How to Repartition a Hard Drive in Windows 8?

December 23, 2014

Why need to repartition hard drive in Windows 8? The best way to solve the problem of disk runs out of space is to repartition Windows 8 hard drive with AOMEI Partition Assistant.

The hard drive has always been partitioned for us when we buy a new laptop, but the existing volumes may not fit for our expectation for the following reasons:

  1. There is only one partition that storing Windows 8 system programs, important applications and data. However, we want more partitions to hold different kinds of information.
  2. Maybe the hard drive has been divided to several partitions for us to store diverse things. But the size of the partition may become another thorny problem when one partition is in low disk space, particularly for C drive.

As for these trouble issues, the best solution is to repartition the hard drive of Windows 8. Next is how to repartition a Windows 8 hard drive?

As a magic partition software, AOMEI Partition Assistant brings a various kinds of powerful features to divide Windows 8 hard drive safely and easily. The benefits of the Standard Edition are completely free and can work with both 32 bit & 64 bit versions of Windows 8.

Tip: Free Download AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition (File Size: 7.65 MB)

Step1: Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition, preview the whole interface of hard drive partition, as below.

Step2: Right click on the partition that you want to repartition (here is D drive) and select "Resize Partition".

In the pop-up window, position the mouse pointer on the left handle and drag the slider bar rightwards.

Step3: Click "OK". We can find an unallocated space behind C drive. Then, select C drive and repeat step 2 operations to extend it.

Step4: Click "OK". C drive has been extended and the disk space size of D drive is smaller. Then click "Apply" to commit the operations after confirming the changes.

From the above, we can see the repartition of Windows 8 hard drive with AOMEI Partition Assistant is quit easy and safe. So, please free download and try it.