How to Manage System Partition in Windows 10

System partition is important for each computer, so it is necessary to reasonably and properly manage system partition space on Windows 10. You need to manage system partition properly in order to ensure that your computer is able to run normally. You need to manage disk space on system partition in Windows 10 in order to prevent low disk space alert message. Usually, you can manage system partition space on Windows 10 either relying on Windows 10 built-in Disk Management tool or a partition manager for Windows 10.

Manage Disk Space on Windows 10 System Partition

It is important to ensure that system partition has enough free space so that your computer can keep a good performance. Therefore, it is necessary to manage disk space on system partition if you want to ensure that your computer can run fast and smoothly.
Here is something you can do to manage disk space on system partition on Windows 10

1. You can delete unnecessary files or uninstall unwanted programs on system partition on Windows 10. When you install any program on your computer, you had better not install it on system partition.

2. You can open perform Disk Cleanup on system partition on Windows 10 so as to delete some temporary file, cookies, caches, recycle bin files, etc.

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3. You can defragment files on C drive by following the guide: Right click C drive > click Properties > click Tools tab > click Defragment Now > click Analyze

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When the defragment is completed, it will pop up a window showing Defragment is completed for: (C:)

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Pay attention:

1. When you want to delete files on system partition to free up disk space, you should be careful enough to avoid mistakenly deleting system related files.
2. When you no longer need to use a program on Windows 10, you should uninstall it rather than simply deleting the shortcut on desktop.

Format System Partition in Windows 10

It is usually easy to format a volume on Windows 10, but things become difficult when you want to format system partition. Windows 10 system does not allow you to format system partition as easy as formatting other partition, because it might cause system crash after formatting a system partition. Usually, you do not need to format system partition unless you need to reinstall system. You can format system partition when you reinstall Windows 10 operating system, but you had better backup data before formatting this partition.

Free to Expand C Drive on Windows 10

In most case, people want to manage disk space on system partition on Windows 10 because system partition is running out of disk space. You may want to resize hard drive on Windows 10 so as to add more free space on C drive.

Usually, you have two choices to increase size of C drive on Windows 10:

1. You can go to Windows 10 Disk Management to resize hard disk. Under Windows 10 Disk Management, you can shrink volume to create some unallocated space and then add the unallocated space to system partition.

2. You can search a partition tool that is able to work on Windows 10 to redistribute disk space. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Free is a freeware for all Windows users, so you can use it to manage disk space on C drive on Windows 10. This partition software enables you to add free space from another partition to C drive when C is running on low disk space on Windows 10. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Free provides an easy and secure solution for disk space management on both system partition and data partition on Windows 10.

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