With the development of computer, more and more users use it to work and study. Meanwhile, users are used to store massive data (such as work files, study files, applications and some personal information) on computer partitions. After using computer for a long time, however, users may receive low disk space warning. How to solve it? How to increase partition size on Windows timely and effectively?
Some Windows like Windows 7 and Windows 8 provides built-in disk management tool to help to change partition size. Unfortunately, this tool can only resize NTFS partition. Besides, its “Extend Volume” feature can only works with contiguous unallocated space on the right side of the partition users would like to extend. So well, since the disk management tool has limitations, and only some Windows operating systems provides this tool, users had better turn to third-party partition magic to extend Windows partition.
As the software technology is getting mature, more and more partition magic are released on the market to cater to the needs of different people. MiniTool Partition Wizard is suggested here since it is a friendly and free tool. With it, users can easily and quickly change partition size for free. What’s more, this freeware is compatible with almost all Windows operating systems, including Windows XP/7/Vista/8 (all editions). Next, let’s see the detailed steps to solve the above problem.
Users are suggested to download this freeware from its official website, and then install it on computer. After that, run it.
The above window is the main interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard. It lists all partitions and some powerful functions. To increase partition size on Windows, users need to select the target partition at first, and then choose a suitable function from the left action panel. For instance, after clicking “Move/Resize Partition”, users can see the following dialog box.
In this window, drag the little triangle in a red zone to increase the selected partition size. After that, click “OK” button to go back to the main interface.
Now, click “Apply” button to perform all changes to computer. Thus, all work has been done.
Have you encountered the problem of insufficient partition space? How are you going to solve it? If you want to increase its size, you may try the free yet professional partition magic called MiniTool Partition Wizard because of its excellent performance. What’s more, it can help to increase partition size on Windows for free.