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Windows 7: Partitioning HELP PLEASE

18 Jul 2010   #1
Hawtsoss

Windows 7 & Ubuntu
 
 
Partitioning HELP PLEASE

so i installed ubuntu on my windows 7 laptop awhile ago and now i just deleted its partitions with the built in windows disk management and now i have a partition titled free space, how do i give that space back to my main windows 7 OS partition?


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18 Jul 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hawtsoss View Post
so i installed ubuntu on my windows 7 laptop awhile ago and now i just deleted its partitions with the built in windows disk management and now i have a partition titled free space, how do i give that space back to my main windows 7 OS partition?
If the space is to the right of your OS use the built in disk management if not then use a 3rd party app like parigon disk suite, and grow the OS partition


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19 Jul 2010   #3
gregrocker
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Free space means a Logical extended partition is still in the mix. It needs to be deleted.

If you post back a screenshot showing your full Disk Management drive map, we can help you with the steps. Use Snipping Tool in Start menu.

Sometimes it takes forming another Logical partition there using free Partition Wizard bootable CD, then converting it to Primary before deleting it so it become Unallocated space. Other times it will just delete.
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