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Windows 7: "Extend Volume" option on C greyed out. Free space available but how?

07 Aug 2016   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
"Extend Volume" option on C greyed out. Free space available but how?

I deleted a partition I had added previously for a Linux OS. After deleting it turned green as in "Free Space" I want that available space given back to C. I have included a screen shot of where I am. I don't know what to do next. The "Extend Volume" Option in C is not activated.

System info included below

Thank you.

OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name LOGOS-PC
System Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
System Model HP G60 Notebook PC
System Type x64-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6600 @ 2.20GHz, 2200 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Hewlett-Packard F.65, 12/15/2010
SMBIOS Version 2.4
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7601.17514"
User Name Logos-PC\Logos1
Time Zone Mountain Daylight Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 3.91 GB
Available Physical Memory 1.27 GB
Total Virtual Memory 7.81 GB
Available Virtual Memory 5.20 GB
Page File Space 3.91 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys

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07 Aug 2016   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64

I`m fairly certain the entire space has to be deleted down to unallocated space, then you can extend C

I recommend making and using a Partition Wizard Boot CD to do all your partition management.
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07 Aug 2016   #3

Windows 7 64 bit
Thank you

Thank you for that partitionwizard resource AddRAM
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07 Aug 2016   #4

Windows 7 64 bit

Thank you AddRAM and thanks to older posts on this same issue, I am back to normal.
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07 Aug 2016   #5

Windows 7 Enterprise x32

I can't figure out why you can't extend your system partition with disk management. "extend volume" greyed out mostly because that the unallocated space is not very behind system partition; but yours are.
Anyhow, glad to hear that you have solved your problem!
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