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Reeve7
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Transferring memory from D drive to C drive?

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Laptop has 1T of memory. C drive only shows 118 MB, the remaining memory is in D Drive. How do I transfer memory to the C drive?

 

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@Reeve7 

Let's our terms right first, so we're both talking about the same thing.

 

What you are talking about is "disk space" not "memory".

 

The disk is mapped into sections called partitions, and each one is assigned a letter.  The "C":partition is usually the largest of the bunch and contains the OS, system files, and your Windows account files and settings.  The "D" partition is most often the Recovery Drive and if you mess with that, you can't recover the PC anymore.

 

You need to go into the Disk Management tool and write down the information about the partitions and post that back here so we can provide you sound advice.  To open that too, you enter "create and format" in the search area and then select Create and Format Hard Disk partitions.

 

Also, you can't simply transfer space from one partition to another.  Instead, you have to shrink the larger partition to create some free space, and then expand the smaller partition to incorporate that space.  This is done in Disk Management -- which is why we need the detail information.

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