mlnevese

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I recently cleaned up all recovery partitions left behind by Windows 10 upgrades but one of them was at the beginning of the disk. I thought I would be able to just move the partions and merge the free space to C: but no tool I tested seem to be able to do it. Any ideas? I won't format the machine just to recover that space, the install is working well, no need to format it. Captura de tela 2021-07-19 100822.png
 

boombastik

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You will make a an image with macrium reflect free and then will restore the image with the partition and how you want(with the help of a bootable usb that can be done with macrium). You must store the image in an another hard drive so then you can restore it.

It gives also the option when you restore an partition to expand it . So you will restore partition 1,2,3 expanded 500 mb and the 4
 

mlnevese

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You will make a an image with macrium reflect free and then will restore the image with the partion and how you want.(with the help of a bootable usb that can be done with macrium) you must store the image in an another hard drive so then you can restore it.
You mean deleting all partitions first then restoring from backup?
 

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shmu26

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The Macrium Reflect way will work but will probably result in an unbootable system because your BIOS won't be looking at the right place on the disk for the files it needs. This is easily fixable with the Macrium Reflect boot repair tool.
If all else fails, just restore your image exactly like it was before, and you are back to where you were before.
 
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