How to Extend a Partition in Windows

When Do Users Need to Extend a Partition in Windows

As we all know, hard drives of users’ computer are always partitioned by computer professionals in order to avoid some unnecessary trouble. However, if one of the partitions in a disk stores more and more data, the free space of it will become less and less. Under such circumstance, some users still want to save things to the partition which is short of free space, because they may don’t like to save important data separately. At this time, users need to extend a partition in Windows in order to get more free space. With regard to this, we would like to recommend our MiniTool Partition Wizard to users.

MiniTool Partition Wizard is a multifunctional third party tool, which can help users change partition size by simple steps without losing data. In addition to enlarging a partition, the software can also help users achieve other disk management operations like creating partition, shrinking partition, merging partition and so on. Now, we’d like to introduce how to extend a partition in Windows with MiniTool Partition Wizard.

Steps of Enlarging a Partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard

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1. In order to change partition size successfully, users need to choose a partition after launching MiniTool Partition Wizard and then click “Extend partition” from the left action panel.

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2. Open the dropdown list of “Take Free Space from” and choose a partition or unallocated space to take free space; then drag the sliding button leftwards or rightwards to decide how much space to take; after that, click “OK” to go back to the main interface.

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3. Click “Apply” and choose “Yes” to perform pending changes.

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4. Users can clearly see that the partition chosen in step 1 has been extended successfully from the above screenshot.

Reading here, users may quite understand how to extend a partition in Windows with MiniTool Partition Wizard. If users want to change partition size by themselves, they are welcomed to enter the certain page to get MiniTool Partition Wizard first.

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