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Windows Vista™ Inside Out by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Changing Volume Sizes

Space requirements have a way of changing over time. If you find you need to add space to an existing volume, Disk Management can help—provided space is available, of course. If you need to squeeze an additional volume onto an existing disk, Disk Management can assist with that task as well—again, assuming you have sufficient unused space on existing volumes.

Extending a Volume

Disk Management will be happy to make an NTFS volume larger for you, provided unallocated space is available on the same or another hard disk. To accomplish the expansion, right-click the volume you want to expand, and choose Extend Volume from the shortcut menu. Click Next to move past the Extend Volume Wizard’s welcome page. The Select Disks page, ...

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