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Windows 7: 2MB of unallocated space between partitions?

01 Nov 2015   #1
dkamm65

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
2MB of unallocated space between partitions?

Hello.

I have my main C: partition with all of my data, a 2MB chunk of unallocated space, then a 138GB block of space that I want to extend C: into, but I can't because of the 2MB of space. Pic:

http://i.imgur.com/TLbElvd.png

I can't actually do anything with this 2MB. I tried creating a simple volume with it, but I get this:

http://i.imgur.com/6e7Kxcr.png

Maximum size, 0. Minimum size, 1. What? I can only enter in 0 or 1, and neither lets me click next.

Is there any way I can use this space?


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01 Nov 2015   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I recommend NOT using windows to mess with partitions, I would be doing it safely with a Partition Wizard Boot CD. So much easier.

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I would just delete the extended partition , if you have nothing on it, then you can either add space to C or just create another Primary partition out of the unallocated space.
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01 Nov 2015   #3
dkamm65

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I'm just using the built-in Win7 manager.

I don't have any extended partitions, just C, the unallocated space, and the free space.

I just want to add all of the space to the right of C into C, but that unallocated space is screwing with something. It should be as easy as right clicking C and hitting extend volume, but it's greyed out.
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01 Nov 2015   #4
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

The free space IS an extended partition, you see how it`s wrapped in a dark green border ?

Just delete it, then do what you want.

You can`t do anything with the 2 MB because it`s to small and windows won`t let you.

Use PW

You can make a disc or just install and use PW, but using the disc is much safer.

Best Professional Partition Manager | MiniTool Partition Wizard Pro


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01 Nov 2015   #5
dkamm65

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Oh man, thanks! I am so stupid. I was looking at the long green stripe, and I was completely ignoring the border. I thought I could just extend C with free space, apparently not. I deleted the volume and extended C in like 3 clicks. Thanks again.
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01 Nov 2015   #6
AddRAM

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You`re Welcome
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