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Resize win7 partition

  • Since Win7 was released, more and more Windows XP users have turned to use Win7. However, users who install Win7 for the first time may meet the situation where Win7 system partition is out of space when they finish installing Win7. Why? Actually, the reason is very simple. As is well known, space used to install Windows XP is very little, so Windows XP users will not allocate much space to install Windows XP. Nevertheless, the situation is different for installing Win7. Generally, if users want to install Win7 successfully, they must guarantee there is about 15GB unused storage space. But many users install Win7 without knowing this information, so the above situation happens. Facing this problem, many users do not know how to solve it, and they have to repartition the hard disk and reinstall operating system. In fact, we can solve the problem of system partition space insufficiency easily instead of repartitioning hard disk and reinstalling operating system, and what we need is just a piece of partition magic which supports resizing Win7 partition. At this time, the partition magic MiniTool Partition Wizard which has perfect data protection and all-sided partition management functions is our first choice. With it, we can resize Win7 partition easily. Besides, this partition magic is released after a series of security testing. Therefore, we do not need to worry about file damage in the process of resizing Win7 partition. Moreover, this partition magic has free edition for common users. Next, let's see how to realize resizing Win7 partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard.

    Resize Win7 partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard
    Firstly, visit the official website http://www.partitionwizard.com to download this free partition magic. Then, install it on the computer. Next, run it to get the following interface:

    The above interface shows Win7 system partition has little unused space left. At this time, to extend Win7 system partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard, there must be unallocated space on the disk. So, we need to shrink the partition which has much unused space left first to get unallocated space. Select partition E which has plenty of unused space left. Then, click "Move/Resize" to shrink Win7 partition.

    In this interface, we can shrink Win7 partition by dragging the triangles on both sides of the partition handle. After getting desired unallocated space, please click "OK" to go back to the main interface.

    In the main interface, we can see an unallocated space. At this time, select Win7 system partition, and then click "Move/Resize" function to extend Win7 system partition.

    Here, drag the right triangle rightwards to extend Wind7 system partition, and then click "OK" to go back to the main interface again.

    After going back to the main interface, we can see Win7 system partition has been extended, but this is just a preview. Only after we click "Apply" to perform operation can the problem of Win7 system partition space insufficiency be solved successfully.

    From the main interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard, many users may notice other numerous functions of this free partition magic. If you want to know detailed information about these functions, welcome to the official website of this free partition magic.