how to extend my windows 7 partition

Soldato
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Ok guys need help extending my partition on my boot drive,

iv just deleted windows xp partition as i havent used it in a few months now ( Was sad to see it go :( )

my windows 7 partition is running really low on space, i thought deleting windows xp, id be able to extend it to this unused space,

http://imageshack.us/f/443/aaaaaardo.jpg/

but it apears i cant.

any ideas?

thanks
 
Soldato
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With Windows you can only extend a partition into unused space shown on the right in Disk Management, not into unused space on the left.

You need a third party utility to do this.

I haven't used one myself but I'm sure someone will have a suggestion of a utility which works with Windows 7.
 
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