Disk utility stuck on updating boot support partitions

06-Aug-2016 05:43 by 9 Comments

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Note that the extend partition feature only works with contiguous space.

I wanted to install windows 7 on the hard disk with boot camp with a USB and ISO image.

After searching I found that I need to modify my to allow my boot camp to create a bootable USB (since normally it doesn't have the option to create the USB for my model since it came with a disk drive).

After doing so and seemingly having a fine (but long) install process onto the USB.

I told boot camp how much space to partition windows on and hit install. When it came back up it was stuck on a grey apple logo screen forever (I waited 15 minutes to ensure it wasn't just "thinking").

Windows 7, Windows 8, 8.1, 10, and Vista include a built-in functionality in Disk Management to shrink and expand partitions. It’s worth noting that many third-party utilities will be more feature-rich, but you can do the very basic stuff in Windows without adding anything new.

To get to this utility, open up Control Panel, and type in into the search box..

you’ll immediately see the link show up: If you are in Windows 8 or 8.1 you’ll need to use the Start Screen search.

If you are in Windows 10, just use the Start Menu or the Control Panel search. In the Disk Management screen, just right-click on the partition that you want to shrink, and select “Shrink Volume” from the menu.

In the Shrink dialog, you will want to enter the amount you want to shrink by, not the new size.

For example, if you want to shrink your 50gb partition by roughly 10gb so that it will now be roughly 40gb, enter 10000 into the box: In the Disk Management screen, just right-click on the partition that you want to shrink, and select “Extend Volume” from the menu.

On this screen, you can specify the amount that you want to increase the partition by.

In this case, I’m going to extend it back to the roughly 50GB size that it was before.