Partition Difficulties in Windows XP
The os Windows XP launched in 2001. Over the decade, Windows XP has finished an achievement close to perfect service do business with its global users. Although update version Windows system with powerful function and fast running, a lot of people still continue to keep using Windows XP as their dependent assistant because of its available working. As Windows XP user, you may know some features how to create, delete and format partition. But, difficult often experienced once you expand partition and reduce partition. Taking an example, you will notice on a fairly regular basis as your hard disk drive fills up is the low disk space warning. Windows XP has built-in fundamental function but limited without extending volume or shrinking volume.
Facing that, you can now and then ignore the Windows low disk space and jump the warning. Surprisingly, it indicates difficult issue on the C: drive. Windows XP operating properly rely on a minimum amount of available disk space on the system drive. To solve this problem, firstly, you can clean up files checked as safely erase. Objectively this gives little help. After that, you can consider cleaning out programs that you abandon and moving large videos, music and graphics of media files to other partition. So it must cost you a lot of time. Last but not the least, to expand partition with free partition manager software to resize partition is the convenient and professional way. You can expand your partition as you desire and not have to concern yourself with data loss. Thus it could be seen that extending partition is a prior consideration to solve your problem of low disk space.
Extend Windows XP Partition
I wish to introduce you amazed partition utility. It is partition assistant, a fantastic partition manager specially suitable for Windows XP to optimize system performance. This Partition Assistant helps you increase a partition with the low disk space safely, and you can reduce volume and move volume. Normally, resizing operation cover both extending and shrinking operation. Here, partition management steps are showing on Windows XP hard disk drive for you:
To start with make sure you close all the programs before launching the partition software. After launching it, you’ll see the screen, click “Partition Management” option to run the Partition Manager.
Then you’ll enter the dialog window, you have to click the D: partition, D will can be found in the software. Move the mouse to the left of partition D till you find the double-headed arrow. Then drag the double-headed arrow toward right to set enough volume (you need expand in partition C) free. The volume that you need become unallocated standing left in gray. Click partition C and move the mouse to its right, then drag the double-headed arrow toward right to cover the gray unallocated.
Finally, what you should do is only apply it. Finally you could check out volume of partition C extended as you wanted. You obviously get about 2.6GB with a simple operation.
Reduce Windows XP Partition
Process could follow above but in the opposite direction. Attention that if you reduce the system partition computer will restart after applying operations. And you’d better to make sure that all other programs closed before shrinking partition on non-system partition, in order to prevent reboot computer.