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Is it possible to extend Windows sytem partition to update to 1607?

Q: Is it possible to extend Windows sytem partition to update to 1607?

I want to update Windows 10 to build 1607, so I downloaded the Restone ISO and then created an USB bootable drive. I just want to upgrade without losing my files and settings, but the installation wizard tells me I need more room on C: partition, when I currently have around 7 GB free, while it asks for 10 GB of free room in the C: partition. Is it possible to extend the Windows system partition (by shrinking the D: parition), or I risk making the system partition unbootable?

I use EaseUS Partition Master to perform disk and partitions management, but it seems like I can't extend the system partition. I'm able to shrink D: partition, but I can't use the unallocated space to extend the C: partition. Is it possible with another tool or I'd better just make a clean install on the system partition? I have tons of programs installed, and it would take days to install everything again.

I only have one HDD in my laptop, installed in UEFI mode with two GPT data partitions, C: and D: Thanks in advance.

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A: Is it possible to extend Windows sytem partition to update to 1607?

A screenshot of disk management would help:
Disk Management - How to Post a Screenshot of - Windows 10 Forums

Also, I recommend you use MiniTool Partition Wizard:
MiniTool Free Partition Manager for Window 8/7/vista/xp | Partition Wizard Free Edition

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Hello,

I just installed Windows 8.1 on my laptop, but I stupidly made the OS partition too small. As extending it doesn't seem to be possible through Disk Management, I thought about using Easeus Partition Master. However people here and elsewhere are saying it messes up Windows 8.1's recovery environment. Is there another program or tweak through which I could extend the C: partition without messing anything up?

Thanks!

A:How to extend Windows 8.1 partition without messing up?

I've used Mini Tool Partition Wizard many times - just be sure you understand what you are doing.

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I do have a desktop computer configured with 2 1TB HDD in Raid 1. Lately, 1 HDD crashed and was replaced by 2 2TB HDD. As per Intel RST application, the first new disk was rebuilded
and Raid configuration changed to non-raid. The next step in the process was to remove the old disk (1TB) and reboot with the new configurated HDD (2TB). Everything work just fine up to this point, except that the new HDD (2TB) only shows 1TB in the disk manager.
There seem to be no way to extend the partition to 2TB since there is no non-allocated space. The next step, after the partition extension is to reboot with the second new HDD and reconfigure to Raid 1 which will rebuild the second new HDD. Any recommendation
to correct the situation?

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Hi all,
Until recently, I ran a dual boot system with Ubuntu - but for business reasons, I uninstalled it (along with it's bootloader).
Anyway, I cleared up the hard drive space in the Disk Management app on windows 10,
I have about 350GB free space from Ubuntu and I cannot extend the C: partition, you can see what I mean here

I can't seem to extend my partition and whatever program I use I have to buy the full version to extend my partition,
Help!

A:Can't extend windows 10 partition into unallocated space

Try MiniTool Partition wizard. It is free.
I used it several time when I was unable to "extend" the volume back to my main drive.
Windows' own diskmanagement is no better than a ground-level app for partitions.

http://www.partitionwizard.com/free-...n-manager.html

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Can someone help? I am in computer management in Windows 7 and would like to somehow use "unallocated space" of 40gb to further expand and extend my Windows 7 partition of 325gb, but the option is grayed out.   I can shrink the Windows 7 Partition,
but can't seem to extend it. 
In the diagram, this is the order of my partitions:
325gb (Windows 7, NTFS & Primary Partition), 89.13gb (Ubuntu (Linux) 10.04 & primary partition), 3.82gb free space, 39.75gb unallocated space, and 7.79gb for a recovery/respawn (oem) partition (primary partition).
Anyone know if its the order of my partitions thats the problem and thats why i can't seem to extend the partition?
Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks 

A:Can't extend windows 7 partition, even though I have 40gb of unallocated space?

It is impossible. If you remove the drive D, you may be able to extend the C drive with the unallocated space from the removed D drive.

Arthur Xie - MSFT

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So I booted into GParted, and shrunk my Ubuntu partition by 100gb today, in the hopes that I would be able to extend my Windows partition. However GParted won't let me extend this unallocated space into my Windows partition. I booted into Windows, and still no luck, I tried EASEUS partition manager, which didn't work. So I shrunk my current Windows partition (within windows) by about 1gig to check if I could re extend it. And what I found was that the new unallocated space seemed to be separate from the 100gb unallocated space, they wouldn't merge. But I was able to re extend that 1gig back to the Windows partition.
So does any one have any idea how I can extend this 100gb of unallocated space into my windows partition?
 

