Windows 10: too many partitions on disk

  1.    23 Sep 2015 #1

    too many partitions on disk


    My Windows 10 is an upgrade to my SSD Drive 0.
    It now has 7 partitions none of which I created. (picture at http://imgur.com/a/edymi)
    Partition 1 -:/ 300 MB healthy (recovery partition)
    Partition 2 -:/ 260 MB healthy (EFI system partition)
    Partition 3 f:/ 6.35GB healthy (primary partition, was d:/recovery before USB recovery stick made)
    Partition 4 c:/ 215.23GB healthy (windows, boot, page, dump etc)
    Partition 5 -:/ 450MB healthy (recovery partition)
    Partition 6 -:/ 450MB healthy (recovery partition)
    Partition 7 -:/ 450MB healthy (recovery partition)

    I made a recovery USB stick and windows 10 replaced the recovery partition with f:/ partition. How can I get rid of these unwanted partitions and make the c:/ partition bigger?? I did an Acronis restore which put the original d:/ recovery partition back which I didn't even tick. I have a separate 2TB drive for data, many thanks for any help.
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  2.    25 Sep 2015 #2

    Same problem but I only have five partitions. And all but my C: drive appear empty. Can you delete these empty partitions?
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  3.    25 Sep 2015 #3

    Re do windows 10 with a full install instead use the format option , then install problem solved.
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  4.    25 Sep 2015 #4

    ricequeen4u said: View Post
    How can I get rid of these unwanted partitions and make the c:/ partition bigger??
    Use MiniTool Partition Wizard Free:

    Best Free Partition Manager for Windows | MiniTool Partition Free

    Tonyb said: View Post
    Re do windows 10 with a full install instead use the format option , then install problem solved.
    Heck of a lot easier to just delete the partitions and expand C: drive partition into the empty space. Takes about 5 minutes with Partition Wizard and there is no need to redo all the Windows 10 settings and reinstall programs.
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