How to help Windows 7 extend partition? Many Windows 7 users desire answer. Although Windows 7 built-in disk management tool already provides users with Extend Volume function, its limitations disable users to free help Windows 7 extend partition. For instance, user can't help Windows 7 extend partition when disk has no unallocated space. Most users know the reason – to help Windows 7 extend partition with the built-in disk management tool, the precondition is unallocated space behind the partition.
Some users may ask: "Now that Windows 7 built-in disk management tool provides users with Compress Volume function, you can compress the adjacent partition to gain unallocated space and then help Windows 7 extend partition". In theory, this solution is useful. However, as the Compress Volume function of Windows 7 built-in disk management also has many limitations, users can only gain unallocated space behind the compressed partition, that is to say, this tool can't compress partition backwards and extend partition frontwards. Facing such kind of problems, you need not to be worried. As long as you own a piece of excellent third-party disk management software, you can easily help Windows 7 extend partition. MiniTool Partition Wizard is just the highly recommended assistant.
MinTool Partition Wizard helps Windows 7 extend partition fast
As the partition magic MiniTool Partition Wizard is able to resize partition frontwards and backwards, you can easily help Windows 7 extend partition with it. Here are the steps.
Firstly, start MiniTool Partition Wizard to see its main interface.
Take extending I: partition as example. If there is not unallocated space, you can shrink the adjacent partition to release unallocated space. Here, select J: partition, and choose "Move/Resize".
On this interface, you can shrink partition by dragging the partition handle border. Gain wanted unallocated space and click "OK". After J: partition successfully releases unallocated space, please choose I: partition and click "Move/Resize Partition".
Here, drag the partition handle border to extend I: partition and then click "OK".
The preview shows that I: partition is successfully extended. To thoroughly help Windows 7 extend partition, please click "Apply".