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Windows 7: repartition problem


06 Oct 2012   #1

windows 7 ultimate x64 bit
 
 
repartition problem

Hi everyone,

I was trying to re-partition my hard disk. I go through all the procedure but it is showing an error. I had shrink the volume but I am unable to allocate it. I'm uploading snapshot for more detail showcase of my problem kindly tell me a solution..

Thnx



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06 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Windows XP SP3, Linux Mint 17 MATE (64 bit)
 
 

I think it is complaining because you already have 3 Primary Partition and an Extended Partition.

Option 1
Can you expand D to use the unallocated space?

Option 2

Back up the contents of D and then delete it.
Reallocate the combined space (30 + ~98 = ~128 GB) as 2 Logical drives.
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06 Oct 2012   #3
Microsoft MVP

 

You can add a Logical partition in the Unallocated space using free Partition Wizard which is more flexible in this particular operation than Disk Mgmt.

Partition Wizard Create Partition Video Help
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06 Oct 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Windows XP SP3, Linux Mint 17 MATE (64 bit)
 
 

GParted is another option.

Given the choice, I'll use GParted before Windows Disk Management every time.
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