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Certainly You Can Split One GPT UEFI Partition to 2 with Ease

  • Scenario: several months ago I configured a PC with 1TB hard disk and UEFI motherboard. The hard disk was formatted to GPT and partitioned to 3 partitions, namely partition C (system partition) 500GB, partition D 300GB, and partition E 180GB. Since the system partition is so large that I want to split it to 2 relatively smaller partitions. Can I split GPT UEFI partition with Windows Disk Management? If can’t, what kind of tool should I employ? By the way, I’m using Windows 7.

    Solution: so far, Windows Disk Management in all Windows operating systems does not provide a function to split partitions, and users should resort to third party partition manager freeware. Now, we suggest using MiniTool Partition Wizard. It is a read-only program, so no influence will be put on data. More importantly, one partition can be split to 2 without users making any setting, because all settings will be done by default. Of course, users can change the default settings according to actual demands. Next, we will show users how to split UEFI partition on PPT disk by using this partition manager freeware.

    Split GPT UEFI partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard

    To use a third party program, users need to download and install it on computer at first, and MiniTool Partition Wizard is not an exception. After successful installation, run it to open the main window:

    Then, select the partition which needs splitting and choose "Split Partition" from the left side.

    Next, drag the sliding button boxed by red line to decide how much space will be split and then click on "OK" to go back to the main interface.

    At last, click "Apply" if users get desired partitions. If not, click "Undo" or "Discard" to give up previous changes.

    Now, the problem that can I split UEFI partition on GPT disk is solved. If one of your partitions is so large, split one partition to 2 by using the partition manager freeware MiniTool Partition Wizard. Very safe and convenient!