How to increase C drive size? Many Windows users have asked this question and adopted different solutions to solve this problem. However, which methods is the most direct and effective way. Windows 7/8, Windows XP/Vista and Windows 2008 provides built-in disk management tool to resize partition. This is known to all. However, if users want to successfully extend C drive, they should ensure that there is unallocated space on the right sides of the C drive. As a matter of fact, turning to third-party software is the simplest and most effective way.
However, there is lots of different partition magic on the internet, and each of them has its own technology and features. Since most common users are not familiar with partition knowledge, a piece of friendly software is the best choice for them. And users should pay attention to data security since most programs on the internet more or less have flaws. After taking everything into consideration, users can choose MiniTool Partition Wizard since it is a friendly tool equipped with high security.
First, users need to install this program on computer. Next, launch it to open its main interface as follows.
At this time, select the C drive and choose a suitable feature from the left action panel. Note: if users turn to the “Move/Resize partition” feature to increase partition, there should be unallocated space neighboring to the target partition. If not, users should shrink its neighboring partition to get unallocated space at first or turn to the “Extend Partition” feature. Users will be given detailed operating prompts after choosing desired function. Just follow it. Finally, click “Apply” button on the left to execute all changes to computer.
If users turn to MiniTool Partition Wizard to increase C drive size, they don’t need to worry about compatibility since this program runs perfectly under Windows 7/8/XP/Vista and other operating systems without damaging the original data and can recover lost files from NTFS/FAT partition. What’s more, it is a free tool.