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Windows 7: is unallocated partition is primary or logical

03 May 2013   #1
quiclslvr

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is unallocated partition is primary or logical

as u can see in the image to be clear...i have two unallocated partitions,,,,both are logical...and three primary partions. now at this condition can i add one more primary partitionby recovering one unallocated partition ? or if i make one primary partition after the reovery then ohter working partition will be lost?

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03 May 2013   #2
benjy206

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

From my understandng basically there just unused memory of the disk. You can have four primary partitions. So you could use the two empty ones as one partition here is how: Partition or Volume - Create New
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04 May 2013   #3
gregrocker

 

You can have up to four primary partitions or three Primary and as many Logical as you want as long as they are adjacent.

Here's how to Create Partition - Partition Wizard Video Help

Another option is to resize the existing partitions to take up the unallocated space or space from any other partition. With the cool new Extend feature in PW they don't even need to be adjacent to do this: How to extend partition easily with Partition Wizard - video help.
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