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How to shrink Windows 10 partition?

Updated on Dec 07, 2018 by Brithny to Partition Master

Summary:
How to shrink Windows 10 partition without losing data? Reliable partition software to shrink Windows 10 partition is needed, EaseUS Partition Master is the professional partition software which can resize, extend or shrink Windows 10 partition.

Shrink partition with Windows 10 built-in disk management

Windows 10 built-in Disk Management has the ability to shrink volume and extend volume. Just right click on "My Computer", choose "Manage", and you will get a popup window, choose "Disk Management" in the left navigation bar. And then, your hard disk condition will show as follow.

Shrink Partition with Windows 10 Built-in Disk Management

Then you need to right click on the partition which you want to shrink, and choose "Shrink Volume". Then the Windows 10 partition shrink is done.

Shrink Windows 10 partition with EaseUS Partition Master

EaseUS Partition Master is the professional partition management software to extend or shrink Windows 10 partition without data loss. It is addressing the needs of corporate IT administrators to maximize computer performances. Data is totally untouched when extending or shrinking Windows 10 partition.

EaseUS Partition Master offers some attractive features, like extend system partition without reboot, Copy dynamic disk, Create, Delete, Resize/Move, Copy, Merge or Format partition, etc. Unallocated space is needed to extend the rest partition. Shrink a volume nearby and redistribute the unallocated space to extend the system partition. Let's see what it happens!

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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

Besides, partition manager features, EaseUS Partition software also provides some other features like Partition Recovery Wizard to recover deleted or lost partitions, Copy disk & partition wizard to upgrade or backup disk.

From above, we make it easy to shrink Windows 10 partition with EaseUS Partition Master, Besides that, it can also extend system partition, create a partition, and do more in Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP and Windows Server 2012/2008/2003.

In the meanwhile, there is also EaseUS Partition Master Unlimited Edition available to fulfill the needs of large enterprises. By using the bootable CD you needn't install any software on the machine and accomplish partition operations without interfering with the operating system.