Deleting Unallocated Space Partition

Jul 29, 2014
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  1. As you can see from the screenshot, somehow I have acquired a partition of unallocated space of approx 195 GB...I want to delete this partition, adding the extra GB to my main, OS:C partition, but I cannot figure out how to do it...Can someone help? Thanks a lot,

    Steve in Kansas

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  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,920   +388

    It is already deleted, that is why you can't.

    What you can do is grow your C partition into that space (forget whether it is called merge or grow or expand).
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 8,203   +2,257

    I can't believe an OEM would setup that many partitions.
    1. System partition
    2. OEM partition
    3. not 1 but 2 partitions for System Recovery
    4. OS partition
    Completely ridiculous!

    However to stay on topic, @SNGX1275 is correct. Select the OS partition and stretch across the unallocated space.
  4. ZeroFide

    ZeroFide TS Rookie

    Use mini tool par
  5. Per Hansson

    Per Hansson TS Server Guru Posts: 1,989   +168

    Type "cmd" into the search box and press: CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER
    Answer "YES" to the UAC elevation prompt.

    select volume C

    Wait for it to complete :)
    Then type exit to exit diskpart
    And exit again to exit the command prompt

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