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Windows 7: disk management, how do i allocate more drive space

10 Aug 2012   #1
malkari

win7 ultimate x64
 
 
disk management, how do i allocate more drive space

hi sorry to bother you i recently installed win7 ultimate x64 and wondering why there is a non labelled partition with over 100 gig ,the thing is i had a mate fit this hd in for me and said he had to dos format it or something im not sure what he did as im not a techy person i know he said he deleted 2 partitions and left 2 on.Is there a chance i could delete the uknown one to allocate for more space pls .




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10 Aug 2012   #2
malkari

win7 ultimate x64
 
 
heres a better pic

better screenshot of management


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10 Aug 2012   #3
hubnerqup

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

The small partition is allocated by windows.
If you are not familiar with the disk manager,
keep far away from it.
100M is useless for storing anything.
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10 Aug 2012   #4
malkari

win7 ultimate x64
 
 

no ive no idea lol so any1 know how i can pls
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10 Aug 2012   #5
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello malkari, welcome to Seven Forums!


If you're referring to the one on the far right, there in Windows disk management right click the partition and click "Change Drive ..." then "Add Letter" that will/should give you access to it.


Do not give the one on the far left a letter.
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10 Aug 2012   #6
malkari

win7 ultimate x64
 
 

i think i know what you mean the one that has over 100 gig unused and no label,sorry im a newbie. the far right with over 100 gig will only let me delete it
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10 Aug 2012   #7
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by malkari View Post
i think i know what you mean the one that has over 100 gig unused and no label,sorry im a newbie.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Hello malkari, welcome to Seven Forums!


If you're referring to the one on the far right, there in Windows disk management right click the partition and click "Change Drive ..." then "Add Letter" that will/should give you access to it.


Do not give the one on the far left a letter.
Yes that one, leave the one on the left alone or you will be sorry.
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10 Aug 2012   #8
malkari

win7 ultimate x64
 
 

drive c will let me change drive letter ect but the 100gig will only say delete volume?
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10 Aug 2012   #9
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

What are you needing to do make C: larger?


If you are sure there is nothing on the partition to the right you need then just delete it then right click C: and click "Extend Volume" that should do it for you.
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10 Aug 2012   #10
malkari

win7 ultimate x64
 
 

yes im wanting to make c larger thankyou all
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