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Resizing partition with DiskPart using desired and minimum options is unsuccessful

I have a few systems I want to shrink the primary (and only) partition to about half of the disk and then create a new partition in the newly available space. The disks are 500GB. I want to script it, ...
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Is there any way to fix a corrupted LDM database?

TL;DR: Are there any tools/approaches to diagnosing and fixing LDM (Logical Disk Manager) metadata structures without recreating from scratch? Full description: I have two SSD drives ...
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what's the difference between a Volume and a Partition in Windows 7 diskpart [closed]

I was trying to follow the Intel guide for setting up iRST (Intel Rapid Start Technology) on my new laptop. The Intel manual says you need to create a *Volume that is as big or bigger than your ...
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Resizing a System Partition Windows Server 2003 VM (Getting GParted Error)

I am getting an error while trying to resize System Partition for Windows 2003 Server (this is a VM on a Hyper-v Windows Server 2008) using GParted Live CD ISO. Followed this tutorial: ...
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Rebuilding partition tables

Being the silly person I am, I accidentally used clean command in DISKPART on the wrong HDD (external via USB). I know all the data is still there as I didn't use the all parameter, and I even ...
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Resizing volume with DiskPart unsuccessful, while there's enough free space

I have a physical disk with two partitions, an old OS partition (with MBR) of 296GB and a RECOVERY partition of 2048MB (a default DELL recovery partition), both are not in use. I have successfully ...
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Resizing Partitions/Volumes on Dynamic Disks (Windows Server 2003)

What is the best way to resize partitions on a server with a Dynamic Disk? I have 4 volumes in what appears to be 2 partitions. I have ghosted each of these volumes to separate image files. I will ...
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How to create dynamic volume in stripe configuration, aligned to 1024?

I am trying to create a software stripe setup with two physical disks (underneath they are 128K stripe, RAID5 for each). I've read that one can use diskpart, but I am unable to come up with a command ...