Windows 10: Merge several unallocated spaces into one.

  1.    08 Jan 2017 #1

    Merge several unallocated spaces into one.


    Hello guys,

    I was wondering if you can help me out with this, I have three, unallocated spaces on my laptop and I want to merge them into one new partition. Bear in mind that I have basic disk partitioning, do I need to transition to dynamic and is it possible to loss some data in the process ?
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    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       08 Jan 2017 #2

    Download: MiniTool Partition Wizard
    Install then run.
    Right click on C: -> Move/Resize. A Windows popup . Hold down C: then drag to the left. Do the same for D: and E:
    Click "OK" then click "Apply", The program will reboot then perform the change.
    Once done, you should have: C:, D:, E: and ~60GB unallocated at the end.
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  3.    08 Jan 2017 #3

    He also has to move the System Reserved partition to the left as well. Basically what @topgundcp stated, but move the System Reserved partition with the rest of the others.

    Also, when you are done moving partitions, you are going to have to convert E: drive to a logical partition. You cannot have more than 4 primary partitions on an MBR hard drive, and you are wanting to add a 5th partition. So the current E: drive and the partition you create after it will have to be logical.
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    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       08 Jan 2017 #4

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    He also has to move the System Reserved partition to the left as well. Basically what @topgundcp stated, but move the System Reserved partition with the rest of the others.

    Also, when you are done moving partitions, you are going to have to convert E: drive to a logical partition. You cannot have more than 4 primary partitions on an MBR hard drive, and you are wanting to add a 5th partition. So the current E: drive and the partition you create after it will have to be logical.
    Correct. I missed that.
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  5.    08 Jan 2017 #5

    The other option is to move the boot files to the C: drive partition using a program like EasyBCD. Then you can just delete the System Reserved partition.
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