In general, there are 2 available ways to resize partition for Windows XP: use DiskPart and turn to third-party partition software. Next, let’s see these 2 methods in detail.
Use DiskPart: this tool is workable to extend partition only when unallocated space is located after and continuous to the partition which needs extending. In addition, complex commands are needed, and users who are unfamiliar with these commands are easy to make mistakes, thus suffering data loss or partition damage. Therefore, this solution is not suggested for common users.
Use third-party partition software: professional partition software can help resize partition for Windows XP quite easily and safely, but this kind of software is always so expensive that most users are unwilling to pay for it. But now we are introducing a piece of excellent partition freeware, namely MiniTool Partition Wizard.
Before resizing partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard, please download and install it to computer. After installation, run it to get the following interface:
This is the main interface of the recommended partition freeware. To resize partition for Windows XP, please select the partition which needs resizing and choose the most suitable function from action panel. For example, if users want to extend partition F, they need to select the target partition and choose the function “Extend Partition”; if users just want to shrink a partition to release unallocated space which will be used to create a new partition, they can choose the function “Move/Resize Partition”. After getting desired effect, users need to click “Apply” button in toolbar to apply changes.
If users are being troubled by how to resize partition for Windows XP, hurry to download the partition freeware MiniTool Partition Wizard and ask it for help.