Unable To Format A Free Partition Space

Dec 27, 2009

im having this prob where a total of 40GB of space out of 160Gb in my HD cant be formatted. I were using Windows Vista before upgrading it into Win 7....

I had 3 partitions ( c:, d:, & N... All 3 of it works perfectly. The only problem im facing here is with this 40GB of free space which i couldn't Format in anyway.. it keeps on bugging me with this warning of "not enough space to complete operation" thingy...

Here is an image of it, where the green colored free space (39.06Gb)... cant be formatted.

I tried Formatting it while the Windows 7 installation process, yet, i still couldn't do anything.

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