The item Active Partition is often talked among computer users. Active partition is the partition set as bootable and contains operating system. In general situations, active partition is system partition, so it is quite important. If active partition runs out of space, users will suffer lots of troubles. For example, the computer will run more and more slowly. Therefore, the problem how to increase active partition size often emerges on the internet, but unfortunately askers can not get good solutions most of the time. Aiming at this situation, we plan to give some available solutions in this article.
Some users pin hope on system built-in disk management tool to extend active partition, but this method is only suitable for users who are using Windows Vista or later Windows operating systems. If users want to take this method, the first thing they should do is enable system built-in disk management tool to see whether there is unallocated space located behind and adjacent to active partition. Then, check whether the active partition is NTFS partition. If these 2 conditions are met, please right click the target partition and choose the function “Extend Volume” to increase active partition size. If not, turn to third-party partition magic. As a matter of fact, all Windows users can extend active partition by using partition magic.
Extending partition can be realized in a few clicks. Firstly, launch the partition magic to open the main interface shown below:
Then, select the active partition in the main interface and click the function “Extend Partition” to increase active partition size.
Next, take free space from other partitions or unallocated space to extend partition, drag sliding button to decide how much free space to take, and click “OK” to return to the main interface.
At last, apply changes to computer by clicking “Apply” button. After these clicks, users will be successful to extend active partition.
Is the active partition out of space? Now, increase active partition size by using professional partition magic.