There are two basic ways of creating a new
partition. The first is through Disk Management
from within the Vista operating system itself
or, alternatively, there is a way of creating a
new partition using the Vista DVD.
To create a new partition using the Vista CD
proceed as follows:
1/ Switch on your PC.
2/ Quickly insert the Vista DVD
into your CD/DVD-ROM drive.
3/ A message will appear asking you to
'Press any key to boot from CD/DVD.'
4/ Press any key.
5/ A black screen will now appear with a
progress bar along the bottom. The legend say's
Windows is loading files.
6/ After the files have been loaded the
Language screen will appear.
7/ Select your language from
the list and press Next.
8/ At the Installation screen
press the Install Now button.
9/ The product key window
will now open.
10/ Type your product key
number into the available box and then press
11/ The End user Licence Agreement
now appears. You 'must' accept
this to continue.
12/ The next screen to appear is
Where do you want to install Windows.
13/ At the bottom of this window you will see
an option marked Drive options
(Advanced), click on this option.
14/ In this Window select
'unallocated space' from the list of
partitions and then click New.
15/ A size box will now
appear under the New option.
16/ Type the size of the new
partition into this box (or simply
accept the default), then click the
17/ The new partition will
now be created.