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Windows 7: C drive full, but D is empty, how to extend?

12 Aug 2014   #11
Kaktussoft

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With Partition Wizard you can do now:
  • shrink D
  • then extend E: to take space we got from D:
  • then shrink the beginning of E: to make space for ubuntu
  • then resize ubuntu to take space we got from E: (so make it larger and DON'T change starting sector yet!)
Press apply afterwards and confirm that win7 and ubuntu still boot correctly. Post results


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12 Aug 2014   #12
agarwal29

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
With Partition Wizard you can do now:
  • shrink D
  • then extend E: to take space we got from D:
  • then shrink the beginning of E: to make space for ubuntu
Press apply afterwards and confirm that win7 and ubuntu still boot correctly. Post results
OK, better to use the live version, right?
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12 Aug 2014   #13
Kaktussoft

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live version??? You mean bootable CD?
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12 Aug 2014   #14
agarwal29

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
live version??? You mean bootable CD?
Yes, sir.
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12 Aug 2014   #15
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by agarwal29 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
live version??? You mean bootable CD?
Yes, sir.
Use live version. Be sure to move/resize the correct partitions!
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12 Aug 2014   #16
agarwal29

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by agarwal29 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
live version??? You mean bootable CD?
Yes, sir.
Use live version. Be sure to move/resize the correct partitions!
Okay, thanks. I will do this tomorrow and get back to you.
Thanks again.
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12 Aug 2014   #17
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

But since you asked - make an image of ALL partitions on the disk. I once lost ALL partitions on a disk because I made a small mistake with Partition Wizard - but luckily I had the images. I would not use Clonzilla, but if you are comfortable with is, it's better than nothing.

Imaging with free Macrium
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