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Windows 7: Recue disks failed!

20 Jan 2012   #11

Windows 8.1.1

Hi Greg

Recovery and HP Tools appear to be adjacent, so do I need to 'merge' them, create a partition, move that partition adjacent to C:\Windows and then merge C:\ and the new partition?

I've got the iso CD so I'm ready to go!


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20 Jan 2012   #12
Microsoft MVP


Easiest will be to delete the Recovery and Tools partitions to create a new partition there or add them to H.

If you want to add more space to C, boot free Partition Wizard CD, rightclick on F to Resize, slide its right grey border to the right to free up space on its left., click OK.

Next rightclick C to Resize, grab and slide the right grey border to the right to take up the space you made from F, click OK. Apply all steps.
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20 Jan 2012   #13

Windows 8.1.1

Recovery partition now absorbed by H:\

Decided to keep HP Tolls as only 200MB.

Left C:\ as it is for the moment.

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Thanks again Greg, much appreciated!

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