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 SolvedExternal HDD changed from NTFS to RAW. Is manual recovery safe or do I consult a computer professional? Forum Partition half of Fat32 Ext.HDD to NTFS without losing data? Forum External HDD keeps loosing data and makes folders inaccessible (NTFS) Forum NTFS Formatted Partition Maxtor External Drive Forum 3TB NTFS External HDD is seen as RAW, TestDisk finds files, not sure how to save them Forum SolvedLaptop travel backup strategy: external duplicated bootable HDD? (w/extra partition?) Forum Windows 8.1 Install UEFI with external HDD Partition Fat32 Forum How to Convert RAW External HDD to NTFS or How to Format RAW Drive ? Forum EXTERNAL HDD merged with one of internal partition with usb cable only is it possible and safe ??? Forum Can't access harddisk partition on external HDD Forum Windows 8 Recovery Drive on External HDD Partition Forum SolvedExternal hdd two partitions windows said needs to format Forum SolvedHow to remove MBR and NTFS partition Forum External HDD: only 1 partition out of the 2 works!! Forum EXTERNAL HRD DRIVE WITH CD AND HDD PARTITION Forum External hdd lost partition Forum Cannot see second partition on my external HDD Forum Recovering Deleted Partition on External HDD Forum Can a partitioned external HDD be bootable? Forum SolvedHelp partitioning hard drive to NTFS and intalling windows 7 (NO OS ON HARD DRIVE) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !