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Windows 7: merge two partitions in vista


03 Jan 2012   #1

windows 7 64bit sp1
 
 
merge two partitions in vista

Hi I have three partitions windows c, data d, and f. i would like to merge c and f if this is possible d data is for restoring the c drive f is empty thanks for your help.ive attached a snapshot of the drives thx



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03 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 8 Pro 9200 x64 w/Media Center
 
 

Delete the F partition, it will become unallocated space, but since it isn't next to C, you may have to add it to D....
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03 Jan 2012   #3

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit
 
 

If you download and use the Partition Wizard Boot CD, and you really do want to combine C and F, you would have to do the following:
1) Boot from the CD
2) Copy off the contents of F to an external drive (if there is not enough room in C to hold the contents of F)
3) Remove the F partition
4) Move the D partition to the right, to the end of the new unallocated space
5) Expand C to fill the new unallocated space
6) Copy the saved Fdrive contents into C
7) Reboot into Windows
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03 Jan 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

In addition to Mark's good advice, have a look at this Partition Wizard tutorial: Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD
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04 Jan 2012   #5

windows 7 64bit sp1
 
 

thanks for the replys I think i will have a read of the tutorial, should be able to get it sorted many thanks again
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