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How to Resize Partition in Windows 8/8.1/7/XP/Vista and Windows Server 2016/2012/2003/2008/2000?

Have you ever ignored "low disk space" warning?

When one partition is out of space, a "low disk space" warning dialog box will pop up from the right bottom of the task bar. Many users consider it to be annoying and disable it without hesitation. However, it is not wise to do that, especially for system C: drive.

What will happen?

In such case, the computer will be fighting for the precious space and will run much slowly. What's worse, when the Windows system runs out of physical RAM memory, it will try to create virtual memory with a great mass of hard drive space. And if there is not enough hard drive space available, your applications may fail and your system may just fall down and go boom.

What will you do in this situation?

Generally speaking, the most time-saving and easiest solution is to resize partition with reliable Partition Magic Software. In other words, shrinking other partitions to generate some free space and extending the low disk space drive by using the unallocated space.

Which software to resize partition?

According to the experiences of those who have used partition software to resize partition, Norton Partition Magic 8 and Partition Assistant are considered as the most popular and safest programs which can guarantee the safety of data.

How to resize partition with Norton Partition Magic?

As we know that Partition Magic is a computer program for hard drive partitioning. It is the first partition software which was made by PowrQuest. But it belongs to Symantec now. The final and newest version Partition Magic 8.0 allows you to resize partition on Windows 98/NT/ME/2000/XP.

Step1: Launch Partition Magic, click the partition you want to resize and hit "Resize a partition" on the left side.

Partition Magic

Step2: In the pop-up window, enter the size you desire into the box and click "Next".

Resize Partition

Step3: Click "Apply".

How to resize partition by using Partition Magic Server Software?

As Partition Magic for Server, Partition Assistant Server Edition is an all-in-one Server partition manager software. With its user-friendly interface, it's easy and simple for you to perform basic and advanced features without losing data. For example, you can create, delete, format partition, resize/move partition, extend NTFS system partition without rebooting computer, copy partition/disk to back up data, etc.

The followings will introduce how to resize partition step by step:

Step1: Launch Partition Assistant Server.

Partition Assistant

Step2: Click D: partition. Position your mouse pointer on the left borderline of D: partition and drag it rightwards to shrink D: partition. Then you will find some unallocated space behind system C: drive.

Resize D: Partition

Step3: Click system C: drive. Position your mouse pointer on the right borderline of system C: drive and drag it rightwards to extend system partition.

Extend System C: Drive

Step4: Click "Apply". After that, you will find system C: drive has been extended and D: partition has been shrunk.

Click Apply

From above we can conclude that resize partition with Partition Assistant Server Edition can be completed easily and safely.

You can choose the appropriate partition resize software based on your needs and Operating Systems. Now download partition magic free trial and try!

Tips: For Enterprise users, Unlimited Edition provides unlimited usage within one company to save money, namely, you can install it on multiple machines in your company to maximize business productivity whilst minimizing the total cost of management.

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