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Help: Want to dual boot but can't partition my SSD

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I want to dual boot Win 7 & 8 so I was going to partition my SSD for the new win 8 OS. However, when I go and select the "Shrink Volume" option under Computer Management, it gives me this error message "The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it".

Did I do something during Sean's SSD tweaks that would have given me this error?
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You may have disabled a service. Also make sure that hibernation is disbaled along with system restore and do a disk cleanup to remove the old hibernation file so you can shrink the parition. Then turn them back on if you want. If you are stilling having issues, you can always do PartitionMagic from a Hiren Boot CD
 
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You may have disabled a service. Also make sure that hibernation is disbaled along with system restore and do a disk cleanup to remove the old hibernation file so you can shrink the parition. Then turn them back on if you want. If you are stilling having issues, you can always do PartitionMagic from a Hiren Boot CD

I didn't turn off Hibernation but I did disable (turn off) system restore. Are you saying to turn that back on?
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Ok, I just turned System Protection back on and am getting the same error message. So it wasn't that service that is giving me the error message. Does anyone else know what could be causing this?
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Well I used GParted so I am dual booting now. thumb.gif
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Good old GParted.
 
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Well I used GParted so I am dual booting now. thumb.gif

thumb.gif Never count out the Linux option!
 
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