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post #1 of 16
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so i have my Win7 partition right now and I have about 20GB of free space. When i go to extend it, it won't let me. Here is a pic:

Anyone got any advice?
The unnamed 149GB partition is my ubuntu partition
    
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i think you have to make the 290Gb smaller then it wil let you, i never did like winodws partition manager, you should give partition wizard a try, its free.
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Are you able to extend the 149GB partition?
    
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nope nothing, can't extend any partition
    
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I think it has to do with placement of my 149GB Ubuntu partition, It starts at the end of my windows partition, and that means the w7 partition can't extend cause its blocked? Is my logic correct?
    
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I have a similar problem and I think it's because my OS is on the 2nd partition and I can't extent the 2nd partition to use up the 1st partition.
    
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I'm gonna backup my ubuntu partition, and windows partition and delete my ubuntu partition and then try to extend, i'll post results later
    
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post #8 of 16
Try EASEUS Partition Master or something similar first. You make the changes you want in Windows then it reboots to apply them. If it works you'll save some time.
    
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post #9 of 16
Right click on the unallocated and try to extend that
    
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post #10 of 16
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doesn't give me the option to extend the unallocated, tried with partition wizard and got same results, i'll try this new one
    
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