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why cant i expand my drive

You can't extend a drive to unallocated space with partitions in between. If you want to use that space, you can:

1. Delete partitions D: and G: (make sure to save any data on it)
2. Make a new partition on the unallocated space

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Just now, FakeKGB said:

You can't extend a drive to unallocated space with partitions in between. If you want to use that space, you can:

1. Delete partitions D: and G: (make sure to save any data on it)
2. Make a new partition on the unallocated space

but why i can expand the partitions G:?

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Just now, techismylife said:

but why i can expand the partitions G:?

Because G: is right next to the unallocated space, instead of having 2 partitions between it.

 

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You can use a tool like minitool parition wizard to move partitions D and G to the right so that the free space is just after C, then you'll be able to. Takes a while.

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8 minutes ago, Kilrah said:

You can use a tool like minitool parition wizard to move partitions D and G to the right so that the free space is just after C, then you'll be able to. Takes a while.

but why? what is the logic behind?

 

15 minutes ago, FakeKGB said:

Because G: is right next to the unallocated space, instead of having 2 partitions between it.

 

but why? what is the logic behind?

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A partition is a single block that starts at sector X and is Y sectors long, thus can't be made of multiple non-contiguous zones.

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5 hours ago, techismylife said:

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Did YOU set the drive up this way... or have you bought the drive like this and want to make it into a single, 500GB drive?
I seem to remember that Windows 10 - maybe earlier - changed how drives set themselves up & made this sort of 'segmentation' standard practice, where previous versions of Windows didn't...

I frequently edit any posts you may quote; please check for additional info. added.

 

Did you test boot it, before you built in into the case?

WHY NOT...?!

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