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Extend disk space on basic disk volume

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by pete0762, Jul 12, 2008.

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  1. pete0762

    pete0762 Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    I have received my laptop with a 250GB HDD partitioned into two primary partitions (well there is actually four with only 512MB called NVCACHE and another of 1GB as EISA Configuration). One of the partitions is a system, boot, page file ... partition containing the OS (Win Vista Home Premium and contains about 35GB space) and programs. The other is a partition for all the data (~198GB). I am now starting to run low on disk space on the OS partition (<3GB) and wanted to add some more space. I tried to use Disk Management but this did not work because there is no adjacent unallocated space on the same disk next to the OS partition. There is only space at the end of the data disk partition, which I cannot move to the OS partition (at least I do not know how).

    Is there a way to increase the disk space for the OS partition? Both partitions have following set out:

    Layout: Simple
    Type: Basic
    File System: NTFS (except for the small NVCAHE which is FAT32 and the EISA does not have any File system)
    Status: Healthy

    regards

    Pete
     
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