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Windows 7: Extending system disk

23 Sep 2009   #1
Arch

Win 7
 
 
Extending system disk

Hi,

How can I extend my system partition in Win 7? I managed to shrink my other partition on the same disk with 20GB, but "extend" on system partition is grayed out. If there's some restriction on extending a system volume, are there any third-party programs that can do it? I hear using GParted could be a bit risky?


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23 Sep 2009   #2
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

You might want to check out Brinks tutorials on deleting and extending a partition.
Disk Management - Delete and Extend - Vista Forums
Disk Management - Shrink Partition - Vista Forums
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23 Sep 2009   #3
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arch View Post
Hi,

How can I extend my system partition in Win 7? I managed to shrink my other partition on the same disk with 20GB, but "extend" on system partition is grayed out. If there's some restriction on extending a system volume, are there any third-party programs that can do it? I hear using GParted could be a bit risky?
Arch

Disk management in windows doesn't do it (i think) a third party app will. If you search here for disk utilities in software there is a thread with all the free ones. I have used parigon disk suite.

Im sure someone will know all the freebies

Ken
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23 Sep 2009   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Arch, and welcome to Seven Forums.

EASEUS Partition Master Home Edition is a good free disk management program that should help you do what you are wanting.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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23 Sep 2009   #5
Arch

Win 7
 
 

Impressive reply time guys!

Thanks, I'll check out some of these thirdparties/resources mentioned!
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