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Resizing C in Windows 10

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My C drive size is 118 GB and there also is 465 GB of unallocated space on the disk. However, I cannot resize C to use the unallocated space. The KB has nothing on this so I must be making a simple mistake.

I've attached a screenshot of the disk layout. Any advice appreciated.

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Hi,

A basic volume cannot occupy more than one disk. For more information please refer to 3.1 Basic and dynamic disks of the attached userguide. 

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In reply to by Ekaterina Surkova

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Hi - But I have only one disk. I want to expand C to use all 500 GB on that disk. Right now, C is only 118 GB.

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Thank you for your reply! There are definitely two drives on your screenshot, a smaller one (apparently an SSD) with the OS installed and a new one with the unallocated space. I would suggest to leave the drives are, use faster SSD for the needs of the OS only and the second drive can hold data\other apps. 

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Yes, you are right and I'm eating crow over it. Sorry for showing how ignorant I have become.

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No worries! We all learn something new here! Have you decided how to use the second drive?