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I have this 40 GB volume (partition) that I would like to extend to 80 GB. I have already shrinken (downsized) the system partition in order to create some unallocated space before the partition that I want to make bigger.
The problem is when I right click on the 40 GB partition I can't select the "Extend volume" option. Why not? You can see by the screenshot above that the space before my partition is "RAW". That's because I formatted selecting any file system. But it was black before, indicating "unallocated" space, and I still couldn't extend my partition to include this space.
Let me guess... I have to have the unallocated space AFTER the partition I want to enlarge? I would like to try that of course, but there seems to be no option to move any partition or "volume" anywhere, not to a different disk nor left or right within a given space on the same partition. So how do you do it then?...
In the screenshot above you can see how it looks like with unallocated space before my partition. I obviously can't just remove my RECOVERY partition that sits right after my partition. I won't be able to restore the computer ever again. So that's not an option.