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How many partitions is enough?

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I currently have:
500GB ( C: & F: )
320GB ( I: & J: )
250GB ( E: )
160GB ( D: )

is this to much?
if it is, how can I make the 320GB 'Team up' with the 160GB so it would be ~480GB?

I'm running Windows 7 Service pack 1 x64
    
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In Desk Management, you would have to delete the partitions you dont want a then create a new partition using the free space.

I think you can also upgrade them to dynamic disks and then use the merge/grow feature in Disk Management.
    
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If they are two separate HDDs as I have assumed... then forget about joining them instead join I and J and get a full 320GB storage place. To do that you have to go to disk management.
right click "my computer--->manage--->storage---->
    
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Originally Posted by PinkPenguin View Post
In Desk Management, you would have to delete the partitions you dont want a then create a new partition using the free space.

I think you can also upgrade them to dynamic disks and then use the merge/grow feature in Disk Management.
Whats the difference between dynamic disks and what im using now?




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