A:Unable to extend unallocated space into windows partition

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My Laptop (I think?) now has Windows 10 anniversary version 1607 Build OS 14393.105

I have one eye (I am blind in one eye since 2006) that is sensitive to brightness and the DARK MODE THEME is really easy on my eye.

I was able to select the dark screen mode via Settings>Personalisation>Colours>Choose your app mode

Is there a way to extend this feature to all screens on Edge or Google Chrome?

A:How to extend DARK MODE SCREEN to all screens in Version 1607

Hi.
I think if you have a look at the high-contrast themes posted in our theme forum, you may find something that works for you.
Solved Windows 10 Themes created by Ten Forums members - Windows 10 Forums

For example:
High Contrast Gold
High Contrast Themes in W8.1 and W10 - Page 2 - Windows 10 Forums

Wmp Dark
Solved Windows 10 Themes created by Ten Forums members - Page 20 - Windows 10 Forums

Keep in mind though, that some windows are snap-ins and won't change at all, ever.

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I deleted the unwanted recovery partitions on windows 8.1 using  'Diskpart'.The unallocated memories were created but they cannot be used to extend any other partitions even by using Diskpart.I am just able to create them as normal partitions buth
not by combining them but each seperately.Any solution for this...pls...

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Hi, some help required please, I have trawled the forums but cannot find anything that clearly answer my problem - so here goes

I have a new Acer Revo RL70 nettop, which I am using mainly for XBMC for my movies and music and some web surfing etc.

It came with a version of linux installed, with the hard drive partitioned as follows

27gb for Linux (operating system) there was also a 2gb partition within that which I think was the recovery partition for Linux

The remainder of the drive (750gb) was another partition
I believe thats how the hard drive was configured by Acer, but I did not do a check on that before I installed windows 7 onto it.

I installed windows 7 ultimate onto the drive, which boots perfectly and runs well, it shows a 100mb recovery in the main partition (C drive) as normal with windows.

After running my RL70 for a few weeks and loading it with my films etc, I checked the hard drive structure and noticed the 27gb partition, and thought that would be better use for my films etc. I did think that installing windows 7 would have cleared the partition as it gave me the option to install into that partition, which I chose not to do.

So now when I try to remove or merge or extend the partition (see screen shot) it will not allow me to do it.

Can anyone here please help.

Many thanks Graham

A:How do I extend my HD partition using redunded 27gb partition

Hello Graham, welcome to Seven Forums!


To help us help you better, please post a maximized snip of Windows 7 disk management, though the use of Linux does hide certain partitions from view so we'll do what we can.

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Hey, I've searched around quite a bit but I can't seem to find any concrete answer to my issue... if there is another thread, however, I'd appreciate someone directing me over to it... anyways, the issue:

Originally I had only Windows XP installed, and since I wasn't ready to scrap it and install Windows Vista over it (since I wasn't so sure about Vista), I partitioned the disk and installed Windows Vista there... a while later, having barely ever used Vista by the time Windows 7 came out, I decided to get that and upgrade the Vista partition to Windows 7. As I haven't touched my Windows XP partition since then, I just want to completely delete the XP partition and extend my 7 partition to fill the rest of my drive. When I open up the Windows 7 Disk Management window and try to delete the unwanted volume, it says that "Windows cannot delete the active system partition on this disk." Similarly, if I try to format it, it says that "Windows cannot format the system partition on this disk." I did notice that the original XP partition is still marked as the Active one, but there's no option to set my new partition as Active... so, what can I do to rid myself of this other partition?

Thanks a lot guys, any help will be GREATLY appreciated =D
 

A:Solved: Deleting XP Partition to Extend 7 Partition

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hello guys,
I'm having a problem with my PC

IdeaCentre K430 LENOVO
OS:Windows 8 x64 bit

I was trying to restore and start over again ,using the Lenovo recovery but when my PC restart
I recieve this two errors , with a skyblue background says: "Lenovo System Partition was destroyed!"
and when I click OK there's another one popup says: "X:\onekey\main\lrscall.vbs" then I click OK again , the pc restart and again I recieved the errors it keeps doing it over and over again.. But I can access the BIOS pressing F1 and I just also recieved the 6 CD's of LENOVO Recovery Disc that I order to recover this error as they said.

I follow the guide that the user gave me in the lenovo forum he says :
=========================================
You will need to Boot into BIOS
TAP F1 Once you have the Lenovo Screen when powered on.
Some options may not be available in your BIOS version but set the things you were able to find.

