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Questions tagged [partitioning]

When you create two or more logical volumes (drives) from one physical hard disk (or other storage device), you're working with partitions.

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How can I shrink a Windows 10 partition in dual-boot with Windows and Ubuntu

I have both Windows 10 and Ubuntu installed. I have only C drive in Windows and I want to shrink it. I'm not able to shrink it and see this error message: Windows – Cannot cannot shrink a volume ...
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Accidentally pulled out the usb while writing to disk

So i have this USB drive. I was copying something to it. While I tried to remove it safely, it showed still writing to disk. I pulled it out by mistake and now it's not working. If I plug it on ...
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Migrating one partition to SSD in a way that allows booting?

I've got a Windows Installation, with a partition table that looks like this: Volume ### Ltr Label Fs Type Size Status Info ---------- --- ----------- ----- --------...
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How to combine 2 Primary disks that live on the same physical drive

From Disk Management. I have only one 500GB SSD:
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How to Remove an Undeletable, Zero Byte Partition at sector 0 on USB Thumb Drives [duplicate]

Malware has done something with every USB thumb drive I own, leaving a zero byte partition at sector 0. I know that it is somehow being utilized to re-infect because I've managed to use recovery ...
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Is it possible to fix number of sectors in the USB enclosure?

I have a LUKS-encrypted external USB hard drive (1TB HGST Touro S). If I put the drive into the new USB enclosure, it reduces the number of sectors by 1 and I cannot mount the filesystem anymore. Is ...
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Suggestions on investigating a failure with writing RAW data to a USB drive

I have a 16GB USB drive from SanDisk (Cruzer Glide). I've purchased these before and had great success with them. The ones I bought previously had an amber LED. The new ones I bought have a blue LED. ...
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HAAAALLLP!! Can someone guide me to UNFUBAR my RAID 1?

I have the X58A-UD3R motherboard running windows 7(I know it's old, I have another windows 10 laptop but for that desktop purposes didn't really need to upgrade until a new build); I was getting BSODs ...
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Storage HDD - Missing GPT table I think, options?

Have a 2 Tb storage volume, contained a 1 Tb NTFS volume and a 1 Tb Ext4 volume. Spare computer, I switch it between windows and linux. Recently put on Windows, and on first boot Windows said 'you ...
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Hard drive appears to be corrupted after a botched partition move/expand

I moved / and /boot onto an M.2 drive, leaving /home on my SSD. After ensuring M.2 drive was booting correctly I started a LiveCD (Pop_OS because it's what I had around and it's Ubuntu more or less) ...
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Can't creat a recovery disk on windows 10: Some required files are missin

Recently I bought a asus vivobook notebook which has genuine win 10 home pre-installed. But I have installed ubuntu 16.04 alongside it. For doing so I had to shrink the partition in which windows is ...
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how can i boot on my OS after Installing dualboot between fedora in LVM and ubuntu with normal method?

hi i have a problem when trying to make my laptop dualboot, after install ubuntu and fedora in my laptop there's no choice in screen to pick like enter safemode, memtest, or the OS. i don't even know ...
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Why “Extend volume” in Windows 7 is greyed out?

I want to extend C: drive in my Windows 7 PC which is the primary partition. I converted its adjacent D: drive into primary partition which was initially a logical partition. But the problem is that I ...
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Deleting partitions during windows installation

I want to do a fresh installation of windows 10 on my pc where 8.1 is currently installed. I have 3 partitions and want to install it in c drive with 185GB (where 8.1 is currently installed) do I ...
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Why do I have a small unallocated space at the end of my storage device?

As can be seen in the photo above I have 1.3MB of unallocated space near the end of the storage. Why is that? And is it a Windows fault or is that the way it's supposed to be? What is the correct way ...

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