The Windows built in storage spaces function lets you merge multiple hard drives into one single virtual disk. It can duplicate data through multiple redundancy drives, or merge multiple physical drives into one storage pool. This feature was introduced to Windows 8 and Windows 10 has enhanced this feature. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to sync and merge drives using Windows 10 Storage Space.

Sync and merge drives using Windows 10 Storage Space

To sync and merge drives using Windows 10 Storage Space, follow this procedure step by step.

Create Storage Space

Click the Search button. Type Control Panel in the search box and then click the Control Panel option as the following image is showing.

As you click the Control Panel option, the following screen will appear.

After clicking the Storage Spaces option, the following screen will appear.

Now click the Create a new pool and storage space option as highlighted in the above image. The following screen will appear.

To create a storage pool from the drives, select the drives you want to connect to the pool and then click on the Create pool button as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you click the Create pool button, the following screen will appear.

Here type the name for storage space in the Name text box. Then select a letter as Drive letter and choose the File system as highlighted in the above image. By scrolling down you will see the following options.

Select the Two way mirror from the Resiliency type drop down. Then type the size in the Size textbox. After that click the Create storage space button as highlighted in the above image. The storage space has been created successfully.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to sync and merge drives using Windows 10 storage spaces.

How to sync and merge drives using Windows 10 Storage Spaces
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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