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Windows 7: cant extend volume

31 Mar 2011   #1
Internet Badass

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
cant extend volume

I want to combine some unallocated space with a partition, but it wont let me, but it will let me with a different one.




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31 Mar 2011   #2
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I take it you are trying to extend D:\?

You can only extend from left to right using W7's software.
You will have to use 3rd party software like Partition Wizard - Best Free Partition Manager Freeware for Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP 32 bit & 64 bit. MiniTool Free Partition Manager Software Home Edition.
Dan
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01 Apr 2011   #3
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Partition Wizard comes highly recommended by people here.
However, when moving partitions around you are better to use the bootable version and not the installed (min tool). I found from experience that the mini tool can be unstable doing partition moves. (Best to have Windows OS out of the way).
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