Partition Hard Drive Windows 10

See a question from
“After installing Win 7 on C: with other programs that partition is getting too close to full. How do I add from logical partition to increase the size of C:?”
Are you troubled by the similar issue? What should you do to address it? In this post, we introduce a best free disk partition manager that helps create/delete/format/resize partition in the easiest way.

Why Partition Hard Drive in Windows 10

As you can see from the above user question, you will need to partition Windows 10 when the C drive is running out of disk space. Besides, you need to shrink a partition if more partitions are needed but no unallocated/free space is on the drive. What’s more, to remove some personal files, you can delete/format/wipe a partition to avoid data leakage.
Luckily, many tools are available to help you partition Windows 10 easily. Among these tools, Windows Disk Management and MiniTool Partition Wizard Free are strongly recommended.
As we know, Disk Management is a built-in disk partition manager that can do many things like create/delete/extend/shrink/format volume. Its clear interface makes all operations easy to go through. However, you will find that sometimes it cannot help you due to its greyed out features. In fact, Disk Management only works for NTFS and FAT partitions. Besides, more limitations are added to appointed features. Leading to some users confused about this tools.
When Disk Management cannot help you, you can totally rely on MiniTool Partition Wizard Free to partition Windows 10. Next, we will show you how to partition C drive Windows 10.

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How Does Partition Wizard Helps Partition Hard Drive in Windows 10

To extend volume Windows 10, you just need to select the C partition to be extended and choose “Extend Volume” from the action panel. Then in the pop-up window, select a partition/unallocated space to take some disk space. Finally, save this change by pressing the “Apply” button.
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To shrink volume Windows 10, also select the C drive to be shrunk and then choose “Move/Resize Partition” from the action panel. Then in the pop-up window, drag the slider bar leftwards to allocate some disk space. Finally, click “Apply” to put this operation into effect.
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Tip: we also recommend using MiniTool Partition Wizard Bootable to extend/shrink C drive in case of an accident.
See! MiniTool Partition Wizard is really easy and very flexible to use. If you want to partition hard drive in Windows 10, do not hesitate to download this free partition manager to have a try!


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