I just bought a new laptop (Sony Vaio) because my old one (Compac) was often errored and very musical. When I was looking for assistance on how to partition the hard disk, I came across this tips. (Please make sure that you have backed up our recovery driver before shrink your computer).
With Windows Vista, there is no need of any other third party application such as Partition Magic, Disk Director or any other Partition Manager. Windows now has the inbuilt partition manager which is very easy to use.
Shrinking Windows Vista Partitions or partitioning:
This allows you to create a new partition or shrink any existing partition. Follow these steps.
Step 1: The options are available at ‘Disk Management’.
Start Menu -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Administrative Tools -> Double Click Computer Management -> Storage -> Disk Management.
It should look like the image below.
Step 2: Now, right click the partition you want to shrink and select the shrink option. Continue reading