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The space that you freed is inside extended partition which is special type of partition - it can hold logical partitions. By default disk manager won't let you resize extended partition which contains other volumes. It needs to be empty, then it can be resized. That is the reason why windows won't let you expand your C volume. You can use external tool, ...


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From your screencap, I can see that your D drive you deleted was a logical partition - that is, a partition within a partition. The dark green frame represents the actual physical partition. Still from your screencaps, there are 3 other logical drives in it (E, F and G). Before you can delete the Extended Partition (the physical partition that contains them ...


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in drive partition contain with two volume 1. Primary Volume 2. logical volume Primary Volume Partition size cannot be extend which not contain in primary volume. your drive in Deep Blue border Primary volumes. and rest other in Green Frame which are Logical Volumes. so you cannot be extend C: drive from Logical Volumes partition size. You can extend ...


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It's possible that it's a diagnostic utility of some sort that the manufacturer put on the hard drive as a convenience. Another possibility is that it is used as an addition to the system restore partition for extras such as drivers or junkware that the manufacturer wants to have pre-installed when you restore the OS. Since it's an unknown partition, you ...


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2GB seems pretty small for a recovery partition. We're talking about Windows here, which comes on a 4GB DVD (or two). 10GB is a more likely size for a recovery partition, especially if it contains pre-installed apps (or crapwear) from the manufacturer. Best guess is that the 2GB partition may be some sort of stripped-down recovery OS, and the 10GB partition ...


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A byte-for-byte clone as you put it is quite inefficient and Clonezilla by default will not attempt to do such a thing. Instead it will attempt to copy just the files and data that was listed as being used on the hard drive to the backup medium to keep the backup small. The only reason to reduce the size of the partition before starting the clone/backup ...


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Open Windows Explorer Right-click on Computer then Manage Open Disk Management From that window: To completely remove a partition: Right-click the partition Click Delete (may be greyed out if system-critical) To remove an alias: Right-click the partition Click Modify volume letter and paths Change at will More options from right-click menu (...


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Versions of Intel RST before version 9.6 are known to have problems with HDDs with 4K sectors. You should just uninstall Intel Rapid Storage Technology to see if that resolves your problem. IntelĀ® Rapid Storage Technology (IntelĀ® RST) version 9.6 and newer supports 4k sector disks if the device supports 512 byte emulation (512e). Intel RST does not ...



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