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Merging unallocated space to C:

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    Merging unallocated space to C:


    Hi guys, here is the current configuration of my disk. I wanted to merge the 15.43GB of unallocated space to my primary drive C:, however there is a 794MB of healthy recovery partition between them. From what I read, Disk Management only allows the extension of C: to a space directly beside its right side. The 15.43GB of unallocated space was from the recovery drive that came with this laptop, I have already created an external recovery drive so I deleted it. Any ideas on how to combine them? Thanks Click image for larger version

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    I merged some with success.
    See thread-

    How to merge partitions ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    I merged some with success.
    See thread-

    How to merge partitions ?
    What is that 794MB of healthy recovery partition in between C: and the unallocated space? Thanks
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    I don't know.

    Someone here will know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    I don't know.

    Someone here will know.
    Ok thanks, btw I watched your video, you used Minitool right? And I noticed you were able to merge the unallocated space despite having two recovery partitions in between them and the main partition. So it means, I don't have to delete that 794MB partition? Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ivanndroid View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    I don't know.

    Someone here will know.
    Ok thanks, btw I watched your video, you used Minitool right? And I noticed you were able to merge the unallocated space despite having two recovery partitions in between them and the main partition. So it means, I don't have to delete that 794MB partition? Thanks
    Used Minitool.
    My memory is poor so I made the video.
    I still have the partitions-

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Just take your time & read all the instructions carefully.
    I had to refer back to them as I worked on it.
    You should be ok getting this done.
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    Thanks!
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