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Windows 7: Unable to recover shrinked space ... Help please!

03 Dec 2013   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Basically, you would want this:

While in Windows 7, only have the C: drive set to have a page file set for Windows 7, and have no page file for any other drive other than E: showing for Windows 8.

While in Windows 8, only have a page file set for Windows 8, and have no page file for any other than the one showing for Windows 7.

You would want to completely remove the page file on D: .


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03 Dec 2013   #12
cristy73

Windows 7 Ultimate (Alienware) x32
 
 

Thanks, I just did it. No more paging file active and changed the drive letter but I can't extend the HDD to recover those lost GB so finaly I think that I will copy everything from D: on ... something and format the disk, I heard thats the way to restore and have the disk at original size . Thanks for you time and your help, all the best !
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03 Dec 2013   #13
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I was hoping it would have to come down to that, but once you back up your files, run a clean (not "clean all") command on the D: drive to completely wipe it, then format it and copy the files back.

Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command
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05 Dec 2013   #14
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Cristy.

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Thanks a lot again, the link for the post was very usefull, I did it and everything's OK now, thanks to you ! Ty Mr . Brink ... all the best !!!
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