Quick Partition Hard Disk Drive on Gateway Laptop

August 14, 2017

This article will introduce you how to partition hard disk drive on Gateway/HP/Dell laptop or notebook in Windows OS with powerful partitioning software for better management.

About Gateway laptop

Gateway is an American computer hardware company founded in 1985 in a Midwestern farmhouse. It became a popular brand in 1991 with millions of satisfied customers. In October 2007, Gateway was acquired by Acer Inc. and started a new journey in its technology. Gateway once was a leading manufacturer of personal computers and a pioneer in developing and engineering. Till today, it offers three series notebooks in personal computer that are LT Series, NE Series and NV Series. All of them have HD screen and up to 10 hours of battery life. You are allowed install different operating systems on Gateway computer and Windows OS may account for most proportion.

Why partition hard disk on Gateway laptop?

Partitioning hard drive on Gateway laptop has the same reason of partitioning on other computers. The hard drive on Gateway PC may come with unpractical partition layout. For instance, there is only one partition on the hard disk labeled C drive and a large amount of unallocated space is lying at the end of the disk when you check it in Disk Management. This is bad condition for users who want to manage his data well. Creating another disk by unallocated space or by shrinking redundant C drive provides space of data storing.

What’s more, user also partitions hard drive on Gateway laptop when the disk is new purchased. You need to format and partition the drive before you can use it. Besides, when the hard disk is quite small, you need to resize partition, using Diskpart for example, frequently to match your needs. Surely, you possibly hold other intentions of partitioning hard drive. Keep reading to learn how to partition hard drive on laptop.

Partition hard drive on Gateway laptop using AOMEI Partition Assistant

AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional is reliable partitioning software with easiest user interface that will assist you partition your Gateway laptop hard drive. As Partition Magic alternative, AOMEI Partition Assistant brings a variety of tools which aims at making partition management easier and safer. For example, you can create partition, resize partition, format/delete/move partition as well as allocate free space from redundant data partition to system drive directly. The most important thing is the Quick Partition feature provided by AOMEI Partition Assistant. This feature is designed for quickly partition a new hard drive or repartition a used hard drive. Just within several steps, a hard disk can be formatted and partitioned on laptop. For advanced user, command line partitioning is available. Download this tool and give it a shot. This article will take quickly partition a hard disk for example.

How to partition hard drive in Windows 7 Gateway laptop?

First, install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant. Right click the hard drive you want to partition and select Quick Partition.

Quick Partition

Second, do customized configurations.

  • You are allowed to choose partition amount from giving options or press number key manually.

  • Partition label on the right side can be manually input or changed among giving options.

  • Select disk type. It is advised to select MBR type when disk capacity is less than 2 TB. MBR can only recognize disk under 2 TB, and the redundant space will be showing as unallocated space and cannot be used.

  • Click Start Partitioning.

Specific Configure

Please note that, unlike other operations, this feature takes instant effect. So after a few minutes of operating, you will see following finished status. No need to click Apply again.



After these operations, all data on the selected partition will be deleted. Backup files that you care most in advance.

Only in two steps can you fully partition the hard disk on Gateway laptop. As a matter of fact, this method applies in partitioning hard drive on HP or Dell laptop as well. Also, you can use AOMEI Partition Assistant to clone laptop hard drive to SSD. If you are Server users, AOMEI Partition Assistant Server is suitable for you.