For some reason, you may want to combine disk 0 and disk 1 or enlarge one disk with the space from another disk. How can you do this? In this post, MiniTool Partition Wizard introduces how to merge disk 0 and disk 1 in Windows 10 effectively. You can take a look.

How to merge disk 0 and disk 1 Windows 10? You may have this question when the disk 0 on your PC is running out of space. Since disk 0 and disk 1 are different physical hard drives, it seems impossible to combine the two disks as one. But luckily, this post explores two feasible ways how to merge disk 0 and 1. Just keep reading to get the details.

Way 1: Merge Disk 0 and Disk 1 By Converting Them to Dynamic

This way can’t combine two physical disks really with one hard drive but enables you to add space from disk 1 to disk 0. To learn how to merge disk 0 and 1 in this way, focus on the following content.

Part 1: Convert Disk 0 and Disk 1 to Dynamic

First of all, you need to convert the two disks to dynamic ones. Here’s how to do this.

Step 1: Right-click the Start icon and select Disk Management.

Step 2: Right-click disk 0 and select Convert to Dynamic Disk.

select Convert to Dynamic Disk

Step 3: In the Convert to Dynamic Disk window, tick Disk 0 and Disk 1. Then click OK to continue.

choose disk 0 and disk 1

Step 3: In the next window, click the Convert button to start the process. When prompted, click Yes for confirmation.

Part 2: Merge Disk 0 and Disk 1 Windows 10

How to merge disk 0 and disk 1 after converting them to dynamic disks? To execute the operation, follow the steps below.

To add space from disk 1 to disk 0, you should make sure there is unallocated space on disk 1. If not, right-click volumes on disk 1 in Disk Management and select Delete Volume to release enough unallocated space.

Step 1: Open Disk Management. Then right-click the volume you want to extend on disk 0 and select Extend Volume.

select Extend Volume

Step 2: In the pop-up window, click Next.

Step 3: Highlight Disk 1 in the Available section and then click Add.

take space from disk 1

Step 4: After that, choose the amount of space you want to take in MB.

Step 5: At last, click Next > Finish to save the change. 

Way 2: Replace Disk 0 and Disk 1 with A Larger One

It’s recommended that you try this way how to merge disk 0 and disk 1 if you don’t want to convert your disks to dynamic ones. You should prepare an HDD/SSD with a large storage capacity and insert it into your computer. Then move disk 0 and disk 1 to the newly connected one.

To merge disk 0 and disk 1 to the new disk, you can make use of third-party disk cloning software. MiniTool Partition Wizard is a great choice. It’s a comprehensive partition manager that allows you to partition/clone a hard drive, format USB to FAT32/NTFS, convert MBR to GPT and vice versa, recover data from hard drive, etc.

You can follow the given steps to copy the specific partitions to the new disk, finishing merging disk 0 and disk 1 with one hard drive.

Step 1: Download and install MiniTool Partition Wizard on your PC. Then launch it to enter the main interface.

If there are more than 4 partitions on the two disks, you’d better prepare a GPT disk. If your disk 0 or disk 1 is the system disk, we recommend you follow this guide to migrate it. Keep in mind that you should leave enough unallocated space to copy the partitions on the other disk.

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Step 2: Right-click the partition on the target disk and select Copy.

select Copy

Step 3: Choose the unallocated space on the prepared disk and click Next.

Step 4: In the next window, select Primary or Logical in the Create As section. Then decide the new size and location of the selected partition. Once done, click Finish.

modify copy settings

Step 5: Repeat the above steps until you copy all the partitions on disk 0 and disk 1 to the new disk.

Step 6: Finally, click Apply to execute all the pending operations.

Bottom Line

How to merge disk 0 and disk 1 Windows 10? Hope you get the answer after reading this post. For any problems during the process of merging disk 0 and disk 1, you can leave a message in the following comment part.

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