Check Exit TAB first
OS Optimization
OS Optimized
For the two options above: Should be set as Disabled or Other OS

Under Boot Tab / Start up Tab
Boot Mode Should be set to Legacy
Boot Priority Should be set to Legacy First
UEFI Boot should be set to Disabled
Quick Boot should be Disabled
StartUp device Menu prompt should be Disabled2
Quick Boot Should be Disabled
USB Boot should be Enabled
Secure boot Should be Disabled

Once all are set press F10 to save and exit

Once the Lenovo LOGO shows, start tapping F12 in your keyboard and a list of... Read more

A:Lenovo Partition sytem destroyed!

I just also recieved the 6 CD's of LENOVO Recovery Disc that I order to recover this error as they said.



Using LENOVO Recovery disks.







Originally Posted by LENOVO


Before the Recovery Process


If you are using this recovery disc set to convert your operating system from the Windows 7 operating system to the Windows 8 operating system, or to restore the contents of your hard disk drive to a factory-installed Windows 8 installation (including the Windows 8 operating system, applications, and drivers), you need to perform the following procedure before you start the recovery process.

Before you start the recovery process, do the following:
1.Repeatedly press and release the F1 key when turning on the computer. When you hear multiple beeps or see a logo screen, release the F1 key. The Setup Utility program opens.
2.From the Setup Utility Program main menu, select Exit or Restart, and make sure OS Optimized Defaults is set to Disabled.
3.Do one of the following:
◾If you are using a ThinkPad or Lenovo V, B, K or E series notebook computer, press F9, select Yes in the displayed window to confirm your selection, and then press Enter. Continue with step 4.
◾ If you are using a ThinkCentre, ThinkStation or Lenovo 62 computer, continue with Step 4.

4. Press F10 to save your changes and exit the Setup Utility program.
5.Continue with Performing the recovery process for Windows 8 below.


Performi... Read more

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I got a problem when I add ESU windows 7 license to my company laptop with slmgr /ipk command on cmd. The system has popped up an error code : "0xc004f025
access denied the requested action requires elevated privileges" . I don't know this error is mean?

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Hey, I've searched around quite a bit but I can't seem to find any concrete answer to my issue... if there is another thread, however, I'd appreciate someone directing me over to it... anyways, the issue:

Originally I had only Windows XP installed, and since I wasn't ready to scrap it and install Windows 7 over it, before I was sure that I'd like 7, I partitioned the disk and installed Windows 7 there... now, quite a while later, when my Windows 7 partition is running full and I haven't touched my XP partition in ages, I just want to completely delete the XP partition and extend my 7 partition to fill the rest of my drive. When I open up the Windows 7 Disk Management window and try to delete the unwanted volume, it says that "Windows cannot delete the active system partition on this disk." Similarly, if I try to format it, it says that "Windows cannot format the system partition on this disk." I did notice that the original XP partition is still marked as the Active one, but there's no option to set my new partition as Active... so, what can I do to rid myself of this other partition?

Thanks a lot guys, any help will be GREATLY appreciated =D

A:Deleting XP Partition to Extend 7 Partition

hi-

Please post a screenshot of disk manager.

Quote:




* Pressing Alt-PrintScreen places an image of the frontmost window on the clipboard. Pressing PrintScreen by itself places an image of the entire desktop on the clipboard.
* Open MS-Paint. (From Start/Run, issue the command "mspaint".) Create a new empty image, and use Edit/Paste to bring in the screenshot you just took. (If the screenshot is smaller than the default Paint canvas, you'll end up with white areas. Start over: create a new empty image, change its dimensions to 1x1, and Paste again. The canvas will grow for the Paste, but it doesn't shrink.)
* Use MS-Paint to Save As, using PNG as the file format (it is superior to all the rest).
* Don't forget the post-processing.

Other resources-
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tuto...utorial96.html

http://consumer.installshield.com/kb.asp?id=Q108297




To post in TSF, hit the "manage Attachments" button and select your picture, and hit "upload", once it is finished uploading, you can close the attachments window.

Regards,

Mark.

P.S. Don't include the error message, as i would rather see how the partitioning is setup. Thanks.

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New Laptop - I successfully resized, partition 600gb to 500gb --- 100gb unallocated space as i thought i will dual boot (8 MONTHS Ago)
Decided dont want to - Want to know EXTEND unallocated space - But CANT

I easily shrinked it but cant extend it

When right clicking the "extend" is faded out and i cant click it.

