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How To Create more space on your C drive by merging the C drive with the D drive

Statement Description

How To Create more space on your C drive by merging the C drive with the D drive.

 

Affected configurations

The symptom above may occur to the following systems:

All Idea Laptops

 

 

Solution

Warning: This operation will remove the D drive and its contents. Before proceeding, any data you wish to keep must be moved to the C drive or copied to external storage. Any applications installed on the D drive must be uninstalled. Applications can be reinstalled once this process is complete.

1. Open Disk Manager - Move the mouse to the lower left corner of desktop - Right click and select Disk Manager in the dialog box.

How To Create more space on your C drive by merging the C drive with the D drive

2. Delete Partition D in Disk Manager.

Make sure you back up all data you want to keep before performing this step.

Click on partition D to select it - Right click on partition D - Click Delete Volume.

How To Create more space on your C drive by merging the C drive with the D drive 

3. Click Yes to confirm deletion.

How To Create more space on your C drive by merging the C drive with the D drive

4. Extend Partition C - In Disk Manager, select partition C, then right click  - Click Extend Volume - In the Extend Volume Wizard, Click Next.

How To Create more space on your C drive by merging the C drive with the D drive 

 

5. Keep the default settings in this screen. This will extend the C drive to the maximum available space (your numbers may be different than the screen shot below)  - Click Next - Click Finish.

How To Create more space on your C drive by merging the C drive with the D drive

The C drive has now been merged with the D drive to create more free space on C.