Solved – Extend C Drive (System Partition) in Windows 10 for free.

Use recovery partition to add space to C drive in Windows 10.

  1.  First go to the application recovery drive.
  2. Create a recovery drive
  3. At the end of the process select to delete recovery partition.
  4. The head over to this link to download a free partition tool.
  5. First delete the volume for the old recovery partition, example drive E.
  6. Then right click on the empty volume and  select MERGE Partitions.
  7. Select C and E to merge.
  8. Apply then you will get prompted to reboot.

I just did this process of a Surface Pro with Windows 10 and was able to add about 7.5GB to my C drive.

 

Solid State Drive Upgrade – HP – dv6-1245dx

I had a client that had this HP laptop – dv6-1245dx, and her drive went bad.

I purchased this solid state drive and its working great. I even upgraded her to windows 8, boot up time is lightning fast!

It works great.

The chipset on this laptop supports SATA II only.

SATA 2 – 3Gb/s