How to split partition

Daisy updated on Sep 10, 2020 to Partition Master Guide | How-to Articles

Many people want to split partition into several partitions for different usages, because there is only one partition (system partition) on the hard disk, EaseUS Partition Master can easily split partition without data loss.

To split partition G to two partitions:

Step 1: Download EaseUS Partition Master and install it.

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 Windows 10 is supported

After that, launch EaseUS Partition Master.

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Step 2: Resize partition you want to split. Drag the right borderline of partition leftwards on the disk map of main window.

Shrink the partition by dragging on disk map

Step 3: Click OK, and then there will be some unallocated space.

Unallocated space

Step 4: Create one or more partitions with the unallocated space.

Create more partitions with the unallocated space

Step 5: After applying the changes, you successfully split the partition into two partitions

Besides splitting partition, EaseUS Partition Master can also merge partitions.

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 Windows 10 is supported

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why Choose EaseUS Partition Master?

"I've used Partition Master Professional many times to create, delete, format, move, rename, and resize partitions."PCWorld

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"I love that the changes you make with EaseUS Partition Master Free aren't immediately applied to the disks. It makes it way easier to play out what will happen after you've made all the changes."Lifewire

Will the "Migrate OS" feature transfer the Windows system files only or the whole C drive?

To ensure that the migrated system will boot normally, the Migrate OS feature will transfer all the files in the system and the boot partitions. Generally, the boot partition is the C drive so the transfer will include all the files in C.

Does EaseUS Partition Master license apply to multiple computers?

The license of Partition Master Professional and Server editions can be used on 1 computer only, while that for for the Technician and Unlimited editions can be used on multiple machines.

What is the difference between EaseUS Partition Master Trial version and the Free version?

Free is for home users only, with most basic functions available such as partition resize and clone. While trial can help you understand how this product works and test what a full license can do on a business or server OS machine.

Will it cause any data loss after resizing the partition in EaseUS Partition Master?

Generally, it will not cause any data loss or boot issue by resizing a partition. However, in order to protect your data, we suggest that you backup the partition before resizing, in case of any unexpected situations such as power outages, computer hardware failures, etc. You can use EaseUS Todo Backup to backup the partition and its trial version is fully functioned for 30 days.

What should I prepare before resizing the partition?

On the partition that is going to be operated, there might be some files being occupied by other programs. To ensure a successful operation, we suggest that you close all the unnecessary software before resizing that partition. Otherwise, EaseUS Partition Master will detect the partition being locked by the other software and require a reboot to resize the partition under boot mode.

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Video Tutorial

How to Partititon a Hard Drive on Windows 10/8/7