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Resize partition Windows 8

  • On February 29, 2012, Barcelona of Spain was undeniably the most attracting city all over the world, because the IT tycoon Microsoft announced the mystic and brand new operating system – Windows 8 Consumer Preview there. Its release unveils Windows 8 officially and provides users with chance to test out Windows 8. As known to all, Microsoft has introduced touch technology to Windows 8 and optimized tough operations hugely and improved its security and performance greatly, reducing response time on shutting down computer and promoting operating speed of Windows 8. Although Windows 8, compared with previous operating systems, has non-negligible advantages, it is not easy for users to keep them. And it is an essential task to resize partition for Windows 8.

    Why to resize Windows 8 partition?
    Like in other operating systems, users may encounter the situation of imbalanced partitions when using Windows 8, which is likely to cause much unnecessary inconvenience and trouble, or even worse, data loss may occur. For example, lack of system partition space in Windows 8 is possible to make operating system operate slowly or even result in computer shutdown, thereby leading to data loss from computer. To prevent this serious consequence, resizing partition in Windows 8 is the best solution. But resizing Windows 8 partition may be a headache for users who have no professional computer knowledge. However, if users have the professional but simple partition manager MiniTool Partition Wizard, resizing partition in Windows 8 will become much easier.

    Resize partition for Windows 8 with MiniTool Partition Wizard
    If users want to resize partition in Windows 8, MiniTool Partition Wizard is surely the top option because users are able to finish the task through simple operations with this partition manager.

    After running MiniTool Partition Wizard under Windows 8, we'll see its main interface, as follows.

    Select the Windows 8 partition that will be resized and click "Move/Resize". Resizing interface will be shown, as follows.

    Here, drag the two triangles or input exact value to change Partition handle, thereby resizing the selected partition. Then click "OK" to return to the main interface.

    Now, we can see from the main interface that the selected partition has been resized successfully, but this is only a preview effect. There is a pending operation appearing in "Operations Pending" area. Then click "Apply" to finish resizing Windows 8 partition to perform the operation.

    Through so simple operations, we have achieved resizing partition in Windows 8 and partition data are not influenced. MiniTool Partition Wizard is the best partition manager for resizing partition. Please visit its official website https://www.partitionwizard.com/ to download and try it out.