Resize Disk Partition without Reformatting

Summary

This tutorial helps Windows users resize disk partition without formatting or reformatting when the partition shows low disk space alert.

Andrew Wright

March 20, 2014

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Resize Disk Partition with Partition Software

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Whether the disk partition is running on low disk space or has a lot of free disk space, you may be able to resize the disk partition without reformatting. You may shrink a partition which has lots of free disk space to create an unallocated volume. And you may also extend a partition when it runs on low disk space. All you need to do is to employ a partition software. IM-Magic Partition Resizer is capable of resizing disk partition without reformatting or losing any data.

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How to Extend Disk Partition without Reformatting?

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How to redistribute disk space in Windows Server 2003

Step 1:
Download, install and launch IM-Magic Partition Resizer on your computer. Right click a partition that has enough free disk space and choose "Resize/Move" option.

Step 2:
Move the arrow to shrink the selected partition, and then an unallocated volume will be created.

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Shrink other large partition to produce free space for C drive

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Step 3:
Move the unallocated volume close to the partition you want to extend. Right click the partition and choose "Resize/Move" option.

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Right click c drive to get started with extending c

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Step 4:
Move the arrow to increase the size of selected partition and then click "Apply" button.

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Extend System Partition due to Low Disk Space Warning

Extend a partition, especially extend system partition is always required when it shows low disk space warning to improve the computer performance and speed. If you are Windows 7/Vista/2008 user, you may resize disk partition by running Windows built-in Disk Management tool. If you are Server 2003 user, you may also resize disk partition with help of Diskpart command. However, both Disk Management and Diskpart command have its limitations. Especially if you want to extend a system partition, the Windows built-in tool might be helpless.


When you cannot extend system partition with help of Disk Management tool or Diskpart command, you may need a third-party partition manager tool. IM-Magic Partition Resizer is helpful in extending system partition on all Windows operating system. You may run IM-Magic Partition Resizer Free to extend system partition on Windows Vista/XP/7/8 OS, and you can run IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to increase the size of system partition on Windows Server OS such as Windows Server 2003, SBS 2003, Windows 2008, Windows 2003 R2, Windows 2008 R2 and so on.

Shrink and Move Partition on Windows Vista//XP/7/8/Server

IM-Magic Partition Resizer has different editions, which are available for different Windows OS. You just need to download the proper edition of the software which can be compatible with your computer. In addition to extend disk partition, you can also shrink and move partition with IM-Magic Partition Resizer. You can extend or shrink either system partition or data partition for any reason besides low disk space problem. If there is unallocated volume on your computer, you can easily move the volume close to the partition you want to extend.

Resize Disk Partition without Reformatting

Partitions were created when a hard drive is first installed on your computer, and a certain size was allocated to each partition at the same time. However, along with the daily changes on your computer with more and more data stored, you may need to resize the disk partition. Reformatting is a process to free disk space by erasing data stored on the partition, but the size of the partition cannot be changed. If you don’t want to lose the files store on the partition, you need to use partition software to increase the size of the partition instead of reformatting it. IM-Magic Partition Resizer is such partition software which enables you to extend a system partition or data partition without formatting the disk, so you don’t need to worry about any data loss from the disk partition.

Resize Disk Partition Safely, Efficiently without Rebooting

Safely, IM-Magic Partition Resizer can provide 100% safe guarantee which will never hurt your disk partition or data stored on the partition. The software won’t touch files stored on the disk in the resizing process. Even if computer turns off mistakenly during the resizing, the disk data can still keep intact after rebooting the computer. Efficiently, IM-Magic Partition Resizer allows you to resize disk partition without rebooting no matter it is NTFS partition or FAT32 partition. All changes can be committed and executed in a short time.


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