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Primary extended partition

  • As the total size of system file of the original operating system is small, we will not allocate much space to the primary partition where operating system is installed when we partition hard disk. However, the current system file size is much larger because of the new added various functions and beautified operating interface. Therefore, the unused space on primary partition will reduce after we upgrade operating system. Besides, we will also store a certain amount of data on primary partition when installing application software. When primary partition is out of space, the computer's running efficiency will slow down. To solve this problem, users may think about reinstalling operating system to allocate a larger primary partition. Nevertheless, this method will waste much time. Well, is there an easier way? Extending system primary partition with professional partition magic is the only choice.

    Professional partition magic

    Although there is much third party partition magic on the market currently, the majority is not free. Here, I recommend the free partition magic with powerful partition management functions, namely MiniTool Partition Wizard. Although it is free partition magic, it can be compatible with the vast majority of Windows operating systems perfectly. Therefore, as long as you are a Windows user, you do not need to worry about its compatibility. Besides, it is much easier to extend primary partition with this free partition magic than extending primary partition by reinstalling operating system. Next, let me demonstrate how to extend primary partition with this partition magic.
    First, download this partition magic from its official website https://www.partitionwizard.com/, and then install it on our computer. Next, run it to get the following main interface:



    This is the main interface of this partition magic. Here, Partition C: is the primary partition. Click "Move/Resize" button on the tool bar to begin to extend primary partition.



    After we click "Move/Resize", the above interface will appear. To extend primary partition, drag the right triangle rightwards, and then click "OK" to save settings. Then, we will go back to the following main interface:



    From the main interface, we can see the primary partition has been extended. However, we also need to click "Apply" to perform all operations.
    This is the whole process of extending primary partition. If you want to know more functions about this free partition magic, please visit its official website.