTLDR / NTFS (external drive) damaged after ntfsresize (Linux)

I have had an external USB drive attached to a RaspberryPi (headless), 1.5 TB Volume, 100% partition NTFS. During this question Creating ext4 partition from console, my goal was to change the overall ...
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How to resize extended partition?

I have primary partition with Windows XP on it. Also I have extended partition divided into 3 logical partitions: - Drive D: for Windows - Ext4 Linux System - Swap Now, Linux is my main system, and I'...
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Resize a raid1 ntfs partition

My computer is running windows 7 on a software raid1 (ntfs obviously) partition. I would like to reduce the size of the partition (currently the on whole disk) to install a raid0 (or 1 I don't know ...
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Resize a partition image with GParted?

I've resized partitions in GParted before. Now I'd like to move a large but mostly empty partition to a smaller drive. Instead of resizing it in place, I'd prefer to make a copy on a 3rd drive (...
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Windows XP installed on C: drive, nothing on D: - how can D: be a system partition?

I reinstalled Windows XP on a friend's computer. It was nuked with viruses and malware, so I booted with a Ubuntu live CD and used GParted to make a new partition (recovery), move all of their files ...
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Do ntfsresize and gparted work on a disk image mounted through the loop device?

I need to resize an NTFS partition on a disk for which I have an image (dumped with dd). I mounted it through the loop device on Linux: # losetup -o 32256 /dev/loop0 disk.img # I got the offset from ...
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After ntfsresize (ntfs resize), what is the exact line to type in for fdisk?

I was told that after ntfsresize (ntfs resize), the fdisk command needs to be run... But how can it be run? What is the exact line? In a book Knoppix Hacks, it seems to suggest needing some ...
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On Ubuntu / Linux, after running ntfsresize, must you run fdisk? Instead, can you run GParted to resize the partition?

GParted cannot shrink the partition since it says there are 5 bad sectors that are hardware related. (Scan disk on Windows XP can't fix them). So, after booting up the GParted disc, I used the ...