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Split a partition

  • Many users may have ever encountered the problem that partitions in hard disk are not enough, which brings much inconvenience in storing data by classification. In the face of this situation, many users have their own solutions. For Windows 7 users, the problem is easy to settle. They can use the built-in disk management tool, which is equipped with Shrink Volume function, to shrink the partition that contains much unused space and then use the shrunk free space to create a new partition. But what if we are going to increase partition number in Windows XP, the built-in disk management tool of which has no ability to shrink partition? At this time, MiniTool Partition Wizard, professional partition magic, will be the best assistant. This partition magic has a function to split a partition, which is able to divide one partition into two without damaging partition data. In this way, we can get desired partitions. In the process of using Windows 7 built-in disk management tool, we have to shrink a partition and then create a new partition, which is a little troublesome. Unlike that, splitting a partition is convenient and easy to realize by using MiniTool Partition Wizard and we can finish it once.

    How to split a partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard?
    Before splitting a partition, please visit the official website https://www.partitionwizard.com/ to download MiniTool Partition Wizard and install it. After that, launch the partition magic and we'll see its main interface.

    We can see disk states and partition distribution situations. Select the partition that will be split and right click mouse. A function menu will pop up. Then click "Split". The following interface will show up.

    Drag the middle button to split the selected partition (the whole Partition Handle stands for the current partition and the right part the new partition). Then click "OK" to go back to the main interface.

    We can see from the main interface that the original Partition D: has been split into Partition D: and Partition H:. But it is only a preview. We have to click "Apply" to perform the operation.

    Though so simple operations, we have successfully split one partition into two. From the operation process, you may see splitting a partition by using MiniTool Partition Wizard is more convenient than using Windows built-in disk management tool. What are you waiting for? Just download MiniTool Partition Wizard to manage your partitions.