How to Merge Partitions to A Bigger One

If you have a partitioned hard disk and you are running out of space on one of the partitions, you can choose to merge partitions operation. For example, your computer has three partitions—E, C and F. Windows 7 is installed on C: and C: is 25.43GB, while F: is 74.47GB.

Now you want to merge F: into C without formatting C and without reinstalling Window 7. How can you merge partitions C and G without losing data? This is an important topic for all the users because if you merge Drive C and Drive F improperly, you may lose your data which would cost you some hundred dollars to recover your data.

Note:

  • You could merge any unallocated space into any existing partition.
  • Partition Assistant could support at maximum two partitions merging every time.
  • To merge partitions, the two partitions must be adjacent.
  • You could merge data partition into system partition, but could not merge system partition in to data partition.
  • In Windows 7 the "system reserved" partition could not be merged.

AOMEI Partition Assistant to Merge Partitions

Now we come to start the process with the help of this partition magic pro--AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional Edition.
To begin, You need to Download the Demo Version of the software:

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Case 1: There is no unallocated space on the same disk. We could merge adjacent partitions.

Step1: Launch AOMEI Partition Assistant. Right-click C: and select "Merge Partitions".


Step2: In the pop-up window, tick F: in the checkbox. And then click "OK" to finish.


Step3: Perform pending operations by clicking "Apply" on the toolbar.


Case 2: There is some unallocated space but not behind C drive.

Step1: Right-click C drive and select "Merge Partitions"


Step2: In the pop-up window, tick the checkbox of unallocated space, and then click "OK" to finish.


step3: Click “Apply” on the toolbar to execute pending operations.


To make a conclusion about merge partitions, you only need to proceed two steps using the specific professional software with smooth performance and high reliability, no need to worry about data loss or spend time again to install your Windows operating system.

In addition, AOMEI Partition Assistant, this Windows partition manager is more flexible for you to choose which partition for resizing drive (adjust partition size), it also accomplishs these functions such as extend, shrink, copy partition and copy disk etc in Partition Assistant.


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Which disk storage type is your hard drive? The article above only applies to basic disk storage. If you also have dynamic disk storage, we recommend AOMEI Dynamic Disk Manager which allows you to manage dynamic disk and dynamic volume easily and safely.
  • Resize dynamic disk
  • Extend dynamic system volume
  • Expand/Shrink/Move dynamic partition
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