On one of my
Isn’t it ironic that in the year 2007, we still are using letters of the alphabet to refer to all the different kinds of disks (CD, network, USB, thumb, floppy)?
On my PDP-8 computer back in the 70’s, I used OS/8 which used PIP (Peripheral Interchange Program) which referred to peripheral devices with somewhat mnemonic names, such as PTP0: for Paper Tape Punch, DT0: for DecTape unit 0.
Right click on a volume and choose “Shrink” or “Expand”.
I chose to shrink drive D. I expected some sort of progress bar, but just got the wait cursor (spinning circle on
Apparently, Shrink causes the end of the drive to move left, freeing up space. Extend apparently will only extend to the right. IOW, to the left of Drive E was a new unallocated volume, which I could not extend to the left.
So, I could either make it a new volume, or mount the space inside an existing empty NTFS folder (these 2 options are available in WinXP), such as one in drive E:, which expands the available space as seen by programs on drive E.