No luck with Esus partion manager

Please help thank you very much

A:Partition Problem :( - Cant Extend partition

In order to extend it, the 100GB has to be adjacent to the C: Drive, You have 350MB Recovery partition in between them.

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I doubled click on the windows update on the desktop, from the 1607 I just downloaded. It doesn't do anything, just stops. Is this because there isn't an update, or should it go to "update" after I click. When I first did it, it said that it wasn't registered. I re-booted, and now I can get into windows update, but it doesn't do anything. Thanks
 

A:windows update in 1607

Seems like now it will start, but when I do a windows update, it give me the error that it can't update with the code "0x8008005" Any idea what this is? Thanks
 

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I have a friend in Pougkeepsie, NY who has not gotten the update yet. His system is still at 1511 and he has a digital entitlement license. Over the phone I showed him how to run update through settings and it reports that system is up to date. How in the world do I tell him how to update to 1607 if system says up to date? He is not proficient enough to download and use iso file.

Henry

A:Update to windows 1607

Sometimes updates through Windows Update take time to arrive on some systems and says it's up to date, here, my netbook did receive a day sooner than my desktop, maybe waiting a day or so and retry

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Hi all

I'm trying to extend my OS's partition onto a new hard drive that I've just installed. From what I've read it has to be adjacent in the GUI (meaning on the same drive), so does that mean I can't extend it onto a new disk? Do I have to use third-party software?

Update: Having just learned about Basic and Dynamic disks, it looks like I probably want a striped dynamic disk, but my disks are currently all basic. Would it be possible to change to a dynamic disk without having to reinstall the OS?

Thanks in advance for the help.

A:Extend partition to new HDD

DON'T get involved with dynamic disks at this time.

Do you mean extend a partition ON a new hard drive or extend a partition ONTO a new hard drive from another hard drive?

Repeat: DON'T get involved with dynamic disks at this time.

You can generally extend a partition on a hard drive, but it isn't clear from your post exactly what you want to do.

You may or may not have to use a third party application.

Post a screen shot of Windows Disk Management so we can see what is going on.

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I created a partition of 40GB to install windows 8 as a dual boot.

I need to extend this partition as I need more space but the extend button is greyed out.

Is there anyway to get around this?? I have some unallocated space ready but its not working.

Thanks

A:How do I extend my partition In

Please post back a screenshot of Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image.

This video show the tool which works best to extend partition easily with Partition Wizard - video help.

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i need to add more space to my OS partition but it wont let me extend even though i have 80gb unallocated as seen in the screenshot below.

How can i fix that?


 

A:cant extend partition

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Hi,

I have a 500GB hard disk in my PC, but only one partition of around 40GB size. The rest of the disc is unformatted.

I extended the partition, when I started running out of space for the media center features of Vista, but found that I couldn't record - I <think> this is because I had extended the partition, but into disk space which was unformatted. Does that sound right?

I assumed that when extending the partition, the added space would be formatted at the same time, but it seems not.

I subsequently shrunk the partition back to the original size.

So, can anyone give me step-by-step advice on how to extend my partition and end up with usable space?

Thanks!

A:How to extend partition?

What I've always done with partitioning is download the GParted Live CD here. You can also get one to boot from USB, I've just always used the CD. Anyway, just boot up from that, and you should be able to extend, format, split, and manage your partitions just about any way you want!

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Hello, 
I want to extend partition C , but the extend is not active on right-click menu. what's the trick

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i had 3 partitions on my HDD. i backed them up and deleted them to make room for a custom partition. when i finished deleting them the disk management said i had 2 unallocated partitions. i checked in disk part and it showed only my "main" vista partition existed. my vista partition is "partition 2" and i was able to extend it into "partition 3" (one of the unallocated partitions) via disk management, but i cant add "partition 1" (also an unallocated partition) to my main partition. phew! i hope that doesnt confuse anyone! any idea guys? or girls?

specs:
Toshiba Satellite P-350D S8900
Vista Home Premium 64bit
320GB HDD

A:How to extend partition?

Originally Posted by GRock


i had 3 partitions on my HDD. i backed them up and deleted them to make room for a custom partition. when i finished deleting them the disk management said i had 2 unallocated partitions. i checked in disk part and it showed only my "main" vista partition existed. my vista partition is "partition 2" and i was able to extend it into "partition 3" (one of the unallocated partitions) via disk management, but i cant add "partition 1" (also an unallocated partition) to my main partition. phew! i hope that doesnt confuse anyone! any idea guys? or girls?

specs:
Toshiba Satellite P-350D S8900
Vista Home Premium 64bit
320GB HDD



3rd party app like perfectdisk 10, or paragon drive backup, will do it easily

Ken

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Hi.

