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How can I merge these two partitions?

Hi, I used to have Linux on dual boot on the 86 GB of Unallocated space, how can I merge it to the 850 GB NTFS? I thought about using some external utility and moving the efi partition to the beginning of the unallocated space, but I'm not sure if that would not break something.

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Right click your C: partition and select "extend volume", use the max space available to expand, let it do it's thing. 

 

 

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9 hours ago, MadGoatHaz said:

Right click your C: partition and select "extend volume", use the max space available to expand, let it do it's thing. 

 

 

You can't extend partitions that are not adjacent

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Oh! Why didn't I noticed that... 

 

Expand your efi, then shrink, then expand C:

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9 hours ago, MadGoatHaz said:

Oh! Why didn't I noticed that... 

 

Expand your efi, then shrink, then expand C:

The option is grayed out.

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Yeah, you'd have to get dirty with it as the system doesn't like to mess with system or efi partitions. 

 

Consider using a position management software like eases, https://www.easeus.com/partition-manager/epm-free.html

 

Aside from that and the overall easy way, you can always consider a fresh install of windows to clean everything up. 

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1 minute ago, MadGoatHaz said:

Yeah, you'd have to get dirty with it as the system doesn't like to mess with system or efi partitions. 

 

Consider using a position management software like eases, https://www.easeus.com/partition-manager/epm-free.html

While this does often let you move partitions around to be able to extend into the unallocated space, just a note from personal experience, it can mess up the recovery and EFI partitions while doing it, so there are risks. Best way is to do a clean install, though obviously not always an option. 

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You might be able to use GParted if you can't fix it within Windows.

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