Several orphaned drive partitions after failed linux dual boot install

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    Several orphaned drive partitions after failed linux dual boot install


    Hi,

    I am new to windows 10 and have been a mac user for over 10 years...I know booo hisss! :)

    I wanted to move away from Apple as the prices have continued to rise but the quality of hardware has dropped so I am out.

    Anyway, I am a node.js developer and as a result I want to have my dev environment in Linux (Ubuntu based) with windows as my business and pleasure machine.

    So today I received my new XPS 15 and tried to install elementary OS (an Ubuntu based os) and the wheels fell off. I have spent most of the evening cleaning up but I am left with at least two partitions that I cannot seem to include back into my C drive.

    Please see the image:

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    I have two unallocated partitions that I cannot seem to extend my main C volume to. Also, I think some of the other smaller partitions may be hangovers from the attempted install.

    Any help on how to get that space back would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks in advance.
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    Welcome to the forum. I cant see the details of the paritions to advise the small ones can be the boot efui, recovery and oem drive. You will need some free paritioning software too sort it out as you will have to move things about but until we know what the paritions are we cant help some wont show up under windows or show empty when they are not try MiniTool Partition Wizard | Best partition magic alternative for Windows PC and Server it has lots of tutors Partition Software Tutorial | MiniTool Partition Wizard Tutorial Guide
      My ComputerSystem Spec

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    Partitions can be merged only when next to each other.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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