Active@ Partition Manager

Use this utility to perform maintenance tasks on hard drive partitions.

To use Active@ Partition Manager:

From the Active@ Boot Disk shell click Start > Programs > Active@ Partition Manager. You will be greeted with Active@ Partition Manager initial dialog:
Getting Started
Welcoming screen offering you most commonly used actions for this application.
Create Partition
Directly manage the unallocated space on your hard drive.
Partition Manager
Manage and edit your existing partitions
  • To enter the Partition Manager view click on Partition Manager
  • To view the properties of the selected device, right click on it and choose Properties. The device properties report box appear in the right panel:
  • To create a partition:
    1. On a hard disk device click an Unallocated area in the list to select it.
    2. Click Create New Partition which will initialize Create New Partition dialog box:
    3. In Partition geometry type the partition offset (in sectors) and the partition size (in megabytes).
    4. The maximum available size for the partition is set by default.
    5. In Partition Attributes select a drive letter from the drop-down list.
    6. To format this partition select the Format New Partition check box and set parameters for the format action.
    7. Click Create. The partition is created.
  • To delete a partition:
    1. Right click on a partition that you want to delete.
    2. Click Delete. A message will appear asking for your confirmation.
    3. Click Yes. The partition is deleted.
  • To format a partition:
    1. Right click on a partition in the list to select it and open the Partition Manager Menu.
    2. By choosing Format, you will launch the Format Partition window box:
    3. Give the partition a volume label in Volume Label.
    4. Select a file system type in the File System drop-down list.
    5. Select an allocation unit size in the Allocation unit size drop-down list.
    6. To perform a quick format select the Perform a quick format check box.
    7. To perform a full format clear the Perform a quick format check box.
    8. Click OK the process will be initialized and the progress bar will appear.
  • To change the letter for a device or volume:
    1. Select a device or a volume and right click on it.
    2. Click Change Attributes. The Partition Attributes dialog box appears with the first available letter selected:
  1. To change the drive letter, select a letter from the Assign the following drive letter drop-down list.
  2. Click OK. The letter is assigned.
Note: For more detailed instructions and support see the Active@ Partition Manager User Guide at Start > Documentation.