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Solved - New Simple Volume Greyed out in Disk Management

Solved - New Simple Volume Greyed out in Disk Management


Case 1: New Simple Volume Greyed out on 3TB Hard Drive
Case 2. New Simple Volume Greyed out on Removable Disk
Further Reading: New Simple Volume Failed to Create New Partition
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Summary: While doing hard drive maintenance in Disk Management, some users may find they are unable to create partition on unallocated space because New Simple Volume option is greyed out on Windows 10/8/7. This post tells how to solve this issue.
In Disk Management, we can select an unallocated space and then make use of the New Simple Volume feature to create new partitions. However, in some cases, this feature is greyed out as shown in the picture below, making us unable to create partition on unallocated space Windows 7/8/10.

What causes New Simple Volume Greyed out? Usually, this situation will appear if you are creating volume on a 3TB hard drive or on a removable disk. Next, we will show you the detailed information.

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Created by luoluo 1 day 29 min ago – Made popular 6 hours 28 min ago
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The Best Free Disk Cloning Software for Windows – MiniTool Partition Wizard

With the development of software technology, more and more cloning software are now made available in the market which can help to copy hard drive. Now, a free and professional disk cloning software – MiniTool Partition Wizard is recommended here. Developed by MiniTool Solution Ltd., this professional disk cloning software can help to backup partition data, whole disk data without damaging the original data.
And, this tool is compatible with almost all Windows including Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. It supports copying hard drive to HDD/SSD, and it can backup files from SSD to SSD/HDD.
Besides, it not only offers wizard-like interface but also provides simple interface. Thus, even a new user can easily handle this best free disk cloning software to backup disk.
What’s more, the best fee disk cloning software can help to migrate OS to SSD.
Firstly, download and install MiniTool Partition Wizard on computer.
Secondly, select the disk which needs copying, and click “Copy Disk” from the left action panel.
Thirdly, select target disk to save all contents of the source disk and then click “Next”.
Then, select a copying option to decide the layout of target disk, and click Finish to go back to the main interface of the best free disk cloning software.
Finally, click Apply button to perform all changes.

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Created by Baojin Lee 23 hours 33 min ago – Made popular 6 hours 28 min ago
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Free Partition Hard Drive in Windows 10 - Partition Manager

Nowadays, Windows 10 becomes the newest operating system. By taking into account the features of this new OS, many computer users choose to use Windows 10 on the computer. As to a new computer, there is only one partition on the disk in most cases, thus, it is an unavoidable operation to partition Windows 10 hard drive or manage disk. Besides, when using Windows 10 for a period of time, the partitions may can’t meet your requirement and then to repartition Windows 10 becomes a common thing.

How can you do this work? For ordinary inexperienced users, it is a challenge to partition Windows hard disk. But, don’t feel helpless. Here, two partition tools will be told to you.

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Created by Vera 3 days 17 hours ago – Made popular 6 hours 30 min ago
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Curious About The Data Recovery Prices? Check It Out Here

Data loss situation varies a lot: you may lose a single file on computer; you may find a whole partition is lost or the whole disk turns into unallocated; sometimes, the disk/flash drive/memory card may even corrupt without giving us a sign; what's worse, the boot files of a system may be lost/damaged or the internal hard disk/bootable drive may be damaged, resulting in boot failure (in this case, you'll lose access to all data saved under that system).

It is true that everyone who is encountering data loss issue would like to find a way to complete hard disk data recovery as soon as possible unless the lost data happen to be useless for him. But speaking of the data recovery prices, the situation becomes more complicated. The hard drive data recovery cost depends on a lot of factors.

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Created by blakeclaire 4 days 23 hours ago – Made popular 6 hours 30 min ago
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How to Fix There Is Not Enough Space on the Disk Issue

In a computer, disk management becomes a common thing. In most cases, many computer users choose Windows Disk Management to resize partition, format partition, extend partition, create a new partition and more. However, this free disk manager is not the best tool for disk management. For example, extend volume greyed out issue often happens if no unallocated space or free space immediately follows the target partition.

In addition, another common issue also often comes up: when extending a partition, there will be a failure, showing an error message “There is not enough space available on the disk(s) to complete this operation”.

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How Do I Solve - Photos on SD Card Not Showing on Computer

Hello! I need help. I visited China last month and took lots of beautiful photos. However, when I connected the SD card to computer to copy some photos, I could not find these photos. In this case, what should I do?
In general, photos on SD card not showing on computer is a common question. If we browse forums and websites, we will find many users have encountered this issue.

Here are several ways to help solve "SD card is not showing pictures on PC".

