NTFS file system is widely used at present. And there is a tendency that the NTFS will replace FAT file system in the future. To make better use of NTFS partition, users should resize the NTFS partition in a fixed time period. When a NTFS partition is in low disk space, the most useful method is to enlarge NTFS partition in Windows 7.
Note: NTFS (New Technology File System) is the standard file system implemented by the Windows NT operation system and its advanced versions. It shows better performance than the FAT file system.
Although Windows 7 allows users to resize partition with the snap-in disk manager, there are still too many limitations in it (such as the “Extend Volume…” feature is available only when the unallocated space stands right behind the target partition). As is recommended by many computer users, the best way to add space to NTFS partition in Windows 7 is to use the reliable third-party partition manager. Here, adopting MiniTool Partition Wizard can be a wise movement.
To change the size of NTFS partition, please free download MiniTool Partition Wizard and then directly launch this software to enter its main interface.
1. Select a specified partition and then click on “Move/Resize Partition” to go to the next window.
2. Drag the black triangle rightwards to add space to NTFS partition in Windows 7. Then click “OK” to return to the main interface.
Here, you will see the target partition has been expanded to 143.67GB (before the operation, the capacity of this partition is 36.27GB).
3. Click “Apply” button to confirm all operations.
To sum up, the steps to enlarge NTFS partition in Windows 7 with MiniTool Partition Wizard have been displayed for users.
In fact, the partition magic can support both NTFS and FAT file system. What’s more, the “Create partition” feature in this software can give you a hand to produce NTFS/FAT partition. Its “Convert FAT to NTFS” function enables users to do the conversion between FAT and NTFS without data loss.