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Windows 7: simple and safe way to increase system drive size partition?

10 Dec 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 
simple and safe way to increase system drive size partition?

Hello again..
i have anough space left on the other data partition and i need to redistribute some of it to my system partition. paragon partition manager can't finish the task due to some x64 conflict.. can someone please link me or advice me on the best safe way to do it?

Thanks


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10 Dec 2010   #2

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

i'm trying to do it with windows disk managment (by first shrinking the big partition) but it's showing the mouse "working" logo for a long time with no change.. don't even know if i should stop this and how..
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10 Dec 2010   #3

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

hi again. how many partitions on the drive do you have already ? post a screenshot of the drive from disc management
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10 Dec 2010   #4

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brianzion View Post
hi again. how many partitions on the drive do you have already ? post a screenshot of the drive from disc management
how r u?
feel better?


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10 Dec 2010   #5

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

much better thanks is it this partition you want to use?


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10 Dec 2010   #6

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brianzion View Post
much better thanks is it this partition you want to use?
i want to take 40 GB of that one yes, and make C around 100 GB
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10 Dec 2010   #7

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

TO SHRINK THE VOLUME
  1. Open Computer Management by clicking the Start button ,
  2. clicking Control Panel,
  3. clicking System and Maintenance,
  4. clicking Administrative Tools,
  5. and then double-clicking Computer Management.* (If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.)
  6. In the Navigation pane, under Storage, click Disk Management.
  7. Right-click the volume you want to shrink, and then click Shrink Volume.

Follow the instructions on your screen.
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10 Dec 2010   #8

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

i no what you mean but you cant take it from that partition and add it like that you have to delete D then increase C then make another D of your desired size
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10 Dec 2010   #9

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

that's what i did before, and now it shows the round mouse logo for a long time with no change, and i can't do anything else on the disk management window..
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10 Dec 2010   #10

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

Delete d

increase c

partition c

make new partition
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