With the wide use of Windows 7, most of us have tried this newest operating system, and we also find some problems at the same time, such as the system warning "You are running out of disk space on Local Disk (C:). To free space on this drive by deleting old or unnecessary files, click here…", computer runs slowly after installing Windows7. Through the analysis of these problems, we can know the "low disk space" and the illogical distribution of the partitions are the main causes. The best solution is to resize partitions in Windows7.
There are two built-in utilities of Windows7, Disk Management and Diskpart, which are used to assist us manage the hard dive well. Like Windows vista, Win7 still has two new functions "extend/shrink volume". We can change the partition size with these two features in some conditions, but they can not solve the partition problems thoroughly. For example, when there is no unallocated space behind the partition that we want to extend, the "Extend Volume" will greyed out.
Although Diskpart can resize partition in Windows7, the use of it is a bit difficult for many green hands, because it needs to remember a lot of different DOS commands. If we type a wrong command by accident, it will destroy the system and some important files and documents.
So the best method is to use a handy and professional partition software. AOMEI Partition Assistant, an all-in-one Windows 7 partition manager, is more advanced and powerful than the mentioned built-in tools. Let's going on to see how it works.
The resize partition of AOMEI software can shrink D partition to generate an unallocated space that behind C drive, while Windows 7 disk manager can' t do that. Therefore, with this software, we can resize partition when there is no unallocated space behind. In addition, it also provides "Move Partition" to change the location of the volumes, "Merge Partition" to merge two existing drives into a bigger one and so many other useful and amazing features. We can preview the main interface of it as below.
All above, it is easy and safe to resize partition in Windows7 with AOMEI Partition Assistant. So please free download it and make it help mange our hard disk well.