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My Windows Server 2008 R2 Disk Management looks as follows:

    100 GB    100GB 
      X         Y         

I accidentally installed Windows into the second partition (Y) instead of the first (X). Is there a way to safely merge X + Y into a single partition without having to wipe everything and re-install?


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I don't think you can do this with the Disk Management MMC or with diskpart but you can probably do it with GParted. – joeqwerty Dec 17 '12 at 19:57
Can you tell me how please? – AX1 Dec 17 '12 at 19:58
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You can use GParted to do this. You will need to boot the server from the gparted ISO.

Here's a super easy tutorial. GParted is very easy to use.

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