deleting a partition

  hgrock 11:12 29 Nov 2007

hi folks, i just used a dick clone to copy my small HD to a larger one, done thwe job but, it copied the same size as the old one, i created a partition with the unallocated space and formatted it, both are ntfs what i want to know if i now delete that partition would i gain the use of the whole disk? using diskmanagement
thanks for any help

  [email protected] 11:47 29 Nov 2007

once deleted you will be left with the free space again,you will need to resize your cloned partition to utilise the space .
or indeed if you have plenty of room just leave it and use the partition for storage etc.
free partition tool
click here

  Batch 11:48 29 Nov 2007

Not sure that Disk Management will, itself, support extending the partition, but DISKPART should do it.

To find out how to use this, whilst in Disk Management, click on Help and whilst in the Search tab, search for "change partition size" and read the entry "Extend a basic volume"

  hgrock 11:23 27 Oct 2008

use Acronis disk management it is easy and fool proof

  cream. 11:30 27 Oct 2008

Use the shrink and expand options in disk management. Keep the partition as unallocated and then merge it to the C drive.

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