Error during the recovery of a drive: E0BB0090: Cannot resize partition.

Article:TECH55138  |  Created: 2009-01-04  |  Updated: 2011-11-22  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH55138
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



Error during the recovery of a drive: E0BB0090: Cannot resize partition.


Error



E0BB0090: Cannot resize partition

Cause



This error can occur if there is an existing partition on the destination drive for the restore .


Solution



Remove the existing partition structure on the drive so that the space is seen as unallocated partition. To remove the partition please follow the steps below:

WARNING: THE FOLLOWING STEPS WILL PERMANENTLY DELETE INFORMATION FROM THE HARD DRIVE(S) IN THE SYSTEM. PROCEED WITH CAUTION.
  1.  From the Symantec Recovery Disk (SRD), click Analyze from the menu
  2. Click Open COmmand Shell Window
  3. From the command prompt, type DISKPART.
  4. Type LIST DISK to list all disks that the SRD sees.
  5. Determine this disk that the partition is on. Once this is done, type SELECT DISK X, where X is the disk number (example: SELECT DISK 0). A message will confirm that this disk is now selected.
  6. If you would like to clean off the entire disk, type CLEAN to complete erase everything from the disk.
  7. If you would like to delete only one or more partition, type LIST PARTITION.
  8. Type SELECT PARTITION X, where X is the partition number (example: SELECT PARTITION 1). A message will confirm that this disk is now selected.
  9. Type DELETE PARTITION X, where X is the partition number (example: DELETE PARTITION 1). A message will confirm that this disk is now deleted.
  10. Type Exit to exit DISKPART, then EXIT to exit the command prompt.
  11. Reboot the machine back into the SRD, and launch the restore wizard.

Supplemental Materials

ValueV-281-187-144
Description

Cannot resize partition



Legacy ID



293565


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH55138


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