How to resize partition on windows XP/vista/7/8 and windows server 2003/2008 with Macrorit Disk Partition Expert

This article introduce you an easy and safe way to resize partition step by step with Macrorit Disk Partition Expert, as follows I will start with my windows XP PC as an example. You can also use this way to partition windows vista/7/8 and windows server 2003/2008/2008-R2/2012.Support both 32 and 64 bits!

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Case 1: Shrink the partition size (Shrink partition D: ie,)

  1. Launch the Macrorit Disk Partition Expert , you'll see all detail information of the partition and disk as shown

    Main interface
  2. Select the partition you want to resize, D partition for example, right-click the partition to access a shortcut menu. And then select Resize/Move Volume button from the menu.
  3. You will see the popup window like the following screenshot.

    • "Volume size" displays the current partition size
    • "unallocate space before" represent unallocated space is on the left of partition D.
    • "unallocate space after" is represent unallocated space is on the right of partition D

    Set the space of system partition D to destination size 45053M (shrink 1G=1024M), Move the mouse to the other input box and left-click, the data of "unallocate space before" will show the correct size automatical. You can also set the size of "unallocate space before" instead. And then click "OK" button.
    Then we can see the drive has been successfully shrinked 1G.

    shrink_d_drive

  4. In the end, Click "Commit" button to apply changes.

    apply

Case 2: Extend partition size (system partition C as an example)

  1. Make sure there are unallocated space besides the partition you want to resize on the hard drive. If not, please Shrink the partition size to get some unallocated space. You can follow the guide of Case 1
  2. select the partition C you want to resize, right-click the partition to access a shortcut menu. And then select Move/Resize button from the menu.
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You will see the popup window like the following screenshot.

  • "Volume size" displays the current partition size
  • "unallocate space before" represent unallocated space is on the left of partition C.
  • "unallocate space after" is represent unallocated space is on the right of partition C
  • extend_c_drive

Set the space of system partition to destination size 53387.9+1024=54411.9M, Move the mouse to the other input box and left-click, the data of "unallocate space before" will show the correct size " 0 " automatical. Then click the "OK" button

Then we can see the system partition has been successfully extend 1G. In the end, Click "Commit" button to apply changes.

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See also:

  1. Adding Unallocated Space to Server Existing System Partition
  2. Resize Partition for Windows Server 2008
  3. Resize Partition for Windows Server 2003 Guide
  4. Move Free Space from One to Another
  5. Extend/Increase System C Partition Size for Windows 8 and Server

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