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Windows 7: Help with disk partition

26 Oct 2012   #1
ewingr

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Help with disk partition

I have one disk which is set up in disk management as the picture shows:



On each end is disk space that I would like to combine to make into a separate partition, so I can install a separate OS for boot.

Can this be done? If so, recommendations on method would be appreciated. While I have a full backup of current drive, I hope to not mess things up requiring an install


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26 Oct 2012   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

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26 Oct 2012   #3
gregrocker

 

Download PW boot CD linked above, Boot into PW CD to delete the partition on the left end then follow Partition Wizard Resize Partition - Video Help.

Then use Same Resize procedure with the Free space on the right end.

Have a Win7 DVD or System Repair Disk standing by since Resizing on the boot sector can cause unbootable Win7. If so boot into disk to run Startup Repair up to 3 Separate Times.
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