Can you unlock a partition in external HDD? (NTFS) Tags: Hard Drives Unlock NTFS Partition External Hard Drive Storage Last response: March 19, 2007 6:11 PM in Storage Share Vista_Nueva March 17, 2007 8:54:23 PM I had at first made my external 1 big 250gb partition, but I want to shrink that partition. but when I use the Ubuntu partitioner (my only option I think) it shows a padlock and won't let me resize. How can I get this to change? More about : unlock partition external hdd ntfs evongugg a b G Storage March 19, 2007 6:11:09 PM Try GParted (Free), also in LiveCD or Partition Magic. http://gparted.sourceforge.net/ http://www.symantec.com/home_homeoffice/products/overvi... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumHow to Convert RAW External HDD to NTFS or How to Format RAW Drive ? ForumRecover RAW partition to NTFS ForumExternal HDD : only 1 partition out of the 2 works!! ForumEXTERNAL HRD DRIVE WITH CD AND HDD PARTITION ForumNTFS /RAW HDD and stuck at middle of resizing ForumNTFS external Hard disk problem ForumHow di I re=format a NTFS partition into a FAT partition ForumAccessing to another primary ntfs partition ForumCloning hdd to ssd software? both ntfs and ext4 ForumNtfs to fat32 for 1tb external ForumExternal Hard Drive missing Space/ Partition ForumHow to recover data on a external drive after deleting partition ForumTo see if hdd partition table is MBR or GPT ForumNTFS Formatted Partition Maxtor External Drive ForumExternal Hdd , need to assign letter, but cant ForumHow to recover a deleted file off an external HDD ? Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 ForumExternal for Video/Graphic Design ForumHDD enclosures!!! ForumIs my HDD broken? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !