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Windows 7: Recover unused disk space

13 Feb 2016   #1

win 7 - vista
Recover unused disk space


I have this unused disk space i want to recover:

How do i recover it?


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13 Feb 2016   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601

I think that partition is for reinstalling Windows to the same state it was in when the computer was brand new, If you ever want to reinstall windows after you delete that partition you will need a Windows 7 DVD or USB.

If you still want to delete it here are a couple of Tutorials on how to do it
Partition or Volume - Extend
Partition or Volume - Delete
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13 Feb 2016   #3
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

First you have to delete the partitions to get unallocated space. Then you should use the Partition Wizard to round up the pieces. Disk management will most likely not work in that case.
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14 Feb 2016   #4

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

What unused space are you talking about ? The 2 partitions to the right of C ?

If so just delete them both and extend C to the right, as Wolfgang has suggested.
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