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Ok, so I bought a new laptop hard drive (momentus xt) and I cloned the old one onto the new one. The problem is that it Windows now thinks my hard drive is 160gb instead of a 500gb. Could you guys help me figure out how to merge some partitions. I want to merge the two underlined ones.

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I think you can go into My computer -> manage -> disk management -> and then you can right click on the OS partition and choose extend. You may have to format the unallocated space though
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I think you can go into My computer -> manage -> disk management -> and then you can right click on the OS partition and choose extend. You may have to format the unallocated space though
It won't let me. I click on extend volume, but the empty space on the drive doesn't show up.
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can you format the space using that tool in your screenshot?
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can you format the space using that tool in your screenshot?
yeah, I did, but I still can't merge them.
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