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Windows 7: How to merge 2 partitions?


26 Nov 2009   #1

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How to merge 2 partitions?

Hey everyone, I decided to delete my recovery partition since I can't burn them to disks because I don't have the appropriate program. So now, I have 10.88GB of unallocated space that I want to merge with Partition (C). How do I do this? Here's a picture:



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26 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Right click C: and select extend.
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26 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

It won't let me go above a certain limit...

EDIT: nevermind, I got it now!
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26 Nov 2009   #4

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wii Master 64 View Post
It won't let me go above a certain limit...
Here is a tutorial to show you how to use GParted to manage hard drive space.

Hard Drive Partitions - Changing with GParted

There are many other progs to do this also

Cheers!
Robert
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26 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Thanks, but I've got everything solved now. This can be marked a solved topic.
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24 Aug 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows XP x64
 
 

if it was solved, why dont you post how u did that?
it's useful for other users as u got from many others.
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24 Aug 2011   #7

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pikorokoso View Post
if it was solved, why dont you post how u did that?
it's useful for other users as u got from many others.
Take a look at this tool:
Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD
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31 Jan 2013   #8

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 
Update

Would have been nice to post a reply to show how he fixed it

Anyhow, here's how to do it:

First, right click the spare partition you want to merge, scroll down to delete volume and click on it. Once done, select your primary partition, the one that you want your spare partition to merge with. Right click and scroll down to extend volume and click on it. Click next in the box that appears. The default settings that appear should be fine unless you feel the need to change anything. Click next, then click finish. Viola!

Sweet...
kris
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31 Jan 2013   #9

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

It was answered by the 2nd post in 2009, but thanks.

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31 Jan 2013   #10
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Since this was first posted our favorite Partition Manager here free Partition Wizard bootable CD
has released a cool new Extend feature that can resize a partition to/from space in any other partition even if it's not adjacent: How to extend partition easily with partition magic – Partition Wizard video help.
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