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Windows 7: Increasing size of C: boot partition?

09 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
Increasing size of C: boot partition?

In setting up my wife's computer, I allocated 30 gigs to the C: partition...probably a big mistake. I'd like to increase its size by about 100G, and I have shrunk the D: and E: partitions accordingly, using the Disk Management tool.

Now however I am stuck with two separate blocks of unallocated space, and apparently no way to expand the C: partition into that extra space. Is there any way this can be done within Win7 or do I have to seek out some additional software?

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09 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64


Welcome to SF! A great place to be...

I find the Windows 7 Disk Management applet limiting.

Download Partition Wizard. Install it; create a Boot Disk; Enjoy!

It's FREE! And you can get it here: BEST FREE Partition Manager Software for Windows supports all 32-bit & 64 bit Windows No-server OS.
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10 Dec 2010   #3


If you post back a screenshot of your full Disk Management drive map and listings, using the Snipping Tool in Start menu, we can give you the exact steps to Resize your System partition from D and E Unallocated Space using free Partition Wizard bootable CD.
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