In most cases, when we install Windows XP operating systems to a new computer, disk space will be divided into several partitions. If we need to create a new partition (for example when we need to save files separately or install other operating systems), but there is some important data saved in partitions, we should perform Windows XP partition resize. Windows XP has built-in disk management tool but it doesn't have resize partition function. With DOS order, we can resize Windows XP partition. However, it is rather complicated for common users and probably causes terrible result. The best way to resize partition in Windows XP is to ask professional partition magic such as MiniTool Partition Wizard for help. As excellent as MiniTool Partition Wizard, we can relay on it to resize partition in Windows XP. The following are advantages of MiniTool Partition Wizard:
1. User-friendly interfaces
2. Comprehensive functions of managing partition
3. Great compatibility with all kinds of operating systems
These are all factors that I strongly recommend this partition magic.
Introduction to MiniTool Partition Wizard
MiniTool Partition Wizard is developed by professional partition software company, MiniTool Solution Ltd.. It helps users do almost all management of partition. MiniTool Partition Wizard also has very great compatibility.
1. Functions:resize partition, copy partition, convert file system, etc.
2. Compatibility: support 32-bit/64-bit Windows Server 2000/2003/2008, Windows XP, and Windows 7, etc, and support FAT12, FAT16, and FAT32 file systems.
These are only part of advantages of MiniTool Partition Wizard. For more information about MiniTool Partition Wizard, you can visit official website of it: https://www.partitionwizard.com/.
Use MiniTool Partition Wizard to resize Windows XP partition
Download MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Edition at official website for free and then install it to your computer. It is better to install it to the partition that is not going to be operated for fear of rebooting computer. Launch MiniTool Partition Wizard and the main interface as the following will emerge:
Select the partition to be shrunk and click "Move/Resize" button at toolbar.
In this interface we can resize partition. Through dragging the border of partition handle, or inputting value directly in the textboxes below, we can shrink this partition. Click "OK" button and go back to main interface.
Main interface shows us that there added an unallocated space in "Disk 1" and "Operations Pending" shows a pending operation. We can choose this unallocated space to create a new partition: select unallocated space and click "Create" button; or extend adjacent partition with unallocated space: select one adjacent space and click "Move/Resize" button. Choose any one of these two options according to your need. After settings, remember to click "Apply" button to realize all pending operations and finish XP partition resize.