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Shrink Partition Under Windows

  • As far as I have learned, a vast majority of computer users might have ever encountered such situation in which they are informed that disk doesn't have enough space to store data or files downloaded from the internet. Here, the "disk" doesn't refer to hard disk but the destination partition of hard disk assigned by user for storing those files. we can see a couple of partitions on a computer hard disk, storing different types of data to facilitate disk management, increase disk space utilization rate and boost data accessing speed. Whereas, different partitions will store diverse amount of data as time goes on and consequently above-mentioned situation would emerge.
    At this moment, we usually need to resize partition and redistribute disk space by shrinking partitions in possession of large free space and increasing partitions running out of disk space. To realize this operation, user is recommended to employ a professional partition magic by the name of MiniTool Partition Wizard.

    Benefits of partitioning
    1, Facilitate disk planning, improve disk utilization rate and help manage disk files.
    2, Conducive to virus prevention and ensure data security.
    3, Boost system operating efficiency.
    4, Convenient for assign different permissions to different partitions.
    5, Allow user to install multi-operating systems on computer.

    Introduction to MiniTool Partition Wizard
    MiniTool Partition Wizard is characterized by the following distinctive features:
    1, Support both 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems such as Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista and Windows 7, etc.
    2, Support RAID to greatly improve hard disk management capacity.
    3, Delete partition, shrink partition, create partition, format partition, copy partition and resize partition, etc.
    4, Support partition with 2TB volume or larger.
    5, Rebuild MBR.
    6, Set active partition, change drive letter and convert file system, etc.

    Here is a presentation on perform Shrink partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard.
    Shrink partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard
    First, download MiniTool Partition Wizard at https://www.partitionwizard.com/ for free and then install it to computer. (User is kindly recommended not to install this partition magic on partition where Shrink partition is to be performed)
    Then, launch MiniTool Partition Wizard:



    Select a desired partition and click "Move/Resize Partition" at the action panel in the left.



    Adjust partition size by dragging the right/left-oriented arrows to the left or right.



    Or enter accurate values in the textboxes below to tune partition size and location. After setting, please click "OK".



    After returning to the main interface, user can clearly notice some changes. Now, click "+" to execute pending operation and finish Shrink partition. Subsequently, two unallocated spaces will be created for increasing partitions running out of disk space.