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Extend Primary Partition (C Drive) in Windows 7 without Data Loss

What is the recommended c drive size for Windows 7?

As is known to us all, it has been regarded as a hot topic since Windows 7 released. Then what's the primary partition (C: drive) size for your Windows 7? In fact, it depends on certain factors: what you want or need to do with the computer, where apps, games install and how much RAM you have, etc.

According to my experience, I have a HDD of 120GB and 50GB for Windows 7, the remaining space is for apps, games installation and music, data, files storage. I recommend multiple partitions which has the advantage of giving you flexibility.

Low disk space on C drive what shall we do?

When first partitioning hard drive in Windows 7, you make a small C drive but a large data partition for some reasons. With Windows updates and apps installation increasing, C drive running out of space. It's unnecessary to worry about and consider such case as headache. With Partition Magic for Windows 7 – Aomei Partition Assistant Pro Edition, it is very easy and safe to extend C drive in Windows 7.

How to extend C drive in Windows 7?

With its user-friendly interface, it is extremely easy to use even for beginners. To follow the instruction of extending C drive in Windows 7, please download partition magic for windows 7 demo version and try.

Step1: Launch Aomei Partition Assistant Pro Edition.

Aomei Partition Assistant Pro Edition

Step2: Right-click partition D and select "Resize".


In the pop-up window, drag the left handle rightwards to create unallocated space and click "OK".

Shrink Volume D

Step3: Select C drive. Drag the right handle rightwards to extend C drive.

Extend C Drive Windows 7

Step4: Click "Apply" on the toolbar.

Click Apply

You can see from the tutorial extend C drive in Windows 7 is very easy. Therefore, there is no need to waste your time in considering what the recommended C drive size for Windows 7 is.

What more, as a magic all-in-one Windows 7 partition manager, Aomei Partition Assistant also allows users to create/delete/format partition, clone partition/disk, convert FAT32 to NTFS and wipe unallocated space, etc.

Tips: For 32-bit computer, Aomei Partition Assistant Home Edition is a free all-in-one partition manager software and reliable disk management utility.

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