I want to extend a partition on my Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit system.

The HDD is at 150Gb. I have it at 2 partitions at the present.

I shrinked the second partition with 10Gb.

How do I extend the first partition C:\ with the 10G's from the second partition D:\

I have attched a view dump from the manage.

TIA

A:Extend a partition ?

Windows native disk management will let you extend a partition only when there is unallocated space IMMEDIATELY to the right of that partition. That is not so in your case, so use partition wizard. Heres a tutorial.

Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD

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My C drive was dying, so I replaced it and did a bare metal restore from a backup with ShadowProtect. All went well, except that now when I click "Computer" to view the drives, it tells me that the new C drive is only 698 GB (which was the capacity of the older drive). The new one is bigger (2 TB).
 
I'm trying to change the partition (there's only one) to a bigger size, using Disk Management in Windows, but it's not working. In the upper part of the dialogue where it lists the drives, it's reporting the incorrect amount of space (698 GB). But in the lower dialogue where it shows the partitions, it's showing the correct size of the new drive - 1863 GB. It all shows up as a Primary Partition; there's no Unallocated Space. If I rt-click and try to extend the volume, that option is grayed out.
 
One forum says that if you convert the disk to a dynamic disk it will then let you extend the volume. But it won't let me do that either - it tells me there's not enough space available to convert it.
 
How can I make Windows see the full size of the new drive?
 

A:Can't extend a partition

I'd say that you need to consult your Shadow Protect documentation on how it works.
 
Louis

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Hello! 
 
Since my rather tiny C drive is becoming cluttered and I fear that some day too soon I will get the 'no space left' message, I went to look into options to extend my C drive to install programs to. What always annoyed me was how my C drive is only 185GB while my D drive (which is empty and unused aside from what looks like an update dump folder of some sort) is 257GB - and I can't install much on that useless space.
 
Now, I can only extend the C drive with unallocated space to the right of it, but there's a small (350MB) Recovery Partition quietly hiding next to it (which looks empty just as well), so I can't do anything to extend my C drive unless I can free that space next to it. 
 
Since I don't want to mess with anything unnecessarily, I was hoping someone could help me out here.
 
A quick screenshot of the partitions shown in disk management is attached.
 
I'm not very tech-savvy, but I was fed up with this so I'm hoping someone can help out here!
 

A:Extend partition

How about installing a second drive, copying everything from D: to it, delete D, and extend C: into that space?

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I previously created a second partitions on my Vista machine to dual boot XP. I was unable to install XP for one reason or another. I am now trying to combine back the two partitions into one. I was able to turn the second partition back into unallocated space, but when I try to extend the Vista partition, the extend volume option is grayed out. Any suggestions?
 

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hallo! i'm sure, there are lot of solutions for my problem, but i can't find the right one, so i will ask again. i shrimped c disk and gained almost 100Gb, that i want to move to d disk, but disk management wizard don't allow me to do this. i can shrink partition d, but can't extend (it's gray and unclickable). what i have to do?

A:can't extend partition d

Hello pavlix and welcome to Seven Forums.

The Disk Managment wizard is limited in what it can do. It might be easier to use the free MiniTool Partition Wizard. They have an option to "extend partition" that works quite well regardless of where the unallocated space is located in relation to the target partition

MiniTool Partition Wizard

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First, i have read other threads but i think my problem is diferent, or perhaps my english is very awfull (its possible).

I have win 7 , ultimate, 64 bits
Im trying to do with paragon partition manager, from program and from cd boot maked from this program.

This is my start configuration: (see attached file)
I obviusly want to extend C partition, shrinking D partition. I dont want to format or to backup all D partition.

Fist attemp:
I shrink d: partition, getting enough free gigabytes to right of d: partition. But when i try to expand c partition, program doenst "see" free space. Well, i think that to extend c:, free space must be just right to c: not right to d: partition; but imnot sure of this.

Second attemp:
I make a new partition from d: (i get d and e)
I make a partition backup from d into the new partition e
I erase d:.. in this moment i have a lot of gigabytes free just to the "right" of C:
But again when i try to extend c: program doesnt see free space
What im making wrong? ..

thxs

A:Why i cant extend C partition??

Ogro,

Your attachment is very very difficult for me to read on my laptop.

Try using the Snipping Tool in Win 7.

Also maximize the Disk Management display before "snipping".

