Cloning hard disk is widely used to backup data, and tools for cloning can be found from the internet very easily. However, many users need to resize partition after cloning since original partitions occupy the whole hard disk or are unreasonable. Under this situation, what utilities can users resort to?
In Windows Vista and later Windows operating systems, users can employ system built-in disk management tool to resize partition, but it is limited. Firstly, this tool does not support operating FAT partition. Secondly, it will be unable to extend partition if there is no unallocated space behind and neighboring to target partition. In Windows operating systems released before Windows Vista, users had better turn to third-party partition magic to resize partition for these operating systems do not provide such functions. Therefore, to resize partition after cloning, users had better ask professional partition magic for help.
For users who are afraid of downloading partition magic with poor quality, we suggest using MiniTool Partition Wizard since it has been accepted by more than 10 million users. Users can download MiniTool Partition Wizard from downloading page now. Next, we will take an example to show users how to operate this software.
First of all, launch the suggested partition magic to open its main interface:
Then, select the partition which needs resizing and choose a suitable function. Among functions shown in “Operations” column, “Move/Resize Partition”, “Extend Partition”, “Merge Partition”, and “Split Partition” can help resize partition after our cloning. Please choose the most suitable function according to actual demands. After getting unallocated space or needed partition size, please click “Apply” button in toolbar to apply all changes to computer. After application, all work is done.
If users encounter the same situation and need to resize partition after cloning, ask this partition magic for help now.