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How to extend partition on Windows

  • Most Windows computer users are used to letting sellers partition the computer or disk for them thereby avoiding unnecessary troubles since they are not familiar with computer. However, the method works defectively for it is impossible for sellers to adopt different partitioning methods for different users. Generally, sellers will partition the hard disk into several partitions averagely. As a result, partition unbalance issue appears. In such cases, some commonly used partitions for large data storage runs out of space, while other inactive partitions have much free space. In order to increase disk utilization rate, some users think of taking free space from the partition with excessive space. Since users lack professional knowledge of partition management and worry about partition damage, most users dare not to do so. As a matter of fact, Windows built-in disk management tool and professional partition magic can make it successfully.

    Two methods for partition extension on Windows
    As most computer users know, Windows system owns a built-in disk management tool. Users just need to click "My Computer", "Management" and then "Disk Management" to open the tool. After entering, users can easily find that the tool provides several partition management functions such as extend volume, shrink volume and format. Right click the partition needing to be extended, users will find that the function "Extend Volume" is not activated. Actually, there must be unallocated space in partition if users want to extend partition on Windows. What's worse, the process is complicated, so data damage is most likely to happen. In order to simplify the process to extend partition on Windows, we strongly suggest users to use professional partition magic - MiniTool Partition Wizard to realize partition extension on Windows. With the software, users can securely extend partition on Windows even if there is no unallocated space in partition. Well then, we will introduce how to extend partition on Windows.

    How to extend partition on Windows easily and safely
    Professional partition magic - MiniTool Partition Wizard provides multiple partition management functions like format partition, delete partition, move/resize partition, copy partition and extend partition. In order to realize partition extension on Windows, users need to download professional partition magic and install it on computer. After that, run the software to enter its main interface:

    The interface above is the main interface of professional partition magic. Users need to choose the desired partition and then click "Extend Partition" button.

    In this interface, choose the partition to take free space from and then drag the sliding handle to decide how much space to take. When operations are done, click "OK" to go back to main interface:

    At this time, users can see that the selected partition has been extended. Users just need to click "Apply" to confirm all previous changes.

    Users can download professional partition magic via www.partitionwizard.com and get more detailed information from it.