troubleshooting Question

Multiple restore partitions on Windows 8. Why?

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this is my situation my Windows partition C:\ is running out of space so I decided to allocate some unused disk-space I have on the same hard-drive (see image). I wasn't able to do this because between my C:\ partition and the unused space is a system-restore partition (see image). The system will only expand my c:\ partition if there is nothing in-between. Can anyone please explain why there are multiple system-restore partitions on the same disk? When I right-click on the systemrestore partition that is in the middle I only get a HELP option on the context menu. No possibility to delete, move, etcc..

I would like to understand the situation and then be able to extend drive c:\ so I do not run out of space. (I only have 3% left).

I would also appreciate if anyone could recommend me a (free) app to see what files / programs are taking up so much space on drive C:\  (which is 155GB!). Something similar to TreeFile.
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