Scenario: Windows 8 system partition namely partition C is running out of space, so I planed to extend it by taking free space from partition D. Nevertheless, “Shrink Volume” and “Extend Volume” built in Computer Management tool disappoint me a lot. To be specific, unallocated space shrunk from partition D can not be used to extend the system drive. Therefore, I need a third-party Windows 8 partition resizer which does better than Windows 8 Computer Management. Of course, a piece of freeware must be better. Is there a good suggestion?
It is believed that no user is willing to download partition resizer which has defects since this kind of software may result in data loss or partition damage. Here, MiniTool Partition Wizard is highly recommended for it will not bring any influence on data. Furthermore, specific prompts are given in every interface. More importantly, it can take unused space from any other partition or unallocated space on the same disk to extend both FAT partition and NTFS partition. Next, let’s use this partition resizer freeware to extend a partition in Windows 8.
Extending partition can be realized in 4 simple steps.
Step 1: run recommended partition resizer on Windows 8 platform to get its main interface:
Step 2: select the system partition and choose “Extend Partition”.
Step 3: take free space from an existing partition to extend the system partition and drag sliding handle to determine how much space to take. Then, click “OK”. Here, we take space from partition E to expand the system drive.
Step 4: click on “Apply” button to apply all changes.
After application we can say recommended partition resizer freeware helps extend system partition for Windows 8 successfully. And users can try using it when Windows 8 Computer Management refuses to work.