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Extend a partition

  • Question: I'm a Windows 7 user. I want to store a large file to an appointed partition. However, the unused space of this partition is not enough to store this file. So, I want to extend a partition to add available space. What should I do?
    Answer: for Windows 7 users, they should select corresponding methods according to practical situations:
    1. If there is unallocated space behind and neighboring to this partition, system built-in disk management tool can extend a partition in Windows 7 so easily.
    2. If there is no such a kind of unallocated space, we have to use partition magic to extend a partition in Windows 7.
    Since there is often no unallocated space behind and adjacent to the partition which needs extending, users often need to use partition magic. Excellent partition magic indeed can help users extend a partition in Windows 7 perfectly, but most partition magic on the current software market has serious defects, which may result in partition damage and bring users many unnecessary troubles. Therefore, users are suggested using the partition magic developed by famous software development company MiniTool Solution Ltd., namely MiniTool Partition Wizard.

    Extend a partition in Windows 7 with MiniTool Partition Wizard
    Firstly, users need to download the partition magic to computer from its official website https://www.partitionwizard.com/. After this operation, install software to computer and run it to open its main interface. After clicking the functional button "Extend Partition" in the main interface, we can see the following interface:



    To extend a partition in Windows 7, we should select a partition or unallocated space to take free space from drop-down menu, and then drag the sliding button to adjust partition size. Next, click "OK" to go back to main interface. In the main interface, we can see the target partition has been extended. So, we click "Apply" button to apply all changes made just now to computer. Then, the partition magic MiniTool Partition Wizard helps extend a partition in Windows 7 successfully.