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EXTENDING WINDOWS DISKS

To extend the C: drive in windows, I have seen some people use Third party software to extend the C: drive,
I I also have seen scenarios where they convert C: drive from basic to dynamic and extend the C:\drive within windows without using a third party software.

So what is the difference?

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scenario1:
There is only one partition C:\ and want to extend it from 20 Gb to 50 Gb.
Can I just convert to dynamic disk and extend the partition without third party ?

Scenario 2:
there are partition C:\ 20 Gb and Partition D: 40Gb
If I convert C: to dynamic and extend both partitions?
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So third Party is the safest as I understood.

Regarding Basic and Dynamic, what is the advantage or disadvantage making a disk dynamic or basic?

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