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Windows 7: Reclaiming an un-used partition

12 Mar 2013   #1
MadforitSteve

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Reclaiming an un-used partition

Some time ago I partitioned my drive and I now have 4 separate partitions,I no longer use one of these partitions which is currently set as drive E: and I would like to claim the space back and add it to my C: drive.

I have tried going through some of the tutorials that are online but can't seem to work out how to complete the process.

I would appreciate it if someone could walk me through this process.

When I originally partitioned the drive I used Easeus Partition manager.


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12 Mar 2013   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

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12 Mar 2013   #3
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

If you have a partition between the 2, you can`t merge them. Post the shot and we can help you. :)
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12 Mar 2013   #4
MadforitSteve

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
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12 Mar 2013   #5
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You should be able to just delete e and extend c.

I use Partition Wizard.

http://partitionwizard.com/free-partition-manager.html
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12 Mar 2013   #6
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

You can use Disk Mgmt to extend C once you delete E:
Partition or Volume - Delete
Partition or Volume - Extend
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12 Mar 2013   #7
MadforitSteve

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

OK thanks,,,I was gonna try that but got a little worried in case I would never see the space again.
Will be trying to attempt this operation tomorrow so if I have any problems I will give you guys a shout again.
Hopefully I won't be needing to..and if I don't then I will say Thanks for you help with this matter in advance.
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12 Mar 2013   #8
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

It should go fine. Post back a screenshot so we can see Disk Mgmt after youre done.
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