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How to add disk space to C drive or system partition

2014-12-03 10:27:52 Posted by Daisy to Partition Manager

Summary:
How to add disk space to C drive to increase C drive space when the system C drive is out of space? Magic partition manager - EaseUS Partition Master can easily add disk space to C drive by extending C drive.

Cases to add disk space to C drive

"I have an 18GB disk drive that has been split into partitions: C: and D:. C: has about 4GB and D: has about 14GB. However, my C: drive is running out of space. How can I add disk space to C drive from D?"

Windows Vista, Windows 2008, Windows 7 or Windows 8 built-in disk management can add disk space to C drive. But there must be continuous space behind C drive. Otherwise, you cannot increase C drive space with it, as Windows Vista, Windows 2008, Windows 7 or Windows 8 built-in disk management cannot move partition to let continuous space behind the C drive which you want to extend. However, a magic partition manager, EaseUS Partition Master, can easily add more disk space for system partition to increase C drive size without data loss.

Magic partition manager - EaseUS Partition Master

As magic partition manager, EaseUS Partition Master can extend system partition, resize/move partition, convert partition, convert dynamic disk to basic disk, copy partition, copy disk, copy dynamic volume, split partition, merge partitions, etc. under Windows XP/Vista/7/8 and Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, with MBR and GPT disk supported. EaseUS Partition Master Free is free partition manager to add disk space to C drive for Windows XP/Vista/7/8, both 32 bit and 64 bit Home users.

How to add space to C drive with EaseUS Partition Master?

EaseUS Partition Master can add disk space to C drive with simple operations by its "Resize/Move partition" feature. Want to extend system partition (C: drive)? Just follow the steps below.

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master.

EaseUS partition manager software

If there is no unallocated space behind the system partition, please follow the below steps. If there is unallocated space behind the system partition, please directly go to step 4.

2. Select partition behind C drive and right click it. Select "Resize/Move partition" and drag the partition handle leftwards to resize the drive. Then there will be unallocated space

Resize/Move partitions

3. Move the drive rightwards to let the unallocated space be behind the system partition (C: drive) and click OK.

Shrink partition

4. Select the system partition (C: drive), right click it and select "Resize/Move partition", drag the partition handle rightwards to extend system partition (C: drive).

add space to c drive

5. Click Apply.

Besides Partition Manager, EaseUS Partition Master provides Partition Recovery and Disk and Partition Copy features. It is a complete solution to solve your MBR and GPT disk and partition problems. Of course, EaseUS Partition Master provides different editions to different users, please refer to Edition Comparison.