We know that most partitions of Windows XP are NTFS partition. System partition is FAT32 partition due to historical reasons. For Windows XP users, it is necessary to split FAT32 partition for reducing partition capacity. In this situation, some users do not know how to split FAT32 partition. Actually, the reason is very simple. Users who are familiar with file system know cluster size of FAT32 partition is quite related to partition capacity. To be specific, the larger FAT32 partition is, and the larger cluster size is. we all know that the larger cluster size is, and the more space will be wasted. In order to save partition space, we can split FAT32 partition to reduce cluster size. However, it is not easy to split FAT32 partition, because most partition magic is unable to split partition, let alone system built-in disk management tool. But now, there is no need to worry about splitting FAT32 partition, because the famous software development company MiniTool Solution Ltd. has added the function Split Partition to MiniTool Partition Wizard, a professional partition magic. So, if users want to split FAT32 partition or split other kinds of partition, please select this partition magic.
Split FAT32 partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard
Before using this partition magic to split FAT32 partition, we should download it from its official websitehttp://www.partitionwizard.com, and then install it to computer. After installation, launch it to get its main interface:
This is the main interface of the professional partition magic MiniTool Partition Wizard. To split FAT32 partition, we need to select the FAT32 partition which needs splitting and click “Split Partition” to enter its operating interface:
Here, we can drag the button boxed with red line rightwards or leftwards to determine partition size of original partition and new partition. Of course, we can get the same effect through inputting exact value to corresponding textbox. Then, click “OK” to go back to main interface:
Now, we can see the FAT32 partition has been split to 2 partitions. If we want to get the same effect on Windows XP, we need to click “Apply” button to apply all operations to computer. After that, the work to split FAT32 partition is accomplished completely.
Splitting partition is just one of functions of MiniTool PartitionWizard. If you want to know more details. Pls visit their official website.