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How to resize primary partition with hard disk partition manager software?

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2016-10-14 11:09:17 Posted by Jean to Manage Partition

Summary:
How to resize primary partition - extend or shrink system primary partition? EaseUS Partition Master can easily extend or reduce primary partition to repartition hard drive under Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008/Windows 7/8.

About primary partition

Primary partition, it is a kind of hard disk drive partition just like extended partition and logical partition. Primary partition is a key partition which stores necessary files and data that needed to boot Operating System. We can't run Operating System without it. Therefore, at least one primary partition in one hard disk and a maximum of four primary partitions.

Why do you resize primary partition?

Following is two situations to resize primary partition:

  1. Resize (shrink) primary partition and create new partition for data storage or installing the second Operating System. Usually, there is only one primary partition on the hard disk - the system partition, if you want to create new partition for data storage or installing the second Operating System, reduce partition size is required.
  2. Resize (extend) primary partition to increase its partition size. "Computer is telling me my C drive is full or out of space." Most of the people using computers may encounter this issue now and then. System clean up is temporary solution to solve this issue. If you encounter low disk space issue once again, it is very necessary to extend C drive with partition manager software.

If you have little computer knowledge when you encounter these problems, you may look for solutions from website or forum. Now you don't need to take much more time to look for answers. This article will let you know how to resize primary partition and solve these problem easily with partition manager software.

How to resize primary partition with EaseUS Partition Master?

As magic hard drive partition manager software, EaseUS Partition Master can extend primary partition or shrink primary partition safely with simple operations by its "Resize/Move partition" feature.

Resize system primary partition

Download and launch EaseUS Partition Master, the only thing you need to do is choose the right partition you want to resize, and then select "Resize/Move partition" to extend, shrink or move it. Backup important data with reliable backup software before doing changes to partition is recommended.

For detailed steps to resize primary partition, please refer to:

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