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Windows 7: How to merge two Unallocated partitions!

18 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7, 64Bit
 
 
How to merge two Unallocated partitions!

Hello,
i have two Unallocated partitions in the same hard disk!
How to merge both of them to make one partition?

PS: i can't open "Create and format hard disk partitions"
from windows, i don't know WHY?! so i'am using PARAGON
Partition Manger; please recommend any other good program!

Thanks & Best REGARDS



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18 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

You can't merge them as they are separated by your E partition.

You need to backup the data on the E partition then delete it.

Once you've done that you an create a new partition on the resultant blank space.

Macrium seems a popular disk manager with people on these forums.
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18 Jul 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64/Ubuntu 11
 
 

Try doing it with Partition Magic 8.
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18 Jul 2011   #4

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by XenX View Post
Try doing it with Partition Magic 8.

I agree Partitiion Magic CAN do this...I've used it myself..it'll take a while though.
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18 Jul 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64/Ubuntu 11
 
 

I've heard people saying that doing it with a 3rd Party Software is more safer (Its only what I've heard). Good Luck.
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18 Jul 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linkmaster00 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by XenX View Post
Try doing it with Partition Magic 8.

I agree Partitiion Magic CAN do this...I've used it myself..it'll take a while though.
Partition Magic 8 is incompatible with Windows 7.

Macrium will do the job just fine.
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18 Jul 2011   #7

Windows 7, 64Bit
 
 

thanks alot, but:-
1. how can i merge the partitions using Macrium?
2. Notice in the picture; that the displayed size for
the free space for any new partitions is 362GB!!!!!
that means Macrium included Linux partition also! see 1st post pic.


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18 Jul 2011   #8

32bit: XP, Win7 H.P. / 64bit: 2008R2, Win7 Pro, Ultimate / Several flavors of Linux
 
 

Try using EASEUS Partition Master Home Edition (free for home use). Use it to MOVE your "E:\" to the head of the drive thus moving the unallocated space behind "E:\" but in front of your Linux partitions. Then you can increase the size of "E:\" to take up the unallocated space "behind" it.

The software will respect your Linux and works in Windows 7.

Regards,
GEWB
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18 Jul 2011   #9

Windows 7, 64Bit
 
 

thank you,
would you please describe how to move the partition E!
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18 Jul 2011   #10

32bit: XP, Win7 H.P. / 64bit: 2008R2, Win7 Pro, Ultimate / Several flavors of Linux
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DaYiM View Post
thank you,
would you please describe how to move the partition E!
In EASEUS Partition Master you would select (click on) your "E:\" partition - the cursor turns into a four-headed arrow. Next, click-hold-drag "E:\" to the far left (beginning of the drive), release.

To then add the unallocated space to the moved "E:\" drive, hover over the right boundary of the partition; when you see the double-headed arrow click and drag the boundary to the right and take up all of the unallocated space then release.

In the lower left corner of EASEUS Partition Master click the APPLY button and follow the prompts.

Regards,
GEWB
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