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How to Optimize Windows 7?

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2016-09-23 14:41:20 Posted by Declan Morris to Manage Partition

Your Windows 7 is running out of space and the whole system disk is almost full? Are you trying to find a way to optimize Windows 7 and transfer Windows 7 to a bigger disk so to upgrade the system disk, leaving more available space for your computer? EaseUS software can solve all these problems for you now. Read this article and find the solution in the following passages.

How to optimize Windows 7?

"Have you ever met Windows system disk low space problem? Do you know how to optimize Windows 7 or other Windows systems? My computer recently popped up warning notice frequently, telling me that my computer is running out of space and I have to add more space to optimize Windows 7.

I checked my whole disk, finding out that the whole hard drive is almost full, leaving barely very small space. Can I move the system to a bigger HDD/SSD so to optimize Windows 7?"

Windows system optimization will usually require users to create more available space for system drive. And it’s highly recommended for all users not to store too many data in system C drive. But when your system partition has been occupied with too many data, what can you do to optimize it? Add more space to the system, move data from C drive or delete data? If you have more available, you can add unallocated space to C drive, but apparently, it’s not a wise choice to move or delete data in the system drive. When you delete something from the system drive, some apps may not work properly.  

Solutions to optimize Windows 7

So how to optimize Windows 7? EaseUS software provides professional partition manager software to assist all Windows users upgrade and optimize their systems without any obstacles within only three steps. EaseUS Partition Master is a highly recommended system partition management tool which allows all Windows users to manage their computer partitions without any obstacles. Here in the following, you’ll see two methods provided by EaseUS Partition Master to optimize Windows 7: add unallocated space to system C drive and migrate OS to HDD/SSD.

Solution 1. Optimize Windows 7 by add space to system C drive

This option is designed for those users who still have available free space in computer while Windows 7 C drive is out of space. Install and launch EaseUS Partition Master, follow next video tutorial to add space to C drive and optimize Windows 7 now:

Or you can follow next steps:

1. Right-click the partition that you want to shrink and click "Resize/move partition".

EaseUS Partition Master helps to optimize Windows 7.

2. Shrink size by dragging the partition handle or specify partition size directly so to leave more available space for the system drive. 

EaseUS Partition Master shrinks partition to optimize Windows 7.

3.Then drag all partitions rightwards and leave the unallocated space behind C drive. Then drag C partition handle rightward and extend C drive directly.
Click Apply.

If there is unallocated space on your hard drive, directly follow step 3.

Solution 2. Migrate OS to HDD/SSD and optimize Windows 7

When you have no extra space to be added to system drive, the best solution for this case is to migrate OS to HDD/SSD. To migrate OS to a bigger HDD or SSD will give you a better chance to re-manage computer data and speed up the system. Follow next steps to optimize Windows 7 by migrating system to a bigger disk now:

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master and click "Migrate OS to HDD/SSD".
Select destination disk - new HDD or SSD.

EaseUS Partition Master guides to optimize Windows 7.

2.Click "Delete partitions on the destination disk" and "Next".
If you have data in the new partition, backup firstly. The system migration process requires to delete all partitions on the destination disk.

EaseUS Partition Master guides to optimize Windows 7.

3.Specify partition size and click Finish.
After this, check all system migration disk information, and if it’s all right, click Apply to finish the whole process. Tick the "Shut down the computer after changes are applied."

After doing so, you can replace disk and restart computer or directly add the new disk into your computer and enjoy newly optimized Windows 7 with two disks.