Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Unable to partition

27 Jan 2014   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Not sure if it will help, but after restart when I tried deleting a partition (in Disk Management) it failed but the previously installed MacDrive popped up and tried doing something with it, and both partitions were deleted leaving me with an unallocated hard drive I then formatted to exFAT, so my problem is solved, but how or why I'm not sure. Hopefully my posts can help someone else who may stumble across the problem and forum post!

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Unable to partition

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Unable to delete old partition
Hi, To install windows 7 I used unallocated space at the beginning of my hard disk (it was previously used for an installation of Ubuntu Linux which i stopped using). Now I wish to delete the old Vista partition. The delete volume... option in Disk Management was grayed out so I trued using...
Installation & Setup
unable to extend partition
Any idea how to extend F drive using free space? tried partition wizard but still can't.
General Discussion
Unable to
I recently bought s HP Pavillion g6 laptop with a 500GB HDD etc....The PC came to me with 2 partitions as default,ie C:\ and a Recovery drive.The C:\ has about 441GB.I tried partitioning it using Windows Disk Management.I got to the point of shrinking the C: and having an Unallocated space of...
Installation & Setup
Setup unable to create a new partition or locate an existing partition
I bought a fairly new eMachines E528-2325 from a friend. before buying he decided to use DBAN 2.2.6 to wipe Windows 7 and install Ubuntu 11.04, after buying i requested him to reinstall Windows 7 using usb, so he again used DBAN to wipe the computer. Upon trying to install windows he got the error...
Installation & Setup
Unable to extend C: partition
Okay. I recently created a 100GB partition for Windows 8. I then realised I would only need 50GB so I shrunk it by 50GB leaving me 50GB unallocated space. I then tried to use this as a partition for Ubuntu. Unfortunately, this was an 'extended partition' of the W8 one so I am unable to put any...
Hardware & Devices
Unable to partition my c drive
When I hit shrink query runs but comes back that there no room to create a patition. I have a 500 gig hard drive and in properties it shows 350 gigs available. I have searched the forums but seem to be the only one with this problem.I have a second 500 gig hard drive for storage and this one I can...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 21:32.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App