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Windows 7: HELP! Regarding deleting a W8 VHD that I think I did wrong.


14 Nov 2012   #1

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HELP! Regarding deleting a W8 VHD that I think I did wrong.

[IMG]http://www.sevenforums.com/<a href=http://**************/ target=_blank>[img]http://s7.**************/6l6zg1m3f/W7_DISK_MANAGEMENT.jpg[/IMG] Hi guys,
I thought I'd give the W8 consumer preview a go, not being that tech savvy (I'm not computer illiterate though) I think I've messed it up a bit.

Now I want the space back, but CAN'T find the VHD partition in DISK MANAGEMENT on Windows 7, but I CAN on W8.

I've added print screens from both Windows 7 [IMG]http://**************/image/mw73ccyl3/[/IMG] and W8, the darker bars are Windows 7, lighter W8, it's the 35GB VHD in the W8 picture that I want to reclaim.

Obviously I can't delete the VHD inside of W8 and can't delete it in Windows 7 either, I'm lost.

Either way, any help you guys can offer would be great, my laptop has been running slow lately so I decided to have a clean up, so far I've un-installed about four programs before trying to figure what's happened here for the past three hours.

Cheers guys,
JF.



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