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How to delete Windows 7 partition?

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Hi. I am running windows 7 and 8 dual boot. Now i just want to stick with windows 8. How do I delete the windows 7 partition on my laptop... Thanks
Edited by darkRyu - 11/28/12 at 8:26am
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Start/ Control Panel/ Administrative Tools/Disk Management Right click on the partition you don't want/ format. When that is done right click on the partition your keeping and extend volume thumb.gif
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post #3 of 13
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Thanks doing it now
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Hey I am sorry. but i wanted to delete the win 7 partition. how do i do that in win 8? thanks
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ANYONE?
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Format it...?
Formating is the only solution to get rid of an OS. If you try to delete the files, your own OS will prevent you to do it because it will recognize Kernel files.
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I try to format it but it says windows con not format this drive or w/e
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How many drives do you have? Because if you are trying to format the same drive you booted on, you won't be able. You will have to boot from another device and format your drive from there. Windows 7/8 installation drive can do that.

Dual OS is a real pain in the...
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Yes i am dual booting win 7/8 now i just wanna keep win 8.. Because win 8 just run soooo smoothly on with my 10+ yr old little laptop.
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Try this:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Delete-files-using-Disk-Cleanup

If disk cleanup doesn't work, put your windows intall CD and format your drive from there. Don't forget to backup data.
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