Please fill out your system specs.

for the snipping tool,
WIN | type Snipping Tool | ENTER

WIN is the key with the wavy flag on it.

________________________________________

HOW TO FILL OUT YOUR SYSTEM SPECS

In the line at the top of www.SevenForums.com you will see UserCP.
That is an abbreviation for User Control Panel.
Click on UserCP.
In the left-hand column, under Your Profile you will see Edit System Spec.
Click on Edit System Spec
You can copy and paste from the output of Speccy, Speccy - System Information - Free Download to fill out much of the info. Be sure to use the Other Info section of your System Specs for such info as your optical drive, your wireless adapter, your speakers, etc.

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I cannot extend my C: Partition!

Why is it I have so many problems lol, anyways heres the screenie.

Attachment 13301

A:Cannot Extend C: Partition

It seems to be at max size, so you can only shrink it. You will need to shrink your other partition in order to then allocate the space to your C: partition.

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Hey guys,

Im looking for a program to extend a partition using free space I have. I used to use a program by Paragon Software on Vista but im not sure if it would work with 7. I dont really wanna risk it considering the drive I want to extend has all my valuable data on so I dont want it to go wrong. It also use to take a really long time.

Does anyone know any other programs which definitely work with 7 and is pretty quick?
Im also running 64-bit if that helps.
Thanks in advance.

A:Extend a partition

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Exodus


Hey guys,

Im looking for a program to extend a partition using free space I have. I used to use a program by Paragon Software on Vista but im not sure if it would work with 7. I dont really wanna risk it considering the drive I want to extend has all my valuable data on so I dont want it to go wrong. It also use to take a really long time.

Does anyone know any other programs which definitely work with 7 and is pretty quick?
Im also running 64-bit if that helps.
Thanks in advance.


Hey Exodus

Parigon Disk Suite 2009 is pretty bullet proof. Im not sure they have a 64 bit version but you could check. If you are worried why not back up before.

Ken

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In Can't install Windows 10 Anniversary update, stuck on build 10240 @dalchina advised...





You could try reading the Windows update log...
https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/902093



...which is good advice for the OP who was on 12040. However, being curious (and not having needed to look at it before) I thought I'd have a look at mine.

I'm on Windows 10 Home Build 14393.187. Apparently since the Anniversary Update 1607 the only thing C:\Windows\WindowsUpdate.log contains is...





Windows Update logs are now generated using ETW (Event Tracing for Windows).
Please run the Get-WindowsUpdateLog PowerShell command to convert ETW traces into a readable WindowsUpdate.log.

For more information, please visit http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=518345



So I followed the instructions and generated a WindowsUpdate.log on my Desktop - all well so far. Opening it revealed 99% of the entries were of the form:





1601/01/01 00:00:00.0000000 988 5532 Unknown( 10): GUID=638e22b1-a858-3f40-8a43-af2c2ff651a4 (No Format Information found).



Apparently, according to the above 'for more information...' link...





Notes
If you encounter problems decoding the Windows Update log (for example, if you have multiple "GUID" entries that are displayed in the final text log), you may have to delete and then update your symbol cache. You can do this by deleting everyth... Read more

A:Windows update log problem in 1607

I think a better subject is needed for this thread because I don't know how many, including myself, will really understand what "W" is for.

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    i have windows 10 home edition on my hp 15. windows updates are set to install on auto on my computer. it updated my version from 1511 to 1607. the problem i have now is that when i put it to sleep, i have to power it off to wake it up, the wifi button is lit and is orange, but in the past it would be off and when i hit the enter button it would wake up . i know this is a issue with windows 10 but i had hopes to find help here, any help is appriecated.

A:windows 10 update to version 1607

Hello, Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum. You may need to update your drivers and adjust some settings in Windows in order to fix the issue. Here is more info: >> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03383935>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03330139 Hope this works for you.

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I have a concern, I just got an update to MS "feature windows update ver 1607. I won't install, said all the files did not update. When I go back to the update, I still see that it needs to be downloaded and installed again. Is this a good update from Windows on 1/18/2017.
Thanks
 

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Hi guys,

I've got a windows partition set-up like below:

39MB (healthy EISA config) -> 14.65 GB Recovery (D) -> 43 GB (C) -> 1.95GB (no name) ->91.39GB unallocated

The partitions are set-up in that order. When I click on the 1.95 to extend it / add it to the 91.39GB, I get an error: the operation failed to complete because the disk management console view is not up to date. I've attempted to update it and restart the computer to no avail. Any ideas how I can get my 43GB combined with the 1.95GB and 91.39GB partitions located to the right of it?

