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Windows 7: How to combine seperate volumes on same SSD after uninstall of Ubuntu?


10 Jan 2012   #1

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 
How to combine seperate volumes on same SSD after uninstall of Ubuntu?

So I just uninstalled Ubuntu, and had a whole big problem with starting up my computer(don't even get me started), and now I'm here, my final problem. So as you can see by the image, my ssd is split up into multiple volumes. I want to know how to combine my main, Windows 7 volume, with my previously Ubuntu volume. At this point it is free space and I have no idea, nor could I find out how to do what I need. I am hoping someone here has a clue about this. Any suggestions?



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10 Jan 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

 

Click Delete Partition to delete the extended Logical partition Free Space and make it Primary Unallocated Space.

Then extend C into the space: Partition or Volume - Extend
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10 Jan 2012   #3

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

When I try to delete partition it says there is not enough space to do so. Makes no sense to me. Any more suggestions?
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10 Jan 2012   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Could be. You have less than 10% free space on C. It may even need 15%. Temporarily backup/remove some stuff from C and try again.
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10 Jan 2012   #5

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

Okay, sounds like a good idea. I deleted some stuff, freed up more space. I now have 17% available, and it still won't work. Any ideas?
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10 Jan 2012   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Hmm, now you got me. This is indeed mysterious. Is there an error code with the message ??
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10 Jan 2012   #7
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Also find out which process issues the message. Here is how: Error Message - Where Does it Come From
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11 Jan 2012   #8

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tri-Boot
 
 

Hi,

Do you get the same error if you attempt to remove the partition in Partion Wizard? Link to software in Greg's original post here:

http://www.sevenforums.com/installat...ml#post1739345

Regards,
Golden
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11 Jan 2012   #9

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

1) Delete Partition 4,
2) Than Delete Partition 3.

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To Remove Linux take look at this post:
Error 0xc0000225 on boot


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11 Jan 2012   #10

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

thanks theog. worked perfectly. very easy too. I just wasn't sure if that 4th partition was a linux or windows volume.
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