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Windows XP Extend Partition

  • Nowadays, computer has been blended to our daily life and work completely. At the beginning of buying computer, we need to install operating system. In the process of installing operating system, partitioning hard disk is a piece of indispensable work. However, computer sellers often partition hard disk without much consideration since they do not know our actual demands for partition size. As a result, a certain partition may run out of space, especially C drive. Therefore, many users are troubled by how to extend partition. At this time, the partition magic MiniTool Partition Wizard can distinguish itself.

    MiniTool Partition Wizard
    The partition magic features disk partition management, and it can show unique features in Windows XP. Aiming at the problem how to extend partition in Windows XP, it provides users with corresponding functions which can solve this problem well. Of course, MiniTool Partition Wizard has many other particular functions which can be found gradually when we use it. Here, we just take extending partition in Windows XP for example. Next, let's make a detailed demonstration.

    Extend partition in Windows XP
    At first, let's talk about the partition magic MiniTool Partition Wizard. Through visiting https://www.partitionwizard.com/, we can free download it. After installing it to computer and opening it, we can see its main interface. Like the following screenshot shows:



    In the main interface, we can see the function which is specially designed to extend partition in Windows XP, namely "Move/Resize". Next, let's see how to extend partition in Windows XP with this function. Here, we take extending partition C for example. Select partition C in Disk 1 and click "Move/Resize" button in toolbar to get the following interface:



    In this interface, we can see used space and unallocated space clearly. We drag the right border of partition handle rightwards to extend partition in Windows XP, and then click "OK" button to go back to main interface. At last, click "Apply" button to apply all changes to computer.

    Then meaning of MiniTool Partition Wizard for Windows XP
    In Windows XP, once partition size is fixed, we have to resort to third-party software when there is a need to extend partition. That is because Windows XP itself does not offer a solution to extending partition except command prompt which is so complex. Therefore, the famous software development company MiniTool Solution Ltd. specially develops a partition magic to extend partition in Windows XP as well as make up defects of Windows XP.