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recently i did this, http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/7884-63-dual-boot-windows or for those who dont want to click, i partitioned my drive into 3 parts, my windows 7 ultimate x86, a FAT drive in which i backed up all of my files and some unallocated space to install windows 7 ultimate x64. the installation went smoothly and the backup was flawless but now im stuck. i deleted the old win 7 and FAT partitions in an attempt to regain all my loss space however i found that i could not extend the new win 7 partition to fill the void left by the other 2 leaving me with 900gb NTFS and 900gb unallocated that i couldnt reach. this didnt seem to be much of a problem as i decided that i would just shrink the NTFS to minimal size and keep all my personal files on the, newly formed from the unallocated, FAT partition. so this went flawlessly as well as the shrinking of the NTFS but now im left with this:



i cant extend the FAT partition into the unallocated space. am i left with this or is there a way to reorganize the partitions?
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    Easeus Partition Master Home Edition free works great easy to use

    http://download.cnet.com/Easeus-Partition-Master-Home-Edition/3000-2248_4-10863346.html
  2. I can't really see your image, but FAT has a partition size limit you may be hitting.

    Take a look at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_Allocation_Table
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    I can't really see your image, but FAT has a partition size limit you may be hitting.

    Take a look at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_Allocation_Table


    i must specify that its actually an exFAT so size is virtually limitless on a personal computer but thanks for the input! im looking at the other download now! thanks guys

    EDIT: Easeua partition master worked perfectly, thank you
  4. Best answer selected by pantherking.
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