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Resize/Move Partitions to Solve Low Disk Space Issue with EaseUS Partition Master

Updated on Nov 30, 2018 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 particular 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.

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 Windows 10 is supported

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

How to Extend a Partition

 

Step 1: Launch EaseUS Partition Master

Run partition manager software

Step 2: Free up space to extend partition

If the hard drive has enough unallocated space to extend the target partition, jump to Step 3 and continue.

If not, free up space first:
1. Right-click on a partition next to the target partition and select "Resize/Move".
2. Drag the partition ends to free up space, leaving enough unallocated space behind the target partition, click "OK".

Free up space to extend partition

Step 3: Extend partition

1. Right-click on the target partition and select "Resize/Move".

Resize target partition

2. Drag the target partition handle into the unallocated space to extend partition.

Add space to the target partition

Step 4: Keep all changes

Click the "Execute Operation" button and click "Apply" to keep all changes.

Keep all changes for extending partition

How to Shrink a Partition

 

Step 1: Install and launch EaseUS Partition Master

On the main window, right-click on the partition that you want to shrink and select "Resize/Move".

Run EaseUS Partition Master

Step 2: Adjust partition size

To shrink a partition, use your mouse to drag one of its ends to shrink partition space.

Adjust partition size

You can also adjust the partition size box to shrink the target partition.
Click "OK" to continue.

Confirm to decrease partition

Step 3: Shrink partition

Click the "Execute Operation" button and "Apply" to keep all changes.

Keep changes
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 Windows 10 is supported

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