Scenario: I am running my Windows 7 computer with NTFS partition. And there are 4 partitions which are used to store different files such as applications, working document and backup files. However, I want to shrink one of my partitions to create a new partition to specially store lots of significant photos. So well, how to shrink NTFS partition under Windows 7 without influencing the original data? Who can help me to easily and quickly complete this task without data loss?
In fact, users can turn to the third-party software to fix this problem without bringing any damage to the original data. However, which software is the best, professional yet free partition magic? MiniTool Partition Wizard is strongly recommended here since it is a professional and powerful partition management program. And this tool not only supports NTFS partition, but also can resize FAT partition. Besides, it provides detailed operating steps and wizard-like interfaces. As a result, even a new greener can easily and quickly shrink or extend partition without data loss.
How to Shrink NTFS Partition under Windows 7
Users need to download this professional partition management freeware at first, and then install it on computer according to prompts. After that, run it to get the following interface.
The above window is the main interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard. And users can see all partitions and capacity, file system and other properties of each partition. At this time, users can select the target NTFS partition which needs changing and click “Move/Resize Partition” button from Operations group of the action panel.
In the pop-up window, users can shorten the partition handle to shrink the selected NTFS partition under Windows 7. After that, click “OK” button to go back to the main interface.
In this window, click “Apply” button on the left to execute all changes to computer. Thus, users are successful to shrink NTFS partition under Windows 7 without influencing the original data.