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Windows 7: How do I remove Unused Partition in Windows 7

24 Oct 2009   #1
LuckyJosh

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How do I remove Unused Partition in Windows 7

I have a HP Notebook and it has a 12 gb unused partition that I tried to delete that was used for "HP System Recovery" (Press F10) which reinstalled XP each time from the original installation . Now that is not needed because I am using Acronis Home 2010 Disk Imaging and can restore my computer with the recovery CD I have made as part of this program. I can see in my computer management/ disk management console that this is still there.

It says 12.18 gb "unallocated" I wish to free this up and use it as part of my C:\ drive

Can I use the "Extend Volume" Wizard to increase the size of my disk space and remove this unallocated space?




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24 Oct 2009   #2
sup3rsprt

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Towle View Post
Can I use the "Extend Volume" Wizard to increase the size of my disk space and remove this unallocated space?
Yes that's exactly what it's for.
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24 Oct 2009   #3
LuckyJosh

Windows 7 7600 x65 Ultimate Signature Edition
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sup3rsprt View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Towle View Post
Can I use the "Extend Volume" Wizard to increase the size of my disk space and remove this unallocated space?
Yes that's exactly what it's for.
OK thanks for that advice, I went ahead and extended my partition and I am still here (breathes sigh of relief)


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24 Oct 2009   #4
sup3rsprt

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You're welcome. Good job
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