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I have a 240 GB SSD with 121 GB free using windows 7, what would happen if i made a new partition and installed withdows 7 on the same SSD and set the partition to 100GB and deleted the old windows 7 insulation? would i be stuck with 100GB or would i have the full 240GB of space?
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Hiy

I have a 240 GB SSD with 121 GB free using windows 7, what would happen if i made a new partition and installed withdows 7 on the same SSD and set the partition to 100GB and deleted the old windows 7 insulation? would i be stuck with 100GB or would i have the full 240GB of space?

In that situation, when you delete the old partition, it becomes unallocated space. However, one problem you'll run into is trying to extending the existing partition to occupy the old unallocated space. The reason is because partitions get created in a certain order.

See here.
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261841-32-extending-partition-unallocated-space-left
http://www.geeksdo.com/howto-resize-partition-with-partition-wizard-home-edition.html
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