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Windows 7: Can't extend volume in disk management..

11 Sep 2014   #1
danorgad

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Can't extend volume in disk management..

Hi all, my English isn't so good, so i'm sorry.
one of my disk split to 2 volume, when I try to extend the volumes in disk management, I had error "there is not enough space available on the disk(s) to complete this operation".
What can I do




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12 Sep 2014   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello danorgad mate just so I have it right you want to use that unallocated partition?

My other query is I see there are two OEM partitions (top and second drives in list) what is that all about??
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12 Sep 2014   #3
danorgad

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi ICit2lol
I have in my computer 2 hard drive (256GB mSATA Boot + 750GB SATA).
Somehow with the program "INTEL RApid storage technology" I split the 750 GB hard drive.
What I want to do is to extend the unallocated and the recovery (D) to one stand.
Hope you understand me...
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12 Sep 2014   #4
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

To be honest with you it looks a bit of a shambles to me there is what looks like duplication of the partitions to both drives. I cannot make out how that has happened.

Just what is on that large drive as I can see the boot C: partition is on the smaller drive.

Look I might ask someone who is really good with this partition stuff to take a look so hold tight.
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12 Sep 2014   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Can you please explain which partition you want to extend with what space - just to be sure we are on the right track.
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12 Sep 2014   #6
gregrocker

 

Disk1 is your OS drive and includes the Intel Rapid Storage Technology partition to speed hibernation and boot.

Disk0 looks like it was once the OS drive but must have been cloned to Disk1 or otherwise abandoned. It appears that nothing on Disk0 is needed now since it is functioning on DISK1.

To test this unplug DISK0 to make sure Win7 boots and has the functions you want for IRST.

Once you verify this, then I would swap the DISK0 cable to DISK1, make sure the OS drive remains set first to boot in BIOS setup, test it again to see that it boots.

Now you can plug back in the other drive, move any data off to wipe it with Diskpart Clean Command and repartition as a data drive in Disk Mgmt. You also don't need to worry about the System boot files being derailed to a preceding Primary partition during repairs because the OS drive is in DISK0 now.


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12 Sep 2014   #7
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Actually Greg that would explain why I couldn't understand why the two drives were just about identical in many ways.
If danorgad wants an alternative to DISKPART then there is always the Partition Wizard wipe function Best Free Partition Manager Freeware and free partition magic for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista and Windows XP 32 bit & 64 bit. MiniTool Free Partition Manager Software Home Edition.
See my pic danogad it des take some time but I find it is sometimes tad quicker than DISKPART. It will of course require formatting after.


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14 Sep 2014   #8
danorgad

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

thank you, it's work!
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