problem in creating new partition in win 7

Microsoft Windows 7 home premium 64-bit
January 17, 2010 at 10:40:23
Specs: Windows 7 Home premium (64 bit)
Thank you very much for your concern brother,

In my dell studio 1555 I inadvertently delete some registry files so through PC restore I have reinstall win 7 Home Premium .

I have got the problem in creating new Volume.

Before PC restore process I have already made 142 GB as "Free Space" and 146 GB in C:/ Drive of 320GB SATA HD.

Now the OS is in 146 GB partition.I made a shrink, to have 80 GB in C:/ Drive .

As a result an unallocated partition 66GB is formed between Drive(C) and Free space.

I tried to create a new simple volume out of 66GB, but after clicking Finish button at the end it shows
"You cannot create a new volume in this unallocated space because the disk already contains the maximum number of partitions".

After this surprisingly I have created two Logical partitions(50 GB & 52 GB) from the Free space leaving 40 GB.

Please help me how to create a primary partition out of unallocated 66.42 GB partition.

My disk Management show (as in order)
Healthy(OEM)-198 MB,
Recovery-9.12 GB,
OS(C)-80 GB,
unallocated-66.42 GB,
Drive(G)-50 GB,
Drive(H)-52GB,
Free space-40GB.

My system details:Dell studio 1555,windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit,core 2 duo T6600,320 GB SATA HD,3GB RAM.


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January 17, 2010 at 10:55:04
Do not duplicate post. Copy the above post and paste it as a "followup" to your original thread here.

http://www.computing.net/answers/wi...

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January 17, 2010 at 12:24:43
Here's another advice ... keep to one member ID when using the forum. As it is, you seem to have an open thread on the same partitioning issue posted under atedisn & there's no need to start a new thread for the issue, let alone; posting it under a newly created member ID unless you have ulterior motives.

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