cant create new drive on comp windows 7

August 8, 2011 at 07:35:54
Specs: Windows 7, 4 GB, 640 HDD, Intel i5, 2.3GHz.
hi in not able to creat a new drive in my comp-windows 7 premium. after i click on finish, i get this pop up window"disk management" which reads "cannot create new volume in this unallocated space because the disk already contains the maximum number of partitions".
I dont quite understand this problem. Could anyone help me regarding? Thanks in advance. :)

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August 9, 2011 at 00:15:21
How many partitions do you have already? The maximum number of primary partitions on a drive is 4. You can increase the number of drives by making one of the primary partitions an extended one and then create your additional drives in that.

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August 14, 2011 at 10:31:50
hi john. thx for the reply! i have 4 currently.. and i have these 2 called healthy(recovery partition) and healthy(boot,page file, crash dump, primary partition), which makes me have only one extended drive. any method by which i can get more drives?

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