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New SSD installed but unallocated space

I restored an image from macrium reflect on my new SSD, but now disk management says there is 1.47 gb of unallocated space. Is there any way to expand the C: partition while keeping the others the same? Thank you.
 

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strollin

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Yes there is but not with Windows built-in Disk Management utility. You need a 3rd party utility such as https://www.partitionwizard.com/free-partition-manager.html

You need to be able to move the unallocated partition so that it is situated to the right of the C: partition, then you will be able to expand the C: partition into the unallocated space.

It looks like you have too many Recovery partitions as well, personally, I would get rid of them and use an external drive and imaging software instead.
 

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Personally, I would leave the unallocated space for the SSD to use for additional over provisioning.
 

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LPhoeliu

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Try EaseUS Partition Master, in principle, this tool works the same as the Windows Disk Management tool. The difference is that it offers more features and is a lot more flexible, for example because you can extend a partition, regardless of where the unallocated space sits.
 

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