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Windows 7: I can't find the space of the file I've deleted it from desktop.

25 Nov 2012   #1
haroo

windows 7 home basic x64
 
 
I can't find the space of the file I've deleted it from desktop.

After I changed c: partition from primary to logical using mini tool partition wizard program and created two volumes, there was a file on the dektop, about 88 Gb size, then I deleted it but I can't find its space when do shrenke volume to c: partition.


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25 Nov 2012   #2
gregrocker

 

Is it still in the Recycle Bin? Empty it.

If you still have questions about your partitioning, now's the time to post back a screenshot of the maximized Disk Mgmt drive map with listings, using the Snipping Tool in Start Menu. Tell us what you wish to do exactly.

Most often shrinkage using Disk Mgmt is restrained by system files which are running so cannot be moved using defrag. This is resolved easily by using free Partition Wizard bootable CD to Resize Partition - Video Help.
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25 Nov 2012   #3
haroo

windows 7 home basic x64
 
 

I can't find the space of the file I've deleted it from desktop.-untitled.jpg

I tried Empty recycle but when I do shrenke to c: I just get about 2440 Mb size.


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25 Nov 2012   #4
haroo

windows 7 home basic x64
 
 

But I need to shrenke c: not to add to c:, because as you see it has big size, 350 Gb.
And I need to know that is there any danger in changing c: to logical from primary, I know I already changed c: to logical, because it is said primary is a new technology. just I want to know.
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25 Nov 2012   #5
gregrocker

 

Logical is needed to add more than four partitions to a HD. In place of one Primary a Logical is created which can then have as many adjacent Logicals added as you want. This is best when you are trying to keep the pre-installed HP Boot, Recovery and OEM Diagnostics partitions bootable.

Are you wanting to shrink C more now and where would you like to put that space once C is shrunk?

What would you like to do with the Free Space shown in green?

Did you recover the missing space by emptying the Recycle Bin on C?
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26 Nov 2012   #6
haroo

windows 7 home basic x64
 
 

Yes, I want to shrenke c: more so I can extend the other two volumes more. Because 350 Gb fore c: is too much as you know.
And what do you mean by the last question?
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26 Nov 2012   #7
gregrocker

 

You said you had a large file you deleted from desktop but didn't get the space back for shrinking. I asked you if you checked in the Recycle Bin. If it's in there it is still counted. You need to empty the bin.

Use free Partition Wizard bootable CD to resize C to the size you want, as shown in this video: Partition Wizard Resize Partition - Video Help. It can resize System files that are running otherwise.

Then post back another Disk Mgmt screenshot, explain where you would like to distribute the space you made.
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26 Nov 2012   #8
haroo

windows 7 home basic x64
 
 

I did Empty Recycle Bin but I'm not sure if I recover the space because recycle bin size was so small, but I think I didn't recover it.
I will try partition wizard program to so.
But there is something I want to know, after I changed c: to logical, and when I shrenked it, the available amount was about 330 Gb instade of bigger than that, and the total amount of c: is about 660 Gb?
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26 Nov 2012   #9
gregrocker

 

I explained that Partition Wizard CD can move System Files which are running when you attempt to shrink in Disk Mgmt and thus cannot be relocated to shrink the space. These are not running when you shrink from a booted CD.
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28 Nov 2012   #10
haroo

windows 7 home basic x64
 
 

It works, thanks Greg. bunt now I want to extend the other two volumesI can't find the space of the file I've deleted it from desktop.-untitled.png


Because as you see the green space located left volumes.


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