Thursday, December 1, 2011

How to Resize Partition under Windows 7?

Windows 7 has been released recently, and it is already been hailed as one of Microsoft's best releases.

Windows 7 is another Operating System released by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and Professional desktops, laptops, Tablet PCs, net books and media center PCs. Windows 7 is intended to be an incremental upgrade for Vista, with the goal of being fully compatible with device drivers, applications, and hardware which Windows Vista is already compatible with.

The hardware requirements for Windows 7 are listed below:

Disk Management Tool in Windows 7.

There is no obvious improvement of Disk Management Tool in Windows 7. Maybe Microsoft though it is good enough, or Microsoft is afraid of monopolization, so the Disk Management Tool in Windows 7 is nearly the same with Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.

So some advanced partition management in Windows 7 is still unavailable. People have to seek 3rd party partition software for Windows 7. However, Windows 7 is still in the beta version, and there is no partition software that supports Windows 7.

Partition Wizard is the exception.

Partition Wizard is a professional partition manager that proved to be fully supported by Windows 7. With MiniTool Partition Manager, you can perform both basic partition operations and advanced partition operations.

With MiniTool Partition Manager you can perform the following operations under Windows 7:

To resize your partition under Windows 7, whether you file system is FAT or NTFS, just perform the follow steps below.
1. Launch MiniTool Partition Manager and you will see its main interface.

2. Select the partition you would like to resize, click Resize/Move or right click the selected partition and click resize/move on the pop-up menu.

3. A popped-up dialog box indicates the current size of the selected partition. The box also depicts the used and unused space on the partition and the free space surrounding the partition (if any exists); the minimum and maximum sizes that you can resize a partition; cluster size of the partition

4. Position the mouse pointer on the right partition handle. Drag the handle to the partition size you desire when the mouse pointer changes to a double-headed arrow and click OK.

Last, Click OK, and you've just resized a Windows 7 partition!

It is without a doubt that Windows 7 is much better than Windows Vista. It has garnered positive reviews even though it is still in beta version. So prepare your new computer for the coming Windows 7, and enjoy it in the near future.

With MiniTool Partition Manager you will surely enjoy Windows 7 without worrying about Partition problems.

What's more, Partition Wizard Home Edition is completely free. What are you waiting for?

Partition Wizard Server Edition and Partition Wizard Enterprise Edition have more powerful functions in server partition management.

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