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Fix 'Can't Resize Partition with GParted' Error in 3 Steps

Updated on Dec 19, 2018 by Tracy King to Partition Master

GParted is can’t resize NTFS partition nor remove partition in Windows PC? Don’t worry if you can’t extend or shrink partition with Gparted. Follow to see how to fix 'Can’t resize partition with GParted' error within 3 simple steps with the best free GParted alternative tool here now.

I can’t resize or move partition with GParted, help!

"How many of you guys are using GParted to create a partition, resize or move partitions in Windows PC now? 
I recently upgraded my computer into Windows 10 Creators, and everything works so great. But the partition which I use for saving data and backups is almost full. Then I tried to use GParted to resize and extend the partition in my PC. Guess what? Nothing worked!

I couldn’t run use GParted to resize and extend my D: drive nor move the unallocated space behind partition D. Disk Management tool can only extend or resize partition, but cannot move the partition or free space. Now GParted won’t do the job either. Do you have any other ways or tools for recommendation to get my problem fixed?"

Though Windows users highly praise GParted for its excellent performance for resizing or moving partitions in Windows PC. However, GParted may also bring problems to users when it fails to work or not responding. How to fix GParted can’t resize partition error?

Fix GParted can’t resize/move partition with free GParted tool

If GParted can’t resize partition, move partition or format partition in Windows 10/8/7, relax! Powerful partition manager software - EaseUS Partition Master Free, GParted alternative free tool will help you fix this issue effectively.

Free partition manager software - EaseUS Partition Master Free supports you to effectively resize partition and move partition in Windows 10/8/7 PCs with simple clicks. All you need is to free download and install it on your PC, then follow below tutorial steps to resize or move within a few simple steps.

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3 steps to fix GParted can’t resize partition error
Resize/move partition with free GParted alternative tool


Step 1: Locate the drive/partition

Which drive/partition do you want to adjust its size? Right-click on it and choose "Resize/Move".

choose the partition

Step 2: Resize the partition

You can either shrink the selected partition or extend it.

To shrink the partition, simply use your mouse to drag one of its ends into unallocated space. Expand the "Advanced Settings" list, where you can see the exact disk space for each partition. Once done, click "OK".

Fig. 1 Unallocated space before the drive.

drag the mouse leftwards to resize partition

Fig. 2 Unallocated space after the drive.

drag the mouse rightwards to resize partition

To extend the partition, make sure that there is unallocated space aside (if there isn't, follow the above steps to create some). In the same way, drag your mouse towards the unallocated space. Click "OK".

Fig. 3 Add unallocated space into the partition

drag the mouse towards unallocated space

Step 3: Apply changes

At this step, you will see the new disk partition information & diagram.

disk partition information after resizing

To save changes, click the "Execute Operation" button and then "Apply".

apply changes to the partition

Besides resizing or moving partition, EaseUS partition tool can also help you check and repair partition, delete or create a partition and other more features for you to free apply and manage partitions in Windows PC.