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Shrink ,Extend or Format Windows Partition In Current Windows


Shrink ,Extend or Format Windows Partition in already installed windows

It is easy to shrink or extend partitions of windows in your current installed windows without format it , without uninstall new windows . To change size of partition follow these steps .

Go to Disk Management

Go to start menu and then go to “computer”  .right click on it . In this menu Click on “manage “. Computer management will open . In this window see the left menu “Computer Management (Local) ” . Click on small arrow icon to expand “Storage” . Now click on “Disk Management ” .

All of disk partitions are shown in the right side window .In this section you can see complete hard disk size and allocations . Select the partition which you want to shrink or extend size .

Right click on selected partition and choose the required action ,which you want to do . You can increase your partitions size, remove all of data from it , reduce disk size or delete partitions .

  • To shrink partition select “shrink volume” from menu.
  • To extend disk drive select “extend volume” from menu . Extend volume button is only enabled if  some un-allocated memory free on hard disk .
  • To format it select “format ” .
  • You can also delete it using “Delete Volume” .

Please be sure before make changes in your hard disk partitions .Some of changes are irreversible , so you can lost your data .