19. Extend A Partition Using The Windows
Extending a partition is a completely new
addition to Windows Vista. This allows the user to
actually 'stretch' a partition instead of having to
use third party software.
To extend a partition using the Windows Vista
DVD proceed as follows:
1/ Switch onyour 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
10/ Type your product key number
into the available box and then press OK.
11/ The End user Licence Agreement
now appears. You must accept this
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 the partition
you wish to Extend from the list
available and then click the Extend
15/ A box will appear beneath the Extend
option which you can you can use to type in
the size of the extension you want the partition to
have. After you have typed in the size click
OK to proceed.
16/ Your Partition will now be extended by the