RAID 1 is the most reliable disk array since it keeps a full backup all the time, and it can ensure usability and reparability of data to the largest extent. Therefore, it is widely used to store important data. Nevertheless, with more and more data stored, one of partitions on RAID 1 may be out of space while other partitions have much free space left. At this time, if users want to go on storing data conveniently, it is quite necessary for them to resize partition of RAID 1. However, considering the situation where all data stored on RAID 1 are of great significance, users are eager to find an easy and safe method.
Maybe, some users think of using system built-in disk management tool to complete partition resizing, but this solution is inadvisable for it has multiple defects. Nowadays, third-party partition manager is regarded as the best tool to change partition size, and MiniTool Partition Wizard is worth owning. It perfectly supports RAID, including RAID 1, RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 5, etc. In addition to resizing partition, it also supports moving partition, wiping partition, copy partition, recovering deleted/lost partition, and so on. More importantly, data security can be ensured.
Some users may doubt competence of this partition software, so we will give a demonstration in the following content.
Firstly, launch MiniTool Partition Wizard to open the main windows shown below:
Then, select the partition which needs resizing and choose a function from action panel to resize partition (including Extend Partition and Shrink Partition). To extend partition of RAID 1, users just need to choose the function “Extend Partition”. To shrink partition, users should choose “Move/Resize Partition”.
Next, resize partition of RAID 1 in accordance with prompts.
At last, click “Apply” button in toolbar to apply all changes to computer.
Now, users would get a basic understanding of how to resize partition on RAID 1. If your RAID 1 partition also runs out of space, the partition manager MiniTool Partition Wizard can help you a lot.