Internal hard drive unallocated?

Model #: m8020n
Product #: RX883AA-ABA070107 #32 #203211022006
Serial No.: [personal information]
Software Build #: 72NAv3PrA1
Service ID #: 042-207
PCBRAND: Pavilion

HI, I had touble with this computer bogged down and all the readers to fill in. I didn't know what I was doing, and I ended up remove the recovery D: drive which is not that big of a deal since I still thanks to Geek Squad recovery discs...

(Is question 1, there a way to take data from the recovery disks and place them on a new recovery partition?)

and part 2...

trying to understand this stuff, some investigations lead me to computer management > storage > DiscManagement, which seems to indicate a second hard drive, as big as the one I filled up to... but it is not attributed...

The C: drive is listed as 0, the reader

the unallocated drive is listed as disk 1.

and there is 298,09 GB unallocated

with a black bar instead of blue as the C: drive...

What is c?

I can format to use, or is used for something else? doesn't seem to be all the data on it is not allocated, but I thought I should probably ask before touching.

The specifications of the computer indicate that there are two 320 GB hard drives in the computer:

Figure 9: Hard drive

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