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Windows 7: Partition up the hard drive

19 Apr 2010   #11
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

To move a partition, you will need to use a third-party program such as Partition Wizard. Right-click on the partition you want to move, and select Move/Resize. Then drag the partition to where you want.

Now, a disk can only have 4 Primary partitions. An extended partition counts as a Primary partition, but can have unlimited logical drives inside of it.

If you wanted to have 6 partitions on a drive, you could have 3 Primary partitions, and for your 4th one, create an extended partition. Inside of that, create 2 more logical drives.


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19 Apr 2010   #12
rjmach

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
To move a partition

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jonathan_King View Post
To move a partition, you will need to use a third-party program such as Partition Wizard. Right-click on the partition you want to move, and select Move/Resize. Then drag the partition to where you want.

Now, a disk can only have 4 Primary partitions. An extended partition counts as a Primary partition, but can have unlimited logical drives inside of it.

If you wanted to have 6 partitions on a drive, you could have 3 Primary partitions, and for your 4th one, create an extended partition. Inside of that, create 2 more logical drives.
Thanks loads Jonathan_King.
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