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Windows 7: Unallocated space to D drive?


22 Mar 2010   #11

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rashid View Post
do you have any third party s/w which you know
You could use this free utility, the Ultimate Boot Disc. You can download it here: CLICK ME

Just burn the ISO to CD, then boot from your DVD/CD drive. You can mess with the partitions in DOS, which is my prefered method. As always, be extremely careful that you don't delete your OS partition.


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22 Mar 2010   #12

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

rashid,
if you dont want to use 3rd party software, heres the long way out.

1) Format the unallocated space and create a new partition say X:
2) Move all your files from D: to X:
3) Delete partition D: so it will show up as unallocated space.
4) Extend X: to include the unallocated space.
5) Rename X: to D:
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22 Mar 2010   #13

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Partition Wizard, Paragon Partition Manager, probably some others that other members use. Just do an internet search for partition managers
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22 Mar 2010   #14
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello rashid, welcome to Seven Forums!



Have a look at what Bill2 said above, that's the best way to do it; here are some tutorials that you may find useful, have a look at the links below; be sure to keep us informed as to how it sorts out.

Partition or Volume - Create New

Partition or Volume - Delete

Partition or Volume - Extend
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18 May 2010   #15

xp, vista, seven
 
 
Recreate a new volume

Hi,

It looks like you have very few files on the D drive in this case there is a easier way out for you.

Copy the files from d drive to a new folder on c drive.
Delete the d drive partition.
now you will have the d drive space and the unallocated space as unallocated space,
Right click the new unallocated space create a new volume or drive of the size you want

Transfer the files from the new folder in c to the new d drive As simple as that.
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01 Sep 2010   #16

Windows 7 64 Bit
 
 
Senior-geek needs help

Doc - Could you take a look at my similar problem. Pretty detailed description, but with links. Am in a bind with D: drive size.

I have only posted 1-2 times here, so if you do a search for my "wouffhong" name or "6340F" you will find the problem and unsuccessful fix(es) pretty fast.

Title: HP D: Drive (Recovery) space saga - UNSOLVED. :-(

THANKS!
Tom
Retired NASA
http://wouffhong.org
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