A:Extend my Partition, getting error

If you fill out your system specs, then somebody might be able to help you.

Regards....Mike Connor

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I have 4 partitions on my notebook.
C: is Win7 32-bit
D: is Vista 32-bit
E: is Win7 64-bit
F: is Data.

I now want to get rid of the Vista partition and give its sectors to the Win7 64-bit.

I tried shrinking the Vista partiton, but the extend option is greyed out for WIn7 64-bit.

How do I remove Vista and have it deleted from the boot manager setup?
Then how do I extend the Win7 64-bit into the, now empty, Vista partition?

A:How to delete/extend partition

Hi dougham, welcome to the Seven Forums.

Go to the Tutorials section of the forum; there might be sometime there that can help you with your problem. Also you might take a look at programs like Partition Magic, or some other partitioning program to help you with your situation. Also be careful not to erase you MBR. Good Luck.

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When i reformated a while back, i was told 20GB was plenty for just windows. Well with windows 7 around the corner, and my desktop having be on the C: partition, im wondering how i can extend the partition.

http://www.mydigitallife.info/2007/...lternative-in-windows-vista-2000-2003-and-xp/

I've followed that guide and even tried using windows disk management to extend the C: partition from the D: partition. Which i already removed 5GB from. Whenever i try to extend the C: partition it says that i cant.

Any help is appreciated!
Thanks
 

A:Extend Vista C: Partition

Vista's Disk Management doesn't like files being near the partition boundary when resizing, especially system files. So if you want to use Vista's tool, you can try turning off hibernation, defragging, turning off System Restore, and possibly moving your page file to another drive temporarily.

Or use one of these partitioning tools which will not require you to turn off anything in Windows. But definitely run chkdsk /f on the drive and defrag it before working with the partition. Errors in the file system can become magnified or the partitioning could fail if there are errors on the drive.

I'd suggest Paragon (make the boot CD and partition with Windows off-line), but Gparted (Parted Magic) is good, too.

Partitioning Tools-->

Free:

Paragon Partition Manager 8.5-- PPM Special Edition serial and free registration
CloneZilla GParted LiveCD (Complete partitioning and drive imaging/restoration tools)
SystemRescueCD
Gparted LiveCD
Parted Magic
Vista Recovery Disk (Shrink, expand, create, delete partitions)
XP Recovery Console CD image (Create and delete partitions with diskpart.exe)
Commercial:

O&O Partition Manager 2 (Vista-compatible)
Paragon Partition Manager
Paragon Hard Disk Manager
Terabyte BootIt NG
Acronis Disk Director
V-Com (Avanquest) Partition Commander
EASEUS Partition Manager
7Tools Partition Manager
Spotmau Partition Genius
 

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I have a little Acer Revo HTPC. I am running out of recording space, so I took a look to see what was using up my 500GB drive. Turns out almost 50% of it is set aside in a partition for "Data". I would assume this is for system recovery, but it shows empty.

Can I reclaim this space or extend the main partition? I do not want to lose my ability to recover my system.

A:Can I delete or extend a partition?

Hello SJM mate I use Partition Wizard to domost things with partitions I am not expert but I think that you can delete the D: and just extend the C: into the space it leaves.
MiniTool Free Partition Manager for Window 8/7/vista/xp | Partition Wizard Free Edition see my pic

PS the space made by deleting D: may show as unallocated space it is ko to go ahead and follow the pic instructions.

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I am can't extend my primary partition even though there is plenty of unalloctaed space.

Here is an image of my issue: http://i.imgur.com/p8y6eRJ.png?1

A:Can't extend primary partition

You want to extend C: into the unallocated space?

You can't do it whilst booted into Windows. You need to use something like bootable Partition Wizard to do that.

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Hello,

My computer is running windows 7 starter. It was going slowly for me (separate issue which is irrelevant) and so I got my friend to install Linux mint from a USB. We first shrank the C partition to give equal space to have linux and windows 7.

After we started installing linux (we got to the part where you enter your username and password) the pc was still going quite slow and so I decided to abandon the installation and I wanted to revert everything to normal.

Now I have in the disk manager the C partition and next to it on its right a green free space partition. I cannot click extend partition on the C partition because it is greyed out and when I try to delete the free space partition, it says: Error, not enough space to complete this action or something like that...

Anyway, I am very un-knowledgeable in the area of partitions and I want just to bring things back to how they were.

I am willing to do a system recovery. I do not have recovery disks but I can use Acer's e-recovery manager. Although, I am confused because will that not just wipe the C drive but leave the partitions split?

