Extend Partition Wizard Built-in AOMEI Partition Assistant

1. Due to the insufficient space of your C drive, you will always get "low disk space" warning when you open your computer. Besides, the low disk space has direct effect on your computer performance.

2. At the beginning, you allocate enough space to C drive, however, day after day the partition mode is unbalanced and you realize there isn't enough space on your C drive. However, you find there is free space in other partitions. You image if you can extend C drive with those free space, the problem will be solved. How can you do?

3. Some users may free space by uninstalling applications, deleting uselessness files, applying Clean Up. But after a time, the same problems come out again. Generally speaking, the direct way to solve the situations mentioned above is to extend system partition.

Disk Management is a built-in tool in Windows which can help you extend/format/delete/shrink/create partitions and change drive letters. Extending partition with Disk Management, you must have unallocated space next to the partition which you need to expand. Otherwise, the button is grayed out.

In the following window, you can see there is unallocated space behind D drive, but if you want to extend C drive by right-click, the Extend Volume is grayed out.

extend volume

Of course, with help of Disk Management, you can manage your partition even though there is limitation for some of its features. However, for some advanced users, these features can't satisfy their needs of allocating free space, converting dynamic disk to basic disk, migrating OS to SSD or Making bootable CD. Besides, not every one is familiar with Disk Management.

AOMEI Partition Assistant is professional partition manager to optimize your computer. It has added Extend Partition Wizard since it was released with the purpose of simplifying resizing partition. This wizard assists users easily to extend system partition or adjust data partition size automatically without restarting computer. So, for Windows Server users, this wizard helps them a lot to fix server low disk space problem and maximize computer's performance.

Extend Partition Wizard was added in all five AOMEI Partition Assistant Editions: Standard Edition (Free Partition Manager), Professional Edition (Windows Partition Manager), Server Edition (Server Partition Magic Alternative), Unlimited Edition and Technician Edition. The right edition could help you to extend partition safely.

1. Make sure there is unallocated space locating on the same hard disk with the partition that you want to extend. If there's no unallocated space, you should shrink partition to generate unallocated space.
2. Close all running programs on the partition which you wan to extend.
3. Do not forcibly terminate the tasks or cut off the power.

There are two accesses to launch Extend Partition Wizard, in AOMEI Partition Assistant main interface, we could click "Extend Partition Wizard" in the left side bar and choose it in the drop-down menu after clicking "Wizard":
Choose Extend system partition then click Next
Choose the disk which you want to release free space (take D drive for example) and then click Next
Move the slide bar as presented in the picture below to adjust the new partition size of system C drive then click Next
Click Proceed

Through the steps mentioned above, you can extend system partition in few steps even for those who don't have specialized knowledge of computer. What's more, this powerful partition manager software has different versions for home users, business users and Server users. You can find the most suitable one for you.

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Other Features: Partition Manager, Disk/Partition Copy Wizard