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How to Split Partition Containing Windows 10

Updated on Dec 04, 2018 by Abby Haines to Partition Manager

Summary:
Failed to split system partition in Windows 10 with Disk Management? EaseUS partition tool can help you do it easily without converting the disc to a dynamic drive.

Can I Split System Partition in Windows 10

"I had a Dell laptop, and two days ago, I upgraded it from Windows 7 to Windows 10. There are only two partitions: one is C drive, and another is D drive, which is not so convenient. So I want to partition my C drive. Is that possible?? If yes, how can I do it? I need your suggestion, thanks!"

Usually, you can easily split a partition with the Disk Manager built into Windows 10. But the system partition seems to be an exception. If you have ever tried it, you might know that during the process, the Disk Manager always ask you to create a dynamic drive. It's not a good idea. So you have to find another way. Now, you can try EaseUS partition tool. It is a reliable solution to split the system partition in Windows 10 without converting the disc to a dynamic drive. 

Simple Steps to Split C Drive in Windows 10 with Easeus Partition Manager

EaseUS partition manager is a good program for making general changes to hard drive partitions while Windows is running. It is available for creating, deleting, formatting, and resizing partitions. So whenever you failed to split system partition in Windows 10 using Disk Management, you can try it. Just simple steps are needed. 

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 Windows 10 is supported

 

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