Move/Resize Partition

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  • There are several ways to start Move/Resize operation:
    1. Select the partition you would like to move or resize » click Partitions in the top menu » click Move/Resize.
    2. Select the partition you would like to move or resize » click the Move/Resize Partition button in the Tool Bar.
    3. Select the partition you would like to move or resize » click the Move/Resize Partition button under Partition Operations in the Action Panel.
    If the space of the partition is not enough, you can shrink the free space in other partitions to enlarge the capacity of this partition. In this case, the security of data is ensured.
    Your data would not be destroyed or go missing when enlarging, shrinking or moving partitions around.
    What's more, under Enhanced Data Protecting Mode, you can execute the Move/Resize operation to system partitions or boot partition without harming the data.

    About Enhanced Data Protecting Mode
    1. This function is an advanced security measure designed to protect your data when executing the operation of Move/Resize. Even in the event of a power failure or hard ware failure, you can be ensured that your data are completely safe. For some extreme conditions, such as if the partition suffers from unknown failure, you can also use command chkdsk.exe /F in Windows to recover your data. This feature is exclusive to Partition Wizard.
    2. The handling partition should have enough space compared to those partitions not use this function.
    3. Note: If the capacity of partition changes, Partition Wizard will defined the type of FAT according to the new capacity of the partitions. For instance, FAT12, FAT16, FAT32.

    How to extend system partition?
    Following sample shows you how to extend the system partition by using Partition Wizard.

    Case study:
    Disk is configured as 2 partitions. Partition C & D. C is system partition. Goal is to extend 10.9 GB free space to partition C.



    Step 1: Create 10.9 GB free space
    Shrink drive D to get 10.9 GB free space between drive C and drive D. Please select drive D from Partition Wizard, and click Move/Resize button from the toolbar. You will see the popup window like the following screenshot. And then drag the left border of the partition to the right to shrink this partition. And then click "OK" button.



    Step 2: 10.9 GB unallocated space is created between drive C & drive D. And then please select drive C, and click "Move/Resize" button from the toolbar again.



    Step 3. Position the mouse pointer to the right edge of the partition. Please drag mouse to the right to extend C partition when the mouse pointer changes to a double-headed arrow. And then click "OK" button.



    And then you could see your drive C is extended.



    Step 4: Click "Apply" button.

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