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Windows 7: Add or replace hard disks

16 May 2015   #1
Binish Joshi

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
Add or replace hard disks

My hard disk size is only 149.5GB.
So i want to extend it.
Can I add another hard disk or i have to replace it with another?

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16 May 2015   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

You can't extend it unless that 149.5 GB is simply a partition on a larger drive.

More likely, it's the only partition on a 160 GB drive. In which case, you can't extend it.

It's up to you to tell us more about the drive---what's the rated capacity, what it actually says on the drive (brand, model, capacity), what your receipt or documentation says, what an inspection tool such as Speccy might say about it, etc.

If it can't be extended, you can replace it with another larger drive or possibly even keep that drive and add another drive--internal or external. We don't have enough details about the PC or the PC case, but most cases can accept two internal drives or more.
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16 May 2015   #3

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

Just add another drive, a 1 TB drive is cheap.
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