Hard drive partitioning is the very first task for installing Windows XP. But in fact, a majority of Windows XP system discs merely support four partitions which is disputably unreasonable and trouble-inviting. Then how can we execute Windows XP hard drive partitioning at our own options rather than dividing for partitions? It is a no-braining for performing Windows XP hard drive partitioning like this provided that we connect the new hard drive to another computer where MiniTool Partition Wizard, a powerful partition magic, is installed.
One solution for all hard drives
Hard drive partitioning is not limited in installing Windows XP and we can partition hard drive anytime by using MiniTool Partition Wizard partition magic if necessary. MiniTool Partition Wizard is an all-round as well as highly-efficient partition magic with which hard drive partitioning will be turned into a piece of cake. You may question that is this partition magic compatible with all hard drive types on market. We should better catch a glimpse at of current hard drive classification. Hard drive, the major computer data storage device, is categorized by interfaces which usually include IDE, SATA, SCSI and many more with different interfaces bearing disparate transmission speed. In addition to interface distinction, hard drive internal structure still differs sharply. It is these factors that lead to hard drive partitioning failure of partition magic. However, MiniTool Partition Wizard sparks after years' development and upgrade in supporting all currently mainstream hard drives.
Create partition in Windows XP
Hard drive partitioning is not confined to operations on new hard drive and we may repeatedly partition hard drive because nobody can guarantee the initial hard drive partitioning will be suitable all the time for future data storage requirements. For example, if we want to store a large amount of same type of data, we should better create a new partition. If any problem in creating partition, not enough unallocated space for instance, we must free space from other partitions. Unfortunately, Windows XP built-in disk management tool can not realize this operation and we should turn to MiniTool Partition Wizard which still offers Resize Partition function. By combining these two functions, we can easily create a new partition.
Create partition in Windows XP with MiniTool Partition Wizard
MiniTool Partition Wizard provides a free edition for home and personal users which can be downloaded at https://www.partitionwizard.com/.
Install this partition and then run it to carry out Windows XP hard drive partitioning.
Select an unallocated in this interface and then click "Create" on tool bar.
Set partition parameters such as label, file system, size and location. After that, click "OK".
Whatever hard drives, MiniTool Partition Wizard can help perform a selection of operations including create partition, resize partition and merge partitions, etc. Apart from Windows XP, this partition magic still supports Windows 7, Windows server 2003 and Windows server 2008, etc.