Repartition a hard drive on Thinkpad SL500

Hello world

I recently bought an SL500. The partitions created by Lenovo seem not useful stuff. There are currently two partitions, S: (about 1.5 GB) and C: (about 231,5 GB). The computer seems to boot from the S: drive.

I want to reorganize C: a more useful (about 60 GB for programs) C: and D: (balance for data). I tried to do this in Windows Vista, but when I try to shrink C:, it only seems to be about 9 GB of available. If this does not serve the purpose. Am I missing something here?

I created the recovery disks and can format the system to create the partitions (which I have all the data at the moment). The rescue disks give you an option to create partitions?

Y at - it another way to do it.

Thanks for all the help.


before you clean your drive, please backup your data in C:\SWTools.

There are all your necessary drivers and applications stored.

With R & R you could recover only to the State factory, with two partitions, a R & R and a C:\ partition.

It takes partion your hard drive and install Vista from scratch.

Here is a guide to installation of Vista in NBR.



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