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Expand partition Windows 8

  • As computers are used more and more frequently, lack of partition space has been the biggest problem influencing the normal use of computer. Some Windows 8 users may feel lucky that the built-in disk management tool is able to expand partition in Windows 8, so the problem will not happen to them. Actually, this thought is not correct. Although the built-in disk management tool in Windows 8 can expand partition, the function has a defect that only if there is unallocated space next to the target partition, can the target partition be expanded. So users can not use it to extend partition perfectly unless drawing on professional partition magic. However, it is not very easy to get professional Windows 8 partition magic because Windows 8 is a newly released operating system of Microsoft and, in general, a new system may have serious compatibility problems so that most applications are not compatible with it. But fortunately, the partition manager MiniTool Partition Wizard, released by the famed software development company MiniTool Solution Ltd., runs well in Windows 8. Therefore, this partition manager is recommended to expand partition in Windows 8.

    Expanding partition in Windows 8 with MiniTool Partition Wizard
    MiniTool Partition Wizard is powerful Windows 8 partition magic of fine compatibility and supports all common Windows operating systems including Windows 8. And this partition manager is also equipped with comprehensive partition management functions. It can not only extend partition in Windows 8 directly, but also is able to expand partition through merging partitions in Windows 8. Maybe verbal description fails to have users get familiar with this partition manager, so we'll show how to expand partition in Windows 8 with MiniTool Partition Wizard, to reveal its mighty functions.

    Before expanding partition in Windows 8, we should first of all visit the official website https://www.partitionwizard.com/ to download this free partition magic and then install it. After the operations, launch it and we'll see the following interface.

    This is the main interface of the partition manager. Select the partition that will be expanded and click "Move/Resize" and then the following interface will be shown.

    Drag the right arrow rightward to extend partition and then click "OK" to go back to the main interface.

    We can see from the main interface that the selected Windows 8 partition has been expanded. Click "Apply" to realize the operation. Now, we have achieved expanding partition in Windows 8 successfully.

    Those above are only operations about expanding partition in Windows 8. If you wan to know how to expand partition through merging partitions, please visit its official website.