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Windows 7: I can't extend disk on Windows 7

07 Jul 2015   #1
pvnam95

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
I can't extend disk on Windows 7

I shrinked volume from disk D (20Gb) to install Ubuntu.I deleted volume, and now I want to extend it to disk D but I can't do it.can you help me?I can't extend disk on Windows 7-1.png

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07 Jul 2015   #2
DMHolt57

 
 

Delete the volume, the space becomes 'unallocated'. Then right click on the drive and extend.
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08 Jul 2015   #3
pvnam95

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DMHolt57 View Post
Delete the volume, the space becomes 'unallocated'. Then right click on the drive and extend.
I deleted volume, you can see
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08 Jul 2015   #4
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

It is supposed to say unallocated space not free space. Try deleting with partition wizard free. What was it used for before?
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08 Jul 2015   #5
NoelDP

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

Windows can only extend basic volumes into contiguous space after the existing volume.
You'll have to move the free space to be immediately after the volume you want to extend into it - which will require 3rd-party software.
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08 Jul 2015   #6
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I thought he was trying to extend F

For E, you can use Move/Resize feature of Partition Wizard free.
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08 Jul 2015   #7
pvnam95

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GokAy View Post
It is supposed to say unallocated space not free space. Try deleting with partition wizard free. What was it used for before?
I installed Ubuntu.
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