Nowadays, as hard disk technology becomes more and more mature, hard disk tends to be cheaper and disk capacity tends to be larger. With the increase of the hard disk capacity, more and more data are stored on hard disk. At this time, to facilitate managing data, users need to partition hard disk reasonably. But on many computers, the hard disk is divided into two partitions by default and some even have only one partition, which brings much inconvenience for partition management. So, from Windows Vista, Microsoft adds the function "Shrink Volume" to system built-in disk management tool. With this function, users can shrink partition to create more partitions. But Windows XP built-in disk management tool does not have this function. To shrink partition in XP, users have to resort to third-party partition magic. There is much partition magic which can shrink partition in XP, but many of them may lead to partition loss or partition damage. To avoid losses brought by inferior software, it is necessary to select an excellent partition magic for Windows XP.
The indispensable partition magic for Windows XP - MiniTool Partition Wizard
When selecting partition magic for Windows XP to shrink partition in XP, we should consider many factors, like security, speed, and operability. Firstly, it is easy to understand security. In the process of shrinking partition in XP, data security should be ensured, and most users want to shrink partition in XP without damaging data. Secondly, running speed of the software is also very important. The purpose on resorting to third-party partition magic is nothing but to facilitate management and save shrinking time. At last, let's talk about operability. If it is difficult to operate a partition magic, many users will give up it no matter how powerful and comprehensive its functions are, because users are unwilling to cost much time to do an unnecessary thing.
Aiming at users' demands, MiniTool Solution Ltd. has released a safe, fast, and easy-to-use partition magic called MiniTool Partition Wizard. This partition magic can help users solve various kinds of problems of disk management, including the function of shrinking partition in XP. With it, users can shrink partition in XP much easily, safely, and quickly.
MiniTool Partition Wizard helps you shrink partition in XP easily
It is simple to shrink partition in XP by using MiniTool Partition Wizard. Next, let's see how this partition magic helps us shrink partition in XP through specific operations.
Firstly, run it to enter its main interface:
In the main interface, when the mouse pointer is moved to a certain button, a brief introduction will pop up below the button. Besides, corresponding explanation will appear at the left bottom, too. Therefore, users can use the partition magic easily according to prompts. If we want to shrink partition in XP, we should select the partition which needs shrinking first, and then click "Move/Resize" button.
Here, users can drag triangles on both sides of the partition handle or input exact value to resize partition. To shrink partition in XP, users need to drag triangles inwards, and then click "OK" button. After that, we can accomplish shrinking partition in XP successfully according to prompts.
Are you being troubled by not finding a partition magic for Windows XP? MiniTool Partition Wizard helps you settle your troubles. Its simple, safe, and utility functions must be most suitable for your Windows XP. Do you want to equip your Windows XP with such a partition magic? You can free download it from the website https://www.partitionwizard.com/.