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Following is two situations to reduce partition size:
If you have little computer knowledge when you encounter these problems to reduce your partition size, you will look for solution in website and forum. Now you don't take much more time to look for answer, this article will let you know how to reduce partition size.
Windows Vista, Windows 2008 and Windows 7 built in Disk Management can reduce partition size by its "Shrink Volume" feature. However, if you want to extend partition after reducing partition size, there must be some unallocated space behind the partition which you want to extend. Otherwise, you cannot extend partition with unallocated space, because Windows Vista, Windows 2008 and Windows 7 built in Disk Management cannot move partition and let the unallocated space behind the partition which you want to extend. So the third partition manager software is required.
As partition manager software, EaseUS Partition Master can extend partition size and reduce partition size safely with simple operations by its "Resize/Move partition" feature. Besides "Resize/Move partition" feature, EaseUS Partition Master also provides copy partition, copy disk, copy dynamic volume, convert partition, split partition, merge partitions, Convert dynamic disk to basic disk, and partition recovery, etc. to manage your disk partitions more easily and safely. Moreover, EaseUS Partition Master can extend NTFS system partition without reboot.
As free hard disk drive partition manager software, EaseUS Partition Master Free Edition can easily reduce partition size by its "Resize/Move partition" feature under Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8 32/64 bit.
The following is step-by-step instruction to reduce partition size with EaseUS Partition Master Free Edition.
Tips: Before you reduce your partition,we strongly recommend you backup data with free backup software - EaseUS Todo Backup Free or tools built in Operating System.
1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master.
2. Select partition E:, right click it, select "Resize/Move partition" and drag the partition handle leftwards to resize E drive. Then there will be unallocated space behind E: drive.
3. Click OK.
4. Click Apply.
For more detailed information, please visit resizing and moving partitions.