How to Merge Partitions in Windows 7, Merge Partitions Without Data Loss - AOMEI

May 11, 2016

Windows set in program,Disk Management can do some partition jobs in Windows 7, for example, extend volume, with some restrictions. You have to delete volume first to create an unallocated space. However, the data I saved in the partition is important and I just want more free space form other partition. With the help of Partition Assistant, you can do this.

If you are about to merge data partition with an empty partition, Windows Disk Management will suit you well. First run Disk Management by typing “diskmgmt.msc” in Star search box. in the pop-up windows, right chick on the empty partition to Delete Volume.

Delete Volume

then the empty partition becomes unallocated space, then right click on the source partition to Extend Volume, then you can see the two partitions merged as one.

Extend Volume

Note: As for the empty partition we mentioned, it’s OK with a used partition, but you have to delete the data before merge. Sometimes it’s convenient way if we want a clean partition to merge. Besides, the unallocated space must next to the partition you want to merge.However, someone just want to merge them without data loss, in which case, we have to find another way to do this job. .

How to Merge Two Partitions in Windows 7 Without Data Loss?

The above mentioned method is not suit for data keeping merging. So we have to choose third party software particularly designed for partition jobs. AOMEI Partition Assistant,partition merge softeware, is the one we are going to sharing on this topic.

How to merge hard drive partitions in Windows 7 with AOMEI Partition Assistant?

Run Partition Assistant on the desktop, or choose it from the Start Menu; in the main interface, you can see listed partition of your disk, choose any one of the partition you want to merge with, then right click to Merge Partition, or choose it from the operations list on the left.

Merge Partitions

In the hint window, tick the two partition you want to merge (they must be nearby to each other). Then Choose the target partition from the downward arrow, which means you can add G partition into F, or F to G; and then Click OK to proceed.

Merge F and G

Now, in the left down corner, you can see Pending Operations tell us: “1. Merge F, G into F”. Click Apply to start merging.

Apply Merge Partitions

In the whole process, you don’t have to Delete any of your volume to create unallocated space. With data secure, you can easily merge partitions by Aomei Partition Assistant, have a try, you can be the master too.