How to Resize a Partition for free Windows 10, 7, 8.1

If you are struggling to Resize, Shrink, Merge Partitions in Windows Operating System, then you must read this article to find out the solution. In Windows OS there is an inbuilt Disk Management Tool which will help to Shrink, Resize and Merge the partitions. But it is not as easy as it sounds. Though you can Shrink the volume by using Disk Management Tool but you will find it difficult to Extend, Resize or Merge Unallocated Space which lefts after shrinking. You need not to worry, for this there is an Software called AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition which will do your work very easily and it is free of cost.

How to Resize a Partition In Windows

To do this first download and install AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition in your PC and Open it.

How to Shrink Partition :

To Shrink a partition open AOMEI Partition Assistant, select the Partition which you want to Shrink and click on Split Partition from the menu.



Enter the amount of size in GB you want to shrink and click on ‘OK’. New Unallocated Space will free up.

How to Extend or Resize Partition :

To Extend or Resize a partition open AOMEI Partition Assistant, You must Shrink the partition first as shown above. Select the Partition which you want to Extend or Resize and click on Resize Partition from the menu.


Unallocated Space before will show up as you has already shrinked the volume, just click on ‘OK’ to Extend or Resize the partition. That’s it you have Extended your Disk space.

How to Merge Two Partitions :

Note : Before Merging the partitions you must backup the files on both the partitions because after merging two partitions all the data will be lost as it will format both the partitions. So be careful while merging two partitions. 

To Merge two partitions open AOMEI Partition Assistant,  Select any of two partitions and click on Merge Partitions from the menu.


Select the two partitions which you want to Merge and click on ‘OK’. That’s it you have merged two partitions.

Hope this article helped you to Resize, Shrink, Merge Partitions In Windows OS. Do let us know in the comments section below.

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