Many users have installed Windows 8 and more and more users are concerned about how to extend disk partition, Boot Partition in particular. For Windows 8 operating system, Boot Partition is an important partition. Once it lacks space, the computer may run slowly, or even worse, the computer can not boot. But extending Windows 8 Boot Partition is not easy because Windows 8 built-in disk management tool has certain function defects and fails to help users perfectly extend Boot Partition in Windows 8.
From the above main interface of Windows 8 disk management tool, we can see Partition C: is Boot Partition. But regrettably, in this situation, the tool is unable to extend Windows 8 Boot Partition, so we have to resort to a professional partition manager. However, choosing a partition manager to extend Windows 8 Boot Partition is not easy because many partition managers in the software market have function faults. Once used to extend Boot Partition in Windows 8, they may cause damage and make computer not boot normally. To avoid this unfavorable situation, MiniTool Partition Wizard, developed by MiniTool Solution Ltd., is suggested to extend Windows 8 Boot Partition.
Extend Windows 8 Boot Partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard
If we feel like extending Boot Partition in Windows 8, we should firstly visit https://www.partitionwizard.com/ to download MiniTool Partition Wizard and install it. Then, launch the partition manager and the following interface will be shown.
This is the main interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard. Before extending Boot Partition, we ought to shrink the partition adjacent to it to get unallocated space. So select the partition to be shrunk and click "Move/Resize" and the following interface will be shown.
Drag the left triangle rightward to shrink partition and the unallocated space will appear in front of the shrunk partition (this operation can not be realized by Windows 8 built-in disk management tool). Then click "OK" to go back to the main interface.
Back to the main interface, we can see there is an unallocated behind the Boot Partition. Now, please select the Boot Partition and click "Move/Resize" to go on.
Drag the right triangle rightward to extend Boot Partition. Then click "OK" to return to the main interface again.
There is an obvious change in the main interface. The Boot Partition in Disk 1 has been extended and there are two pending operations in "Operations Pending" area. Please click "Apply". After this partition manger performs all operations, extending Windows 8 Boot Partition is finished thoroughly.