Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Many of us want numbers of partitions to store different data in different drives as it becomes comfortable for us to determine and locate a file. So we can shrink fascinating data from a drive and can create a new drive with shrunk space. For example, if we have the drive of 200Gb and it is approximately 80gb full with data and remaining 120 Gb is free, here we can shrink 100Gb and create a new drive. In this way, there will be two drives of 100Gb each.

Step 1. Click Start and type “disk mgmt.msg” (without quotes) and press enter. Now a disk management window will appear.

Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Step 2. Here you can see all your drives which are being currently available. Choose one of the drives which you want to shrink or extend. For shrinking, a drive and creating a new one there must be some free space on that drive. Now right-click on the drive letter which you want to shrink Or take out free space. Now select shrink volume, & a little process will go on.

Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Step 3. Here you will see the current size of the drive, free space and size which you want to shrink. Now enter the amount of space which you want to free, note that size should not exceed the free space. Now click shrink button.

Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Step 4. In disk management window you will see an unallocated space at the right bottom corner. Right-click on it and select New Simple Volume.

Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Step 5. Now you will be taken to “New Simple Volume Wizard” here you need to create a partition. Simply click “Next” to continue.

Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Step 6. Now on the very next page, you need to specify the volume size. You need to add the volume size here. Simply enter the volume and click on next.

Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Step 7. Now you need to assign the drive letter. You need to drop down and select a letter of your choice.

Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Step 8. Now you will be taken to “Format Partition” page. Simply select the File system to “NTFS” and then Enter the name for your new drive and hit the “Next” button.

Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Step 9. Now it will format and you will see the summary window of your newly created drive. Simply click on “Finish” and enjoy.

Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting

In the same way, you can enlarge the size of any drive when your drive gets overloaded by file, In that case, you can easily make some space unallocated by shrinking it from one drive and then using that space to extend another drive. By this way, you can easily Partition A Hard Drive without formatting them.

Using AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional

Step 1. First of all, you need to download AOMEI Partition Assistant on your windows computer. Download and install.
Step 2. Run the app and you will see the list of all the hard disk partition there.

Step 3. Now in the next step, you need to choose the driver that you want to repartition. Simply right click on the drive and then select the option “Resize Partition” from the right-click context menu.
Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Step 4. Here you need to use the drag method to resize the volume of the partition. Simply, you can free up some space from the partition to get some unallocated space.
Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Step 5. Now right click on the unallocated space and the select “create partition” option to create another partition to the hard drive and then click on ‘Apply’ to make the changes.
Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
Two Way To Partition A Hard Disk Without Formatting
That’s it! You are done, this is how you can partition a hard disk without formatting.
Please note that do not try to create partitions more than 5-6 as it can corrupt your windows also. In Corresponding do not make only one partition as when you will install a brand-new operating system all data will be deleted. Don’t forget to share this post and Leave a comment below if you having any type problem at any step.
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