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Windows 7: How to extend partitions after System Image Restore?

10 Apr 2015   #1

Windows 7 Pro x64
How to extend partitions after System Image Restore?

My 8 yr old 160GB HDD was failing so I installed WD 1TB hardisk, old HD had 3 partitions C: (38GB) D: (55GB) E: (55GB) i created a system image of all 3 and restored them to WD 1TB now new partitions are of same sizes and i have got unallocated space of 799GB, how do i change C,D,E to 250GB?


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10 Apr 2015   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64

I would make a new primary partition using Partition Wizard, all the way to the right of the hard drive, say 250 to 300 GB.

Move all your data from D and E to the new partition.

Delete D and E.

Extend C to whatever size you want, at least 150 to 250 GB for C.

Re size the new data partition you created to whatever size you want, and rename it E

Create a partition in between C and E and name it D.


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10 Apr 2015   #3

Windows 7 Pro x64

thanks!!! easeus partition helped me extend all the volumes without deleting data
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10 Apr 2015   #4
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You can adjust partition sizes to borrow or add space to/from any partition even if not adjacent using How to extend partition easily with Partition Wizard - video help.

In the future when using our other favorite tool here free Macrium Imaging - Windows 7 Help Forums
you can drag to the target drive your partitions, then adjust the size and position of each using the Properties link it places below it.
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