It is true that computer has been widely used in the world. Nevertheless, when talking about disk partition management (like increasing partition size in Windows 8), most common users may find that it is not easy. And there are some defects (such as the Unallocated space should sit right adjacent to the specified partition; the file system of the target partition must be formatted with NTFS) in Windows built in disk management utility (short for DM). It means that sometimes users can not reach the goal of extending Win 8 partition. Well then, how can these users get rid of the limitations?
Actually, turning to third party partition manager can pull them out of the trouble. As for the software, the professional MiniTool Partition Wizard is worth recommending. It is researched and developed by a famous Canadian company – MiniTool Solution Ltd (which focuses on the study of partition magic for many years). Next, step by step instructions to extend Win 8 partition will be displayed for users.
Please visit the official website to get the software. After installation, you can run it to enter its main interface.
1. Select the target partition (like C drive) and click “Extend Partition” from the left action panel to get the following window.
In this screenshot, users can extend Win 8 partition by taking unused space from other partition or unallocated space on the same disk.
2. Borrow free space from a suitable partition and drag the sliding bar to the desired value. Then you can click “OK” to go back to the main interface.
Here, we can preview that the capacity of the target partition has been expanded to 76.08GB (compared to the original size: 26.00GB)
3. Click “Apply” button in the upper left corner to execute all pending operations.
With the help of MiniTool Partition Wizard, people have perfectly fulfilled the job to increase partition size in Windows 8. Furthermore, if users want to do other partition management operations (like “Move/Resize Partition”, “Merge Partition”, “Split Partition”, etc), resorting to this partition manager can be acceptable.