|Modifying or deleting partitions may result in loss of data. Ensure that all data is properly backed up prior to attempting any modification of hard disk volumes.
Dell recommends not modifying the following partitions on Disk 0 in Windows Vista or Windows 7 Disk Management:
To manage partitions in Windows 8, follow these steps:
Microsoft has detailed information for creating and modifying partitions in Windows 7. Refer to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article, "Can I repartition my hard disk?"
Microsoft has detailed information for creating and modifying partitions in Windows Vista. Refer to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article, "Can I repartition my hard disk?"
Windows XP does not include native tools to modify or merge established partitions. There are many third-party tools to accomplish this task, such as Partition Magic. Refer to the particular vendor of the software for information on how to use their tools.
To create a new partition or logical drive, refer to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article, "How to use Disk Management to configure basic disks in Windows XP"
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Article ID: SLN129696
Last Date Modified: 09/25/2013 12:00 AM