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Hi, On my HDD i had setup a dual boot where i had windows xp and windows 7, now i installed a ssd primary and hdd as secondary and id like to know how to delete the partition of windows xp i made and put back all the 25gig i took from my hdd , is it simply just deleting that partition lol??
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Open the Control Panel.
Open Administrative Tools.
Open Computer Management.
In the left pane, under Storage, open Disk Management.
The right pane should show a list of your drives, by letter, above a diagram of what partitions they have if any.
Right-click within any of the fields below the colored bars, and select Delete Partition.
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Thanks for that, but once i deleted it i should have had 465gb but stiill have 441 gb, it has now turned into unallocated space
    
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now that you have unallocated space you can expand the partitions next to it into that unallocated space.
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Short video shows how to do it smile.gif
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