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Windows 7: Replaced Hard Disk

22 Oct 2013   #1
reiverbill

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Replaced Hard Disk

After replacing a crashed 320 GB disk with a 1 Tb disk and following recovery proceedure the new disk now operates OK but only shows the same amount of space as the previous disk. Is it possible to bring into use the missing disk space.


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22 Oct 2013   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

For others to help you please post on of these.

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Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
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22 Oct 2013   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

In Disk Management you can add the unallocated space to the partition that is to the left of that unallocated space. Just right click on that partition and 'extend volume'.

If you want to add the space to another partition, do what LB says and we'll see what should be done.
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22 Oct 2013   #4
gregrocker

 

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23 Oct 2013   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
This is an excellent tutorial if your unallocated space is directly adjacent to the right of the partition you want to extend. If, however, the unallocated space is located adjacent to another partition, Disk Management or cmd cannot handle it. In that case you need the bootable CD of Partition Wizard.

Here is a little PW tutorial on how to handle the extend function.
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