VAIO User Guide


Creating Partitions

This topic describes how to create partitions.
  • If you reduce the volume of the C: drive partition, you may not create Recovery Media or complete the recovery process successfully because the free space on the built-in storage device is not sufficient.

  1. Open Control Panel [Details], select System and Security, and select Create and format hard disk partitions under Administrative Tools.

If the User Account Control window appears, select Yes.
  • If you are signed in to your VAIO computer as a standard user, you may be prompted to enter an administrator name and password.

  1. Right-click the C: drive and select Shrink Volume.

  1. Enter the size of the partition to be created in Enter the amount of space to shrink in MB and select Shrink.

  1. Right-click Unallocated and select New Simple Volume.

  1. Follow the on-screen instructions.

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