Most of the computer users may have met the situation where the disk partition runs out of space. Then the data storage will become discomfort. Many users may tend to delete some files or data to release partition space. However, this method is not worth recommending. Throwing away data can only temporarily solve the problem of low disk space. Actually, people can completely break away from this situation by enlarging partition. However, it will be difficult for Windows XP users who don’t have “Extend Partition” in the built in disk management utility. In addition, when no unallocated partition exists, enlarging partition in Windows XP can not be fulfilled in some partition managers. It seems difficult for users to expand Windows XP partition. Don’t worry, because there is a professional third party partition manager that can help users get out of the trouble. It is called MiniTool Partition Wizard which is researched and developed by a powerful Canadian software company. After years of updating, the version 9.0 has been released in 2015. It can work under various situations in Windows. Furthermore, the data will also be protected.
Detailed instructions have been shown below, but users should download and install the freeware to your computer in advance.
Open the partition manager to enter its startup interface. Click “Launch Application” to get the main interface.
1. Here, users should select a specified partition and then left click “Extend Partition” button on the action panel.
2. Enlarge the specified partition by borrowing free space from other partition on the same disk. Next, right drag the sliding bar to your desired value and left click “OK” to go back to the main interface.
3. We can preview that the capacity of the target partition has been reached to 92.22GB (the former capacity is 34.03GB). Click “Apply” button to perform all operations. Finally, expand Windows XP partition with professional partition magic has been perfectly fulfilled.
If you need to enlarge partition in Windows XP, you may as well use MiniTool Partition Wizard to do that job.