Way 1. Try Using a Different Card Reader

If you can view photos on SD card on the camera but not on the computer, you can try using another card reader and see if you are able to see the pictures on computer. If you can see, there are some issues with the card reader. If not, try the following solutions.
Way 2. Enable Hidden Files in Your SD Card
Sometimes, photos and other files on your SD card will be hidden, thus you cannot see them in your computer. Now, you can try the following steps to unhide the hidden files on your memory card.
Way 3. Remove Write Protection from SD Card

As we know, if your SD card is write protected, you cannot see its files in PC.
Way 4. Remove Virus or Malware to Fix SD Card Not Showing up Issue

If you get a virus on your SD card, your SD card may be hidden. Now, you can try using CMD (command prompt) to fix this issue.

Way 5. Update SD Card Driver
Way 6. Use Disk Management to Make SD Card Show up

If you still cannot see your SD card as well as its files, you might try to run Disk Management tool to make it to show up in PC and run CHKDSK command to fix internal errors.

Way 7. Format the SD Card Whose Photos Are Not Showing in PC
Note: formatting will delete all files on this SD card. Therefore, before you format SD card on computer, you should find a way to recover missing photos.

Step 1: Recover SD card pictures not showing in computer
Click Start button on the main interface of MiniTool Photo Recovery.
Scan the SD card.
Save all needed files.

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Created by Baojin Lee 3 days 23 hours ago – Made popular 6 hours 31 min ago
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How to Add Unallocated Space to C Drive in Windows 10/8/7

On a hard drive, it can contain primary partition, logical partition, free space, and unallocated space. As to unallocated space, it refers to the volume which is not formatted and where no data can be written. It doesn’t show up in Windows Explorer. How can you make full use of the unallocated space? If your disk partition is running out of space, especially C drive, you can add unallocated space to C drive to increase the partition size. Or if you need to create a new partition, the unallocated space is also useful. Here, we will show you how to move unallocated space to C drive.

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How Do I Recover Data from Damaged/Formatted Disk

We store massive data on our hard disk, external hard drive, USB drive, memory card, etc. What should you do if your drive is damaged? What should you do if your drive is formatted by mistake? In this case, you cannot access your data. Now, what should you do? Is it possible to access these data again? Can we recover data from damaged/formatted disk?
Of course. The answer is positive.
With a development of software technology, you can use MiniTool Power Data Recovery, a professional and green data recovery software developed by MiniTool Solution Ltd., to carry out damaged/formatted disk data recovery. This all-in-one data recovery software can help you easily and quickly recover lost files because it offers excellent performance, wizard-like interfaces and simple operations. It can recover data not only from computer hard drive but also from external hard drive, USB drive, memory card, and other storage devices. What’s more, it is a read-only tool. That means we can use it to recover files from damaged or formatted disk without affecting the original data.
3 steps to recover files from damaged/formatted disk
Step 1. Select Damaged Partition Recovery in the main interface of MiniTool Power Data Recovery.
Step 2. Full scan the formatted/damaged drive.
Step 3. Save all needed files

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How Do I Clone Operating System in Windows 10/8/7 with Ease

If you want to upgrade hard disk from old and small one to new and large one without reinstalling Windows, you need to clone your operating system in advance.
With a backup of operating system, you don’t need to reinstall operating systems when your PC fails to start or crashes.
You can keep the cloned disk as a backup for later use.
However, how to clone operating system? Can we backup operating system without paying a penny?

MiniTool Partition Wizard proves to be an excellent choice. Developed by MiniTool Solution Ltd., this professional software offers wizard-like interfaces as well as simple operations to help users backup operating system. It not only provides Copy Disk feature but also offers Migrate OS to SSD/HDD feature to help clone operating system. This tool is compatible with almost all operating systems like Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 and so on.
both Copy Disk feature and Migrate OS to SSD/HDD feature can help to copy operating system. Here, we take the latter feature for example.

Click “Migrate OS to SSD/HD” in the toolbar of MiniTool Partition Wizard.
Now, you should choose a suitable one according to actual needs to copy your operating system and click Next button.
No matter which one you choose to backup operating system, you will be given detailed operating steps. Just do as told.

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Created by Baojin Lee 5 days 19 hours ago – Made popular 1 day 6 hours ago
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How Can You Fix Android Boot Loop Issue without Data Loss?

In summary, Android boot loop issue always happens when you try to tamper with the Android device's internal settings. Hence, if you want to repair this issue, you can use a CWM (ClockworkMod) recovery method or choose to reset your Android device to factory settings. However, you worry that these two methods can cause Android data loss. Thus, you'd better recover data from bootloop Android and save them to a safe location. How to do this job?
Actually, if you have a piece of professional Android data recovery software, you can do boot loop data recovery Android with ease. In this post, we recommend you to use the dedicated MiniTool Mobile Recovery for Android.

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