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How to add space to C drive to increase C drive size?

Why need add space to C drive?

Case 1: "I have an 18GB disk drive that has been split into partitions: C: and D:. C: has about 4GB and D: has about 14GB. However, my C: drive is running out of space. How can I add space to C drive from D?"

Case 2: "I am running windows 2000 server, the C: Drive is only a 4 GB partition and 60GB on its D: Drive. How can I add space to C drive so I can do Windows updates and install a program?"

Case 3: "Well when I reformatted my computer I ended up making 2 partitions. I realized how useless the second one was so I deleted it. How can I now add space to C drive?"

Solution for how to add space to C drive

There have been a number of questions about how to add space to C drive. Windows Vista, Windows 2008 or Windows 7 Disk Management can add space to C drive. But there must be continuous space behind C drive. Otherwise, you cannot increase C drive size with it, as Windows Vista, Windows 2008 or Windows 7 Disk Management cannot move partition to let continuous space behind the C drive which you want to extend. However, a magic partition manager, EaseUS partition software, can easily add more disk space for system partition to increase C drive size without data loss.

How to add space to C drive with EaseUS Partition Master?

EaseUS Partition Master can add space to C drive with simple operations by its "Resize/Move partition" feature. Want to extend system partition (C: drive)? Just follow the steps below.

Add space to system c drive partition

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master.

When there is unallocated space behind the system partition (C: drive), you only need two steps to add space to system C drive partition:

2. Right click the system partition and choose "Resize/Move partition" to extend it.

3. Click "Apply" to save all changes.

When there is no unallocated space behind the system C drive partition, you need to add one step before extend it:

Shrinking the partition behind C: to make unallocated space by using "Resize/Move partition". After this operation, you can use the method mentioned above to finish adding space to system partition safely.

Follow the Video Tutorial to Add Space to System Drive

Besides Partition Manager, EaseUS Partition Master provides Partition Recovery and Disk and Partition Copy features. It is a complete solution to solve your MBR and GPT disk and partition problems like how to convert MBR disk to GPT disk.

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