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Windows 7: Quick Question About Partitions...

19 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32 (UPDATE: Now x64!)
 
 
Quick Question About Partitions...

Okay, suppose I have 2 partitions and there is 10GB extra in each of them. Can I take 5GB from each and create 1 new 10GB partition? Or do I have to create 2 partitions of 5GB each and then merge them or something??

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19 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You can do either, but make sure your data is backed up first, just in case. Also be sure not to restrict existing partitions...you always want to leave plenty of free space.
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19 Oct 2010   #3
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If Disk Management can't do what you want, use free Partition Wizard: Free Download Magic Partition Manager Software - Partition Wizard Online

If you need help, post back a screenshot of your full Disk Management drive map, using Snipping Tool in Start Menu. Tell us what you want to put where.
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