As we all know, no matter what operating system you are using, it is significant to do disk management well, so does Windows 10 disk management. For those who are familiar with Windows utilities, they find it is easy to use Disk Management utility to do these things. However, we can’t ignore this tool can only cope with some simple problems, and will lead to data loss at in most cases.
Take a look at what Disk Management offers when you select a partition, a volume, a basic disk and a dynamic disk:
You can see some features are greyed out in each right-click menu. Yes this means that these features are out of service due to some reasons. For example: when you right click the C drive to solve low disk space warning, you may find Extend Volume is greyed out because there is no unallocated space following the C drive immediately. The similar cases are so many thus we are going to cover all of them here. In this post, we just want to introduce a powerful yet free Windows 10 partition manager to make disk management Windows 10 easy.
MiniTool Partition Wizard is a five-star Windows 10 disk manager that can be used to clone disk, migrate OS, move/resize partition, convert file system without formatting, convert partition style, convert dynamic disk to basic, etc…This all-in-one partition manager is rather easy to operate and has earned great reputation all over the world. Now download this freeware to have a try. Works for Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10.
After launch this program, what comes to the first sight is the disk map that lies on the middle pane. See all important information is listed there. You can select each partition or disk to view all available features in the left action panel.
Take extend C drive for example. As we have just mentioned: Extend Volume of Windows 10 Disk Management will not working if there is no unallocated space following the C drive immediately. But for MiniTool Partition Wizard, this is really not a consideration.
Right click C drive and choose “Extend Volume“, then in the pop-up smaller window, drop down the selection box to choose were you want to take free space to extend partition C. also you are enabled to drag the button to decide how much free space you want. After doing these job, click “OK” to go back to the main interface to hit “Apply“. Thus, extend C drive will be finished under boot mode.
After reading this article, you know Windows 10 disk management can be finished easily and safely with the help of MiniTool Partition Wizard. If you also have some troubles in managing Windows 10 disk partitions, you can download this freeware to help you.