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Windows 7 extend partition

  • Since Microsoft released Windows 7 in October 2009, it has won a lot of popularity among users because of its elegant interfaces and comprehensive features. More and more users choose to upgrade old version Windows operating systems to Windows 7. However, with time passing by, disk space will still be occupied soon so that Windows 7 will run not so effectively. When you want to save a large file to your computer but only find that every partition is short of space and the free space in a whole is still large, then we should try to resize partition. How to realize extending partition with the free space of other partitions? Windows 7 built-in disk management tool can compress partition and extend partition but only backward. That means we cannot allocate free space to one partition. The best way to extend partition in Windows 7 is to ask professional and excellent partition magic for help. MiniTool Partition Wizard, developed by MiniTool Solution Ltd. is the best choice for you.

    Use MiniTool Partition Wizard to extend Windows 7 partition
    Before using MiniTool Partition Wizard to extend Windows 7 partition, please visit official website of it: https://www.partitionwizard.com/ and download it for free. Install it to one partition that is not going to be operated so that we do not need to reboot computer. Launch MiniTool Partition Wizard and the following interface is the main interface of this partition magic.



    To extend partition in Windows 7, there must be an unallocated space in disk. If there isn't, we can shrink one partition to get some. Select Partition F: and click "Move/Resize" button at toolbar.



    We can resize Partition F: in this interface. Through dragging partition handle border or inputting values in the textboxes, we can get free space. Click "OK" button to get back to main interface. (The picture shows clearly that we have shrunk the front part of partition.)



    Coming back to main interface, we can find there is some unallocated space in disk. Select the partition to be extended and then click "Move/Resize" button at toolbar.



    In this interface, we can extend partition with unallocated space. After settings, click "OK" button to return to main interface.



    In "Operations Pending" area of main interface, there are two pending operations. Click "Apply" button and we will finish extending partition in Windows 7.