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How to increase C drive space or extend C drive?

2016-09-01 13:31:12 Posted by Daisy to Partition Manager

Summary:
How to increase C drive space, extend C drive or system partition? This tutorial shows how to free increase C drive space with EaseUS Partition Master

As applications continue to be installed into the Windows system, one day you may find the system partition (C: drive) does not have enough free disk space, and every time when the system starts, Windows always displays the low disk space warning as: "You are running out of disk space on Local Disk (C:). To free space on this drive by deleting old or unnecessary files, click here..."

Low disk space

In this case, we have to delete the old or unnecessary files to get more free space in order to ensure the normal operations of Windows system. However, deleting files is not the best way, because actually it does not work and you will find C drive is out of space again soon.

How to increase C drive space? To extend C drive, we recommend you to use EaseUS Partition Master. It is the best value partition software for Windows XP/Vista/7/8 and Windows Server 2003/2008/2012. You can perform basic and advanced partition operations on your OS without data loss, including: Resize and Move partitions, Copy Partition, Copy Disk, Copy Dynamic Volume, Create and Delete partitions, Format partitions, Convert partitions, Split partition, Merge partitions, Explore partitions, Hide and Unhide partitions, Set active partition, etc. Changes of server partition can be previewed before applying to hard disk and all data is completely protected during any operation. The most important feature of extending system partition on Windows OS by EaseUS Partition Master is no data loss.

How to increase C drive space with EaseUS Partition Master?

The following is step-by-step instruction to extend system partition (C: drive).

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 the partition behind C, right click it, select "Resize/Move partition" and drag the partition handle leftwards to resize E 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.