Problem description: Recently, I want to upgrade my operating system to Windows 7 since the Windows XP support has ended by Microsoft. However, I was recommended to increase Windows XP C drive space size at first since Windows 7 requires much more space than Windows XP? But, when I run the Windows disk management tool, I find there is no way to extend partition size. So well, what can I do to fix this problem?
Since the disk management tool cannot help to solve the problem, users can turn to third-party partition magic to complete this task. In fact, lots of partitioning tools on the market can help to resize partition size. But, when selecting it, users should pay attention to data security to select a program equipped with high security since most software on the internet has flaws. Aiming at this situation, users can try MiniTool Partition Wizard because it is a read program which will never damage the original data. Besides, any type of users can use it since it is a friendly tool which provides wizard-based operations and simple interfaces. Next, let’s see the detailed steps of how to increase Windows XP C drive size.
Users can download MiniTool Partition Wizard from its official website, and then install it on computer according to prompts. After that, launch it and users will be presented its main interface as follows.
In the above window, select the target partition which needs changing and choose the suitable functional from the left action panel. Here, we take “Extend Partition” for example. (Note: increasing partition size by clicking the “Move/Resize Partition” feature should be on the condition that there is unallocated space. If there is no unallocated space, we can shrink its neighboring partition to get unallocated space at first.) After that, a dialog box emerges as follows.
In this window, take free space from an existing partition or unallocated space, and drag the sliding button to determine how much free space to take, and click “OK” button to go back to the main interface.
At last, click “Apply” button to successfully increase Windows XP C drive size.
Have you ever encounter this problem that you need to increase partition size, hurry to turn to MiniTool Partition Wizard since it is a free program equipped with high security.