How to Move Partition in Windows 10/8/7? [New]
Steps to Move Partition in Windows 10:
- 1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master and choose a partition with free space.
- 2. Use Resize/Move to drag partition handle to reduce its size.
- 3. Right-click target partition and choose Resize/Move.
- 4. Drag its handle to merge unallocated space into this partition.
- 5. Click OK to confirm and Execute the operation.
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Why Need Move Partition in Windows 10
Hi guys, do you know how to move partition Windows 10? Why? According to some computer users' feedback, sometimes it can be really annoying when we have no way to move the partition in Windows 10. But why we need to move a partition?
To make full use of computer space while managing partitions. When your computer partitions go out of space, the computer running speed will slow down and the system will warn you with "low disk space" notice. To solve such a problem, the basic solution is to extend the partition or increase partition space. Other partition management tasks including merge, combine or increase partition size all need enough unallocated space. When there is not enough unallocated space right behind the to-be-managed partition, to move partition which is not allocated yet is exactly what you should do.
How to Move Partition in Windows 10
Then how to easily move partition in Windows 10? I want to move my partition E which is empty now behind partition D so as to enlarge D drive which is running out of space now. So how can I complete this job?
As Disk Management doesn't support resizing or moving partition, reallocating disk space, users have to delete partition instead of moving partition. Is there a tool that can directly move partitions so to re-allocate disk space?
Sure! A professional partition tool, offered by the EaseUS software, named EaseUS Partition Master can help. This tool is aiming to produce professional solutions for managing partitions under different Windows OS including Windows 10.
#1. Move Partition Space to Extend Drive in Windows 10
If you tend to move free partition space to extend a target partition, try the following steps:
Step 1. Locate the Target Partition
To start extending partition, you should first launch EaseUS Partition Master and locate the target partition which you would like to extend.
Step 2. Extend the Target Partition
1. Right-click on the target partition which you would like to extend and select "Resize/Move".
2. Drag the partition panel rightward or leftward to add unallocated space into your current partition and click "OK" to confirm.
3. If there is no or not enough unallocated space on your disk, use the advanced partition resizing function to directly allocate free space from other partitions to the target drive without deleting or formatting.
Find the "Allocate XX space from" option, then click "Select partition". Choose the partition from which you want to allocate space. Drag the partition panel rightward or leftward to resize the partition you want to extend. Then click "OK" to confirm.
Step 3. Execute Operations to Extend Partition
Click the "Execute Operation" button and click "Apply" to keep all the changes.
#2. Resize/Move Partition in Windows 10
To resize and move partition so as to shrink or extend a partition, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Locate the drive/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.
Fig. 2 Unallocated space after the drive.
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
Step 3: Apply changes
See? To move the partition in Windows 10 is so easy. You can also apply EaseUS Partition Master to help you solve other more partition problems. And if you wanna try a free version, EaseUS Partition Master Free will offer you free partition tool to manage Windows partition with ease.
#3. Video Tutorial: Resize and Move partition in Windows 10
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