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Windows 7: How do I add unallocated space to my C: drive?

10 Apr 2013   #1
Taurine5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
How do I add unallocated space to my C: drive?

I'm in Disk Management and I want to add some unallocated space back to my C: drive after uninstalling Arch Linux, but I'm not sure how I do this. Any suggestions?

EDIT: I was hoping that 'Extend volume' would do this, but it's grayed out.




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10 Apr 2013   #2
x BlueRobot

 

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10 Apr 2013   #3
Taurine5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks dude.
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10 Apr 2013   #4
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

You can only extend a partition into unallocated space that is at the end (to the right) of the partition. That is not the case here. You would need to move the partition to the beginning of the drive. Windows Disk Manager cannot do this but it can be done with third party tools. But be aware that there are risks in doing this. If anything goes wrong the disk could be left in an undefined and unusable state. Be very sure you have the ability to restore the OS and a backup of all important files.
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10 Apr 2013   #5
x BlueRobot

 

You can use Method Two of the tutorial.

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NOTE: If the partition that you want to extend is to the right of the unallocated space, then you will need to use METHOD TWO below to extend it instead.
Your welcome :)
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10 Apr 2013   #6
gregrocker
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