I hope you can assist me please. If you need more information I can provide it.

Thank you.

A:Cannot extend partition and need assistance

We have many excellent tutorials here at the forums. Here's one with a couple of different ways to do it, just click on the link : Partition or Volume - Extend

Hope this helps

Where are my manners this morning? Welcome to the forums!

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Running out of space and I'd like to extend my primary (C) partition to the next drive (D) but in computer management D is listed as "Page file, Logical drive" and it will not allow me to delete it.
Would moving page file from D to E partition allow me to extend C into D? If so, how do I move page file in Win7 to another partition?

If I can't do this in Windows natively does someone have a suggestion on 3rd party software?

A:want to extend primary partition to

Yes you can move the page file to C partition, reboot, and then delete the D partition.

The place to move the page file is under My Computer > properties > advanced > performance > advanced > virtual memory

Make sure nothing important is on D partition before you delete it.

If you need some more help, let us know.

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I have a bunch of unallocated space at the front of the drive after deleting my previous operating systems and I would like to expand my win 7 partition into that.

I'm looking for advice and instructions on the best way to do that.

Had I known I wouldn't need my vista partition I would've deleted that first and install 7 in the front, but oh well.

I already tried making a copy of my 7 partition in the front, but I didn't really like how that went.

I went into the original partition and added the copy into the bootloader but when I went into it the copy was not being recognized as the system drive.

Also my computer is running really slow after trying all that

I have EASUS Partition master BTW

A:Extend Partition to the left

I used gparted which is a freedownload to shift my partition to the left and then grow it into the free space on the right.

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I have a 320gb hard drive, i partitioned 15gb for ubuntu and another 40gb for another OS. i messed up my ubuntu and could not install the other OS so deleted the partitions using acronis disk director. I uninstall acronis because i heard it was unreliable, with partitions just dissapearing, so i just used vista's partition manager and i right clicked on my main partion and tried to extend, but the option was greyed out.

how do i extend my main volume?

A:How to extend a partition in vista?

The reason might be as following:

Windows Vista doesn't allow you to extend the partition with the following conditions:

1. there isn't any unallocated space next to the C drive

2. the C drive is FAT but not NTFS

Solution for the above limitations:
How to extend Vista C drive even if there is no unallocated space or the partition is FAT?

How to transfer data and upgrade disk?

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Hi,
Not sure where to post this, sorry if in wrong place.

I am trying to extend my C Drive as i have a large amount of free space
However the option to do so is greyed out

Anyone have any ideas on how I can do this?

Thanks.

A:Cannot extend my partition, greyed out

You need to rightclick on the Free Space to Delete Volume as it is still Logical as shown by the green.

First time Delete was to delete the partition. Next you delete the Logical volume which will make it Unallocated so that Disk Mgmt can Extend C into it.

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I have a little Acer Revo HTPC. I am running out of recording space, so I took a look to see what was using up my 500GB drive. Turns out almost 50% of it is set aside in a partition for "Data". I would assume this is for system recovery, but it shows empty.

Can I reclaim this space or extend the main partition? I do not want to lose my ability to recover my system.

A:Can I delete or extend a partition?

Hello SJM mate I use Partition Wizard to domost things with partitions I am not expert but I think that you can delete the D: and just extend the C: into the space it leaves.
MiniTool Free Partition Manager for Window 8/7/vista/xp | Partition Wizard Free Edition see my pic

PS the space made by deleting D: may show as unallocated space it is ko to go ahead and follow the pic instructions.

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Hey all,

Today I deleted my Win7 partition, because Win8 works so well for me that I need more disk space. So I wanted to extend my Win8 partition, but the option is grayed out in disk management.

What do I need to do?

-Also, am I free to delete the system reserved bit, the 100mb partition? It was a part of Win7, right?

A:Cannot extend Win8 partition

Try using other Disk Management software like EASEUS Partition Master.

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Ok, so Iv ran out of space on my samsung SSD so I bought a new crucial SSD. I have cloned the original SSD and its working but I cant get the extra space merged with my C Drive.
C Drive is 92gb and then there is 3 partitions in between the extra 120gb that I want to add.
Any advice would be much appreciated.

A:Extend C: with non adjacent partition

Hello icemantaz, and welcome to Eight Forums.

You might see if you may be able to use the free MiniTool Partition Wizard Home Edition to extend C: into the 120GB of unallocated space on the same SSD.

Instructions: How to Move/Resize Partition | MiniTool Partition Wizard Tutorial

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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