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Windows 7: Want to remove XP from my Windows 7 Dual Boot...running into problems.

18 Feb 2013   #11
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Are you using the PW CD? If not try the latest version. If so, try the Win7 latest version.

Try also in the latest version How to extend partition easily with Partition Wizard - video help which can resize to/from any partition no matter if contiguous, and may bypass the bug.

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19 Feb 2013   #12

Windows 7 X64


Works with the boot CD.

All sorted now. Moved to the left.

It did indeed leave 30mb unallocated space at the beginning of the drive.
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19 Feb 2013   #13

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Suarez View Post
Hmmm...I guess it is because my Windows 7 install is on a 'logical' drive, that is why I cannot easily convert it to active.

So...if I was to make a backup of just the Windows 7 drive in Acronis or something....could I then format the entire HDD then reinstall just the Windows 7 image?

Would that work? What software is best?

Thank you.
The 1st thing theog told you to do was, the partition MUST BE MADE PRIMARY.

Glad you got it working. :)
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 Want to remove XP from my Windows 7 Dual Boot...running into problems.

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