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About “Move/Resize Partition”
Move/Resize Partition is capable of changing partition size and location in Windows with ease. It helps:
1.Enlarge a small partition or shrink a large partition in Windows which does not contain “Extend Volume” and “Shrink Volume”.
2.Extend or shrink a FAT partition in Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, etc.
3.Extend a partition to the left contiguous unallocated or free space.
4.Extend a primary partition to contiguous free space.
5.Move unallocated or free space to be contiguous to the partition we want to extend.
6.Move a certain partition where bad sector exists to a safe place.
How to Move/Resize Partition
In general, Move/Resize Partition contains 3 operations – shrink partition, extend partition, and move partition. Let’s see these operations in detail.
Step 1. After successful installation, please launch MiniTool Partition Wizard to get its main interface.
Step 2. Select the partition we want to operate and activate “Move/Resize Partition” from the left function list or from toolbar to get the following interface. In my case, it's partition H: in Dsik 3.
Step 3. A partition bar is shown here. The blue area represents partition size while the blank area means unallocated space. Do the followings and click “OK” to go back to the main interface.
- To shrink a partition, shorten the handle by dragging the triangles.
- To extend a partition, lengthen the handle to occupy more unallocated space.
- To move a partition, drag the whole partition towards unallocated space.
Note: In Move/Resize Partition interface we can see the option "Using Enhanced Data Protecting Mode" which is checked by default. Please keep it checked since it gives the strongest protections to our data.
Step 4. From this interface we can preview that partition H: has changed its position in Disk 3. At this time, please click “Apply” button on the top left corner to apply the change.
This is the end of the tutorial of Move/Resize Partition of MiniTool Partition Wizard.
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