Now 64 bit Windows 7 Operating System has been the main trend, therefore how to partition Windows 7 64 bit becomes urgent. The terms 32-bit and 64-bit refer to the way how a computer's processor (also called a CPU) to handle information. The 64-bit versions of Windows can utilize more memory than 32-bit versions of Windows. This helps minimize the time spent swapping processes in and out of memory by storing more of those processes in Random access memory (RAM) rather than on the hard disk. This, in turn, can increase overall program performance. This article will guide you step-by-step to partition Windows 7 64 bit partition with free partition manager software - EaseUS Partition Master Free Edition.
So the 64 bit system is an advanced technology compared to 32 bit systems. But many software are still designed for 32 bit system, so they could not completely compatible with the 64 bit systems. Especially for Windows 7 users, if you are using Windows 7 or get ready for Windows 7, you are very likely to encounter this problem that the original system partition is too small, as basic Windows 7 installation partition size is 16GB. So you need to resize partition with Windows 7 partition software. If you use 64 bit Windows 7, you'd better choose the professional 64 bit Windows 7 partition software.
Since 64 bit become more and more popular, how to choose the right partition manager software for 64 bit partition is now a problem. Below are the factors users most concerned:
a. The ability to partition 64 bit Windows 7.
b. Data security during partition.
c. The stability. No one likes to use a program with a lot of errors.
d. Price. Program with high quality at low price is users' favorite.
EaseUS Partition Master Free is released with both 32 and 64 bits systems supported, either for 64 bit Windows 7 users or for home users who want to partition Windows 7 32 bit system for free and most importantly it is free for Windows home users (32 bit and 64 bit). Except Free Edition, we also offer you other editions: professional, server and unlimited edition to satisfy different needs.
After you figure out whether your computer is 32 bit or 64 bit Operating System, EaseUS Windows 7 64 bit partition manager might be a good choice for you to partition Windows 7 64 bit hard drive disk. EaseUS Partition Master Free Edition works perfectly with Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7 32 and 64 bit systems. Hardware RAID is also supported. This excellent 64 bit partition manager software let you enjoy a wide range of powerful features, such as resizing, moving, copying, creating, deleting, formatting, hiding, unhiding and merging partitions.
Tips: It is important to backup data before resizing partition, because nothing is 100% secure.
Please download the free edition from our website and install. Then just follow the wizard, you will see how to partition the 64 bit Windows 7.
1. After launching the freeware, select the partition you want to extend or shrink. Then right click the mouse and choose "Resize/Move partition".
2. Drag the partition handle to resize E: drive (in this case, it has been shrunk). Then if you want to extend your C: drive and there is no available space behind it, you can move partition E: rightwards in order to let the unallocated space behind the system partition.
3. Select the system partition (C: drive), right click it and select "Resize/Move partition", drag the partition handle rightwards to extend system partition (C: drive).
4. Click Apply.
For more detailed information, please visit resizing and moving partitions.
Following the above steps, you can partition Windows 7 64 bit and Windows 8 hard disk easily and without data loss.
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