The Windows 7 operating system itself brings with it many system management configuration tools, such as disk managers that adjust the hard disk partitions. In Windows XP, we need to use some third-party software to manage hard disk partitions, such as new partitions, formatting, resizing, merging partitions, and more. So now buy a new computer, in the installation of Windows 7 system We do not care how to partition, the partition of the hard disk sizing operation can be placed after the system installation is completed. In this example, let's look at how to resize a hard disk partition on a computer that has Windows 7 installed.
First run the Disk Management tool: Click on the lower left corner of the Microsoft icon, in the search box to enter Diskmgmt.msc, in order to ensure administrator privileges, do not direct return. Instead, at the top of the search results, right-click the Diskmgmt.msc and choose to run as an administrator . The following figure:
Open Disk Management tool
The Disk Management tool is now open and the interface is as follows:
Windows 7 Disk Management tool interface
Let's take a look at how to compress a partition (that is, C, D, and so on), and part of it to create a new partition. Right-click to select a compressed volume on the disk character that needs to be reduced.
Right-click on the partition to select the compressed volume
The system will then pop up a prompt window "Please wait while the volume is being queried for available compressed space." A new Adjustment Partition dialog box appears when the analysis is complete. You can see the total size before compression , which is the total capacity size value of the partition. The number of input compressed space (MB) indicates how many space sizes can be separated from the current partition to create a new partition.
Input compressed space amount
Now enter the size value of the new partition in the input box for the input compressed space (MB) , which cannot be larger than the number in the original input box. This is measured in megabytes, and the size of the hard disk is now measured in gigabytes. You can simply think that 1000MB is equal to 1GB, for example, you need 10GB space, you need to enter 10000 in the input box, and so on. But the system is based on 1GB=1024MB, so the size of the 10000MB will be slightly less than 10GB.
Then click on the Compression button, and then you can see that a new partition appears behind the partition that has just been resized. You can then create a volume on the new partition, and then format it to use the new. It can be seen that Microsoft's own system tools are strong enough, and because it is the system with its own tools, so the stability of the Third-party tool is much higher. Adjusting partitions before Windows XP often requires rebooting the system and has the risk of failure. If the system is a Windows 7 system, it is recommended that you use the system's own partition management tool for zoning adjustments.