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How to Resize/Move partitions with free partition manager?

The resize/Move partition function in EaseUS Partition Master will help you:

  • Extend partition, especially extend system partition to maximize computer performance as well as better manage hard disk usage. This function can help you to solve low disk space problem with ease.
  • Shrink partition for different usage.
  • Make full use of the disk space, especially moving the un-allocated space behind the partition you want to extend.

Guide to resize/move partition with EaseUS Partition Master?

Step 1. Download and install EaseUS Partition Master.

Step 2. Use Rezie/move partition feature in EaseUS Partition Master to extend partition, shrink partition and move partition.

There are three cases when you want to resize (extend and shrink) and move an existing NTFS or FAT partition on a single hard drive, removable device like flash drive, memory card as belows:

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Case 1: How to extend a partition?

There are two solutions to extend a partition: use EaseUS Partitoin Master to extend partition with simple clicks or to extend partitoin with Windows built-in disk management tool. You can read the step-by-step guide and learn how to add space to c drive with ease.

Solution 1 - Extend partition with EaseUS Partition Master

When there is no unallocated space behind system C drive, follow next steps:

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master.

2. Choose the partition behind C drive and select "Resize/Move partition".

Resize D: drive

3. Position the mouse pointer on the left partition handle to shrink the partition.

Adjust D: drive

4. Click OK. Then there is unallocated space on the right side of C: drive.

5. Repeat step 2 and 3. Position the mouse pointer on the right handle of C: drive to extend it.

Enlarge C: drive

6. Click Apply.

When there is unallocated space behind system C drive, follow next steps:

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master.

2. Right click C: drive and select "Resize/Move partition".

Resize E: drive

3. Position the mouse pointer on the right partition handle. Drag the handle to rightwards to extend C drive and click Ok. Click Apply.

Specific information of E: drive

Solution 2 - Extend partition with Windows disk managnement tool

Windows Disk Management

Step 1. Go to computer iCon, right-click it and choose Manage.

Setp 2. At the letf side, click Storage and Disk Management.

Step 3. Right click the partition behind system drive and choose Delete Volume.
Now the partition behind system drive becomes unallocated. You need to be sure that the deleted partition does not contain important data. Or you need to move data to otehr partitions firstly.

Step 4. Right-click system drive and choose Extend Volume and click Next.
Then you need to specify the size that you want to add to system partition and click Next. At last, click Finish.

Case 2: How to shrink a partition?

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master.

2. Select a partition, right click it and select "Resize/Move partition".

Resize D: drive

3. Position the mouse pointer on the left partition handle. Drag the handle rightwards to shrink it.

Specific information of D: drive

4. Click OK. You will preview the decreased partition on the disk map.

Final Effect of partitionning

5. Click Apply.

Case 3. How to move a partitoin?

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master.

2. Move the mouse to the pane at the botton of the interface, when the cursor become a cross crux, drag the partition that you want to move afterwards, the unallocated space will be before this partition.
The precondition to move partition is that you must have unallocated partition in your disk.

3. Click Apply to keep all changes.

Tips: If your system fails to boot, please create WinPE bootable disk to manage your hard disk partitions, such as resize/move your partitions or remove gpt disk partition.

You can also use "Merge partition" of EaseUS Partition Master to merge the adjacent partitions into a bigger one when one of them runs out of space.

Follow the video to resize/move partitions

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