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Windows 7: How do I remove hidden partition under Windows 7

05 May 2011   #1

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How do I remove hidden partition under Windows 7

Good afternoon guys.

I did a clean install of windows 7 ultimate over an existing Vista system on my Vaio FW11M laptop. however, windows7 has retained a hidden partition visible under the "manage" right-click option of my computer. Whenever i right click on it to delete it, I only get the option "Help". I cannot shrink/expand or delete it. I would like to delete it and would appreciate any advice on how to achieve this? Please see attached image.

Thanks in advance


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05 May 2011   #2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

Use the partition wizard boot cd.

Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD
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05 May 2011   #3
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05 May 2011   #4

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Message to Bill2,

Thank you very, very much. Your solution worked like a dream. A totally unrelated question for you. Re your avatar. I use that very same theme from win 7. Extremely surreal, eh? However, I cannot find the artist name for it anywhere on google, as I would like to see which other realms his mind wanders into. Do you have any ideas? much appreciated.

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