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Shrink a hard disk partition before upgrading to a smaller capacity solid state drive

Do you remember any notable events from the year 2011?  Pop culture websites tell me it was the year the band R.E.M. disbanded after thirty-one years, comedian Russell Brand and singer Katy Perry filed for divorce, and actor Charlie Sheen was fired from the hit television show Two and a Half Men.

The Windows 10 Disk Management console shows my primary hard drive volume reduced to 175GB
The Windows 10 Disk Management console shows my primary hard drive volume reduced to 175GB

I don’t recall significant personal life events attributed to 2011, but records show me in July of that year I bought a Dell XPS 17″ laptop to replace a two-year old Dell netbook that was a tad too small for everyday use.  I still use this laptop six and a half years later.

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