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  1.    23 Nov 2015 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    Unable to Extend Partition


    I hope someone can help. Since upgrading to Windows 10 I have had to keep extending the primary partition, now up to 250Gb and full. I do have free capacity on another partition from which I have been taking spare capacity with any problems so far, but the partition tool won't let me take any more. Would appreciate any/all suggestions!
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  2.    24 Nov 2015 #2
    Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 8
    windows 10

    I prefer to use third party software to defragment and compress the data, it's then easier to expand the C: partition, the other option is to backup the data in other data partitions, then either shrink or delete the data partition then expand the C: partition accordingly.

    I use ssd drives and just have the OS drive as single C: partition.
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  3.    24 Nov 2015 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    San Jose, California
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    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64

    After the upgrade, you'd need to do some cleanup to remove all the remnants. Open Admin Command prompt, copy and paste the line below to run:
    %SystemRoot%\System32\Cmd.exe /c Cleanmgr /sageset:65535 & Cleanmgr /sagerun:65535

    Put a check mark on everything except "Setup Log Files"

    To answer your question. Please post a screen shot of Disk Management
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  4.    24 Nov 2015 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Posts : 58
    Win 10 Pro 64

    Hi @all, I got the same problem like Joywald and I would like to recover my 20GBs. Here is what I have.
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  5.    24 Nov 2015 #5
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    San Jose, California
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    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64

    @ered
    1. Download Bootable Partition Manger | MiniTool Partition Wizard Bootable Edition and use Rufus - Create bootable USB to create a bootable USB.
    2. Boot your PC with the USB
    3. Right Click on the 794MB partition -> Move/Resize. A windows will popup, click and hold then drag this partition to the right.
    4. Next, move the mouse cursor on the right edge of C Drive until you see 2 vertical Bars, click and drag to the right to extend it. Click OK
    5. Click on "Apply" on the top left to commit the change.
    6. Remove the USB and Reboot your PC
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  6.    24 Nov 2015 #6
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    Win 10 Pro 64

    I'm not able to boot from USB !!
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  7.    24 Nov 2015 #7
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    San Jose, California
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    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64

    Can you boot from CD/DVD. If so then burn to a CD/DVD then boot. If not then you need to download and install the free version of Minitool:
    Free download Magic Partition Manager Software, partition magic alternative, free partition magic, partition magic Windows 7 and server partition software - Partition Wizard Online
    then follow the step above. Once click "Apply". The PC will reboot and commit the change offline.
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  8.    24 Nov 2015 #8
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    Win 10 Pro 64

    Ok, Will report back..thanks topgundcp
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  9.    24 Nov 2015 #9
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    Win 10 Pro 64

    OK!! I don't see were to move or resize!!
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  10.    24 Nov 2015 #10
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    Windows 10 Home

    Right click on any partition in that list to see options/operations available.
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