When speaking of disk partition management, maybe at once you come into mind is that Windows 7, Vista and Server 2008 include a built-in functionality in Disk Management to shrink and expand partitions. As we know, typically, you might barge up against for some reasons, such as “Extend Volume” option is grayed out unavailable, or there is no contiguous unallocated space next to the system partition etc. If your system is Windows xp, 2000 and 2003, there are no ways to resize/extend/shrink partition due to no built-in partition utility in these OSs. Therefore, a third party partition manager software is demanded for extending system drive.
A good system drive partition is extremely crucial on a hard disk with Windows system along with programs built inside it. Typically, a drive letter “C” is owned by system partition. This partition will have an effect on the system functionality of the computer and the working rate of programs and applications. As a result, as long as you’re running out of disk space on a system drive C partition, it’s important to figure out how to get extra free space to improve the system partition.
You might discover a lot of partition manager services within the broad market. Several partition tools can merely build, remove and format partition, to choose trustworthy and simple to operate partition product is not an easy path. However, MiniTool Partition Wizard is a great partition tool that you wanted. Partition Assistant Home Edition to be a trustable partition free software is your best option if you want to deal with your disk partition by using some useful functions such as resize/move partition, extend/shrink partition, create/delete/format partition and a lot more functions. This free version (Home Edition) will perfectly work with Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7 Operating Systems (32bit only). Partition Assistant Professional Edition and Server Edition are especially designated for advanced users and Windows server users in an effort to give greater 64bit and server support.
We have a user with 60GB hard drive on his computer. He inform us that the system drive C partition is lack of free space (only 500MB free space), which usually guide that the application programs is operating slowly. Thus he needs to increase the system drive volume, but this was unable to do that through making use of Windows built-in disk manager. Google with partition manager, the free Partition Assistant can be found casually, thus he correctly resize his Windows system partition, have more free space and improve system efficiency.
In the Partition Assistant, it most shining point is that it is able to resize/extend/shrink/move system drive partition without any losing data. It is high-efficient during the process of resizing system drive for it adopts extra capability to analyze sector-grade data to boost speed.