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Windows 7: how can i use unallocated space !!!!


27 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home basic
 
 
how can i use unallocated space !!!!

hi all i have a new laptop with windows seven home basic i tried to make a new harddrive i had shrinked from the C partition then i have afree unallocated space i tried to make a new drive from it wasn't succesed to finish the wizard >>
Dynamic disks are not supported by this operating system or server configuration dynamic discks are not supported on clusters this what was written and then i watched a video on youtube how to create a new virtual harddrive and i was succed at this time now the problem i can't use the unillocated space < how can i get this space back in my drive C instead of being just a free location can any one help with details <<< ty

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27 Jul 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Sweetseven, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You could extend the C: partition into all of the unallocated space to have the unallocated space added back to the C: partition.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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27 Jul 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello sweetseven, welcome to Seven Forums!


Do not accept a Dynamic disk at all, that may make the PC totally unbootable.


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Before we make any specific recommendations will you please post a snip/screen-shot of the entire Windows disk management drive map with a full description as to which drive/partition is which, so we can see what you have going on as there may be a fairly simple way to resolve the situation.

In the Windows start menu right click computer and click manage, in the left pane of the "Computer Management" window that opens click disk management and post a maximized snip of that.



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27 Jul 2011   #4
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Please post back a screenshot of your maximized Disk Management drive map with listings, using the Snipping Tool in Start Menu.

Did you use Disk Management to do these operations?
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27 Jul 2011   #5

Windows 7 Home basic
 
 

mmm it doesn't help actualy this what i mean i wanna to restore it back to c plz can any one help >???


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27 Jul 2011   #6
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Have a look at the "extend" tutorial linked above by Brink to extend C: back into the unallocated space; have a look at this Method Two in this tutorial linked below for some ideas on how to get more partitions/drives for storage safely..


Partition / Extended : Logical Drives

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27 Jul 2011   #7

Windows 7 Home basic
 
 

this is what appear when i click simple volume and finish my wizard <<<


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27 Jul 2011   #8
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Have a look at the "extend" tutorial linked above by Brink to extend C: back into the unallocated space; then have a look at this tutorial linked below for some ideas on how to get more partitions/drives for storage safely.
Partition / Extended : Logical Drives


Slow down, do not do anything except to extend C: back into the unallocated space you cannot have more than a total of 4 partitions per Hard Disk Drive, you will destroy Windows.



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27 Jul 2011   #9

Windows 7 Home basic
 
 

mr bare i want to restore the free location to partion C<<< is there a way for that ???
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27 Jul 2011   #10
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W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post


Slow down, do not do anything except to extend C: back into the unallocated space you cannot have more than a total of 4 partitions per Hard Disk Drive, you will destroy Windows.
How to Extend a Partition or Volume in Windows 7


Don't do anything before you do this.
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