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Windows 7: Need a new partition

27 Mar 2015   #21
Uchiha

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I've been so stupid.
I'll just expand C drive to 60 GB, transfer all my Work data there, delete Work partition and create a new one.

How could I miss that?


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27 Mar 2015   #22
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Your call, how much data is in the Work partition?
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27 Mar 2015   #23
Uchiha

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

16 gb
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27 Mar 2015   #24
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Add that 16GB to the total of your C: drive then, let's say expand it to 80GB in total?
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27 Mar 2015   #25
Uchiha

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Dude. You have an unhealthy obsession with the size of my C drive. xD
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27 Mar 2015   #26
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

It's a sexy drive, and why are you taking work home with you anyway?

On a serious note, it's just a bit of forward planning, leaving that wiggle room there so things run nice and smooth. Why add complications in the mix for ourselves when there are plenty that will add themselves in of their own accord? So,
  • Expand C: to 80GB
  • Move the contents of Z: to a Work folder placed in C:
  • Delete Z:
  • Create a partition in the first unallocated space
  • Extend newly created partition into the last unallocated space (formerly Z: )
Sound good?
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27 Mar 2015   #27
Uchiha

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

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Already did this :P


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27 Mar 2015   #28
Uchiha

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Does this look about right?
I know I won't be able to extend my C drive anymore...

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27 Mar 2015   #29
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Uchiha View Post
I know I won't be able to extend my C drive anymore...
Yeah you will, just delete X: then extend C: into it by 20GB. Then create a partition on what X was and extend it the extra 40GB into that free space.

If you want to of course.
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27 Mar 2015   #30
Uchiha

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Are you 100% positive that I'll need 80GB in C drive in the next one year?
Then I will do what you ask me to.
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