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creating disc partitions in a newly deployed windows image in k2000

02/29/2016 627 views

Hi people,


I have just deployed a new image of windows with

my k2000. To avoid problems It has only one partition...(C:) .

I would like to partition the drives after deployment.

I couldn't seen to be able to partition the drive as a

preinstall task. I think you cant partition an image

before deployment

Any ideas anyone? Any good batch script anyone

willing to share.......Or best practices.

Thanks gang.



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How do you want to partition the disk?  Purpose of repartitioning?
Answered 02/29/2016 by: SMal.tmcc
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  • Hey SMal.
    My Scenario............
    Image of 100gig Windows7 system partition.........
    To be deployed onto a 500gig hard drive..........

    So ..... I don't want to have a 500gig C: drive for my new pc.
    That's why I want to partition it into C: and D: after the image has been installed.
    Didn't partition the 500gig beforehand cos not sure about deploying an image of a single partition onto a muti partition disc.
    Any of this making sense?
    • as long as you set the 100 active and as your c: drive you can do that as a pretask. Or you can do that as a mid task if you are more comfortable with that. The advantage of a pretask is diskpart task is built in.
      use:

      select disk 0
      clean
      create partition primary size=100000
      assign letter="c"
      create partition primary
      assign letter="d"
      active
      exit
      • Thanks for the tip SMal.
        Will try it.
        Cheers mate.

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