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    HD cloned to SSD now how to make HD one continous drive

    I successfully cloned my HD to a 500 gb SSD and everything seemed to go well and I'm able to boot from the SSD. I was able to reformat the old drive, but I still have a Healthy (recovery partion) 19GB and a 100GB Unallocated partition that I would like to add to the Primary Partition. I'd also like to switch the disk #'s (1 to 2) and (2 to 1)...I've messed around with it a little but haven't been able to figure out how to get it done. Disk 0 is my old drive and Disk 1 is the new SSD.Image 1.jpg
    This pic might make it easier to see what I mean. Any suggestions would be appreciated as I'm in over my head.

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    Al,

    Although you could do this with Disk Management I'd suggest a free 3rd party app like EaseUs Partition Master Free or Partition Wizard Mini-Tool.
    Since you have an SSD I'd go with the Mini-Tool since it has partition alignment tools which are important for SSDs.

    Just use the selected tool to DELETE all partitions on the drive then create a new partition using the entire drive. Since you already have as backup of your files this isn't necessary unless you've made changes. HTH
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    Thanks RG that worked like a charm. I can't believe how fast I got the answer to my query!!

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    Al,

    That's just how we roll here in the Lounge!
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