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Best Free Partition Magic for XP – MiniTool Partition Wizard


As we all know, Microsoft had stopped its support for Windows XP on April 8th, 2014. However, a lot of users stick to use it today. See the following picture.

XP market share
Source: desktop OS market share of July 2017 from www.netmarketshare.com

Since so many computer users are using Windows XP, it is also very important to have a partition magic for XP. My suggestion is MiniTool Partition Wizard, which has powerful functions in partition management for Windows XP.

About MiniTool Partition Wizard Free

MiniTool Partition Wizard is a partition magic alternative that is developed by MiniTool Solution Ltd. It is regarded as the best free partition manager for Windows that is useful when you encounter low disk space warning, BOOTMGR is missing, Windows was unable to complete the format, virtual disk service error, etc. Due to its outstanding performance, it has gained great reputation all over the world.

Let's see its powerful functions in detail:

1. Best Partition Magic for XP to Resize Partition

As professional partition management software, Partition Wizard does offer 2 useful functions when it comes to resizing Windows XP:

Move/Resize Partition: this function can be further divided into 3 parts, and they are extend partition, shrink partition, and move partition location. In short, it is useful for you to move/extend partition when there is some unallocated space adjacent to the partition to be operated, which makes it different from what Disk Management can offer.

Here is a picture showing how you can make use of this feature:

resize partition

Extend Partition: this function is especially useful when there is no allocated space adjacent to the partition to be operated. As long as there is some free space on the same drive, you can make use of this function.

extend partition

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2. Leading Disk Cloning Software for Windows XP

As the leading Windows XP partition manager, Partition Wizard is a safe, easy and fast partition management solution for Windows XP disk cloning. To clone Windows XP hard drives, Copy Disk feature is the exact choice. Please refer to I Tried Partition Wizard, and I Quickly Cloned Hard Drive to SSD to get the detailed steps.

clone disk

3. Free Partition Manager to Convert Hard Drive to NTFS

In many cases, you may need to convert a hard drive to NTFS. This is useful when you get a RAW hard drive, or you have several large files to store. MiniTool Partition Wizard Free is such a kind of free partition magic for XP that can convert FAT to NTFS without losing data. Besides, it can convert RAW to NTFS when you have encountered file system issues. Just download this freeware to save your drives.

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4. Free Partition Manager to Convert MBR and GPT

If you have got a hard drive larger than 3TB and initialized it with MBR partition style, you probably regret of doing so. This is because MBR disks only support hard disks up to 2TB, and the rest disk space is shown as unallocated space, not able to be included into any partitions. So the best way to make full use of the disk space is to convert the MBR disk to GPT disk. MiniTool Partition Wizard Free helps to convert non-system disks from MBR to GPT and vice versa without damaging your files. Just check MBR VS. GPT for help.

With so many features, Partition Wizard performs much better than any other partition management software on the market today. Why are you still hesitating to download this Windows XP partition manager to have a try?


Reading here, you must have had a general understanding of MiniTool Partition Wizard – the best partition magic for Windows XP. If you are one of the Windows XP users, you can download this freeware to manage your hard drive s better. Also compatible with Windows 7/8/10.