How to Merge Partitions in Windows 7/8/10/server 2012/2014--Best Partition Magic Resize Tool

Summary

Do you want to use Partition Magic to merge partitions in windows 7/8/10/server 2012/2014 when your computer hard disk has space problem? You need to know that Partition Magic is only for Windows XP, but don’t worry, this article will tell you three ways to easily resize your disk partitions without any data loss or data transferring problem, and we will also introduce you other partitions merge tool for you to work on Windows 7/8/10/server 2003/2008/2012/2016. Lets see how.

Andrew Wright

12/06/2018

by Andrew Wright

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Why You Need Partition Magic to Merge Partitions on Windows

"I have an unallocated partition space in my computer, I wonder how can I merge this unallocated space with another partition?"

This question is from Nancy, and it is also a common problem for most PC users that how to manage disk partition and make full use of the disk partition.

Sometimes you may want to merge an unallocated space with another partition which is almost full, sometimes you may want to separate a partition into two small partitions to save your work files and videos. Don’t worry, it is not a difficult work. I will show you the way.

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How to Merge Unallocated Partitions Space without Software

Unallocated space means the partition space which is free to use, you can write data on it and merge it with another partition. How can we make full use of the unallocated partition space? You can merge the unallocated space into C drive or other partition which need to storage a lot of data on it. Partition resize tools can help you make it easily, but if you don’t want to install a software, you can also try system function, like CMD command line Diskpart, Disk management tool.

Merge Partitions with Disk Management Tool

Under disk management in Windows Vista/7/8/10 and Server 2008/2012/2016, you can complete some basic command to your disk partition, such as delete, extend, shrink the partitions. You can follow the steps to merge an unallocated partition into C drive.

Steps to merge partitions:

Step1: Right-click computer, click "manage", choose "Disk Management".

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Step2: Right-click C drive, choose "Extend Volume".

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Step3: Select the unallocated partition space, confirm and click"finish"option.

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Merge Partitions with CMD Diskpart

If the Disk Management function doesn’t work out, you can also try to merge partition with CMD Diskpart in windows XP and Server 2003.

Steps to merge partitions:

Step1: Run CMD.

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Step2: Type "diskpart" in the window.

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Step3: Type "list volume".

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Step4: Type "select volume I" (I is the drive letter of the partition you want to merge with another unallocated partition.)

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Step5: Type "extend".

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Then the unallocated partition will be merged into the I drive.

Attention:This solution has some limitations.

1. Unallocated partition should be adjacent to another partition you want merge with.

2. All the other drives can not use the Unallocated partition.

3. This solution is for windows XP and Server 2003, it may not work out in other system.

Merge Partitions with Partition Magic Tool

Partition Magic 8.0.5 Merge Partitions

There are so much partition resize software in the market, Partition Magic 8.0.5 is one of them, it can merge partitions well for you in Windows XP, if your computer operation system is Windows XP, you can use Partition Magic to merge partitions.

Partition Magic Software Merge Partitions for Windows 7/8/10

For Windows PC users, there is a nice partition magic merge partitions software you can try. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Free Edition is a 100% safe freeware which can merge partitions for you easily.

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Follow the instructions to merge partitions:

Step1: Run the software and select the drive you want to merge. For example, if you want to emerge C drive and H drive, right-click the C drive, choose "Merge Partition".

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Step2:Choose the partitions you want to merge, choose C and H drive, and set the location to save all the partition, you can choose C.

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Step3: Apply the changes. Confirm the performance on your disk partitions.

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Partition Magic Software Merge Partitions for Windows server 2003/2008/2012/2016

If your computer use Windows server system, you can try IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server Edition.

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The instructions are the same as Free Edition.

Notice:

If you want to merge two partitions which are not adjacent, the steps are a little different. You need to move the space from one partition to next to another partition. You can follow the steps.

In the solutions I mentioned above, the partition merge software is the easiest and effective way, if you don’t want to spend too much time on it, you can try it first. Hope that helps.

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