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Windows 7: [help] partitions and windows 7

12 Jan 2010   #21
dknight178

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You can convert one of the existing Primary partitions into an Extended partition - then convert the adjacent Primary into a logical drive - both will then be in the Extended partition. This can be done without data loss.

You can then make one additional partition.

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3. Yes, although I am not the one to ask how to do it.
then who should I ask regarding this?

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5. Yes. Delete one of your primary partitions, and move stuff around until you can create a logical partition.
I'm not sure I can delete a partition coz my other two partitions aside from Vista and Win7 are Acer partitions which seem to contain recovery files. Are there other methods aside from deleting one?

Thanks
I don't have any partition tools except for the one bundled with the OS.

But will making one of my primary partitions logical and then creating another partition make my disk dynamic disk? Also, assuming I make the newly created primary partition into logical, could I reconvert my original primary partition (which I turned logical) into primary again w/o any ill effects?

Furthermore, could I instead convert the recovery partitions (if this is possible) into logical partitions without any ill effects? Thanks

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by garysgold View Post
When you move one of these folders through the location tab, you press the apply button and a dialog will come up asking if you want to move all the files in the present folder to the new location. Click yes. Then any files in the present location will be moved to the new location.
Ok thanks. Instead of making another partition, could I just continue storing my files to my Drive C (Vista), and then just access them thru my Windows 7 partition (or the other way around, store my files in Win 7 partition and access them thru my Vista) using this method? Most of my files are in the User folder anyway. Thanks


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