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Resize/move FAT & NTFS hard drive and SSD partition, flash drive, memory card, etc.

2016-08-02 09:37:19 Posted by Daisy to Partition Master Guide

Summary:
EaseUS Partition Master freeware helps free resize HDD and SSD partition (extend partition or shrink partition), move FAT32/NTFS partition in Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7/8 and Windows Server 2000/2003/2008/2012.

Resize/Move partition function in EaseUS Partition Master will help you:

  • Extend partition - extend system partition to maximize computer performance, solve low disk space problem on a certain hard disk partition.
  • Shrink partition - manage disk space better for different usage.
  • Move partition - make the unallocated space behind the partition you want to extend.

How to resize/move partitions with EaseUS Partition Master?

First, download and install EaseUS Partition Master.

When you want to resize (extend and shrink) and move an existing NTFS or FAT partition on a single hard disk drive or SSD, removable device like flash drive, memory card, there are three cases:

How to extend a partition?

Is there any unallocated space behind the partition you need to extend? Please follow solution 1 if no, follow solution 2 if yes.

Solution 1 - Shrink one drive and extend C drive.

1. Run EaseUS Partition Master.

2. Right the drive behind system partition and select "Resize/Move partition".

Resize D: drive

3. Position the mouse pointer on the left partition and shrink it. After click OK, you will find unallocated space on the right side of C: drive.

Adjust D: drive

After decreased D: drive

4. Repeat step 2 and 3. Position the mouse pointer on the right of C: drive to extend it.

Enlarge C: drive

5. Click Apply to complete the process.

Solution 2 - Directly extend C drive when there is unallocated space behind it.

1. Run EaseUS Partition Master, right click C: drive and select "Resize/Move partition".

Resize E: drive

2. Position the mouse pointer on the right of C drive. Drag the handle to rightwards to extend C drive and click Ok.

Specific information of E: drive

3. Click Apply to complete the process.

How to shrink a partition?

1. Run EaseUS Partition Master. Right click it and select "Resize/Move partition".

Resize D: drive

2. Position the mouse pointer on the left partition handle. Drag the handle rightwards to shrink it.

Specific information of D: drive

Decrease D: drive

3. Click OK. You will preview the decreased drive on the disk map.

Final Effect of partitionning

4. Click Apply to complete the process.

Tips: Please create WinPE bootable disk to manage your partitions if it is unavailable to boot the system.