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Resize FAT32 partition

  • Appropriately resize partition is conducive to the improvement of partition performance. Under Windows Vista and Windows 7, the build-in disk management tool is not comprehensive and stable. Therefore, user must employ partition manager to resize FAT 32 or NTFS partition, such as MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition which is able to resize FAT 32 and NTFS partition safely without data loss.

    How to resize FAT 32?
    FAT 32 partition was first applied on Windows 98 operating system. However, whatever Windows Vista, Windows Server or Windows 7, they all kept FAT 32 while FAT 12, FAT 16 are gradually eliminated.
    FAT 32 enjoys a prominent advantage: the cluster volume of each cluster under FAT 32 within 8 GB is fixed as 4kb, which, compared with FAT 16, greatly improved the utilization of disk. Currently, Windows 97, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows 2003 and Windows 7 support FAT 32 file system. However, it also has drawbacks; for instance, FAT 32 enjoys a slower operating speed than that of FAT 16.

    Many computer users have employed FAT 32 accrediting to its prominent features. But how can we resize FAT 32?
    Since the build-in disk management tool of Window operating system fails to cover function to resize partition, or is unstable and so limited, user is recommended to use MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition to resize FAT 32 partition. MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition is developed by MiniTool Solution Ltd. with comprehensive disk management functions, easy operations, user-friendly interfaces, supporting almost all partition formats like FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS4, NTFS5, Ext2, Ext3. Additionally, MiniTool Partition Wizard is totally free for home and personal user. User could download it at MiniTool Partition Wizard Download Center.



    After running MiniTool Partition Wizard, user would meet above interface displaying all disk partitions. User should select desired partition and click "Move/Resize".



    In this interface, user could adjust the size of partition by dragging the left or right arrow. Meanwhile, user is recommended to check the Enhances Data Protection Mode to secure the partition safety.



    Click "Apply" to execute pending operation.



    A moment later, the operation will be successfully finished.
    For more information on MiniTool Partition Wizard, please go to https://www.partitionwizard.com/.