How to Create A Portable Partition Manager for Windows PC

Portable Partition Manager allows you to use Extend Partitions, Format Partitions or Disk Clone and more functions on any computer, and even fix it when the computer cannot be turned on normally.


By Dervish / Updated on May 12, 2023

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Why need a portable partition manager?

In short, a portable partition manager is a partition management tool installed on a USB flash drive so that you can use it to check partitions and perform various partition operations on any computer.

Using a portable partition manager is better than using Windows built-in tools (such as Disk Management, Command Prompt, etc.) because it gets rid of the limitations of Windows built-in tools and allows users to manage disks in a more flexible and easier way.

For example, if you are an engineer, creating a removable partition manager allows you to connect the device directly to other computers and run the partition manager from the device without reinstalling it, which is convenient for engineers performing IT maintenance or support on client computers.

How to create AOMEI portable partition manager

Now, I will introduce you a powerful portable partition manager - AOMEI Partition Assistant Technician, which compatible with Windows 11/10/8/7/Vista/XP and Windows Server 2022/2019/2016/2012(R2)/2008(R2)/2003.

It is very suitable for business use because it has no limit on the number of computers installed and allows unlimited use within a company. In addition, with its simple and easy-to-understand operation, no matter you are a professional computer worker or not, you can use it easily, so it is loved by many users.

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Step 1. Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant Tech, and then click “Create Portable Version” under "Tools".

Create Portable Version

Step 2. Click “Next” to continue the operation.

Step 3. Select a target location to save the AOMEI Partition Assistant. 

Choose Disk

Note: When you connect a USB device to the computer, it will select “Use USB Device” option by default and your USB device will be list in here. Then, AOMEI Partition Assistant portable version will be created in the root directory of the selected USB drive. Or you could choose “Customize Target Path”, then select a target folder manually.

Step 4. Click “Create” to begin the creation of the portable version.

If there is no bootable system on the client computers, you can create WinPE bootable USB of AOMEI Partition Assistant.
When you create the portable version on USB device, please first create a partition on the USB device.

Function introduction of AOMEI portable partition manager

When you boot AOMEI Partition Assistant portable version on a computer, you can see all the disks and partitions on the main interface. Right-click on a partition to perform these operations on the partition. It contains other advanced features that are not available in Windows built-in tools, including:

Clone Disk: Two cloning methods are provided, clone disk quickly and sector-by-sector clone.

 Quick Partition: Partition a new hard disk or repartition a hard disk that already contains partitions.

Wipe hard drive: Quickly and permanently delete all data on the target drive.

Format Partition: Format the partition to the file system you want without size limitation.

Allocate Free Space: It can allocate free space from one partition to another to extend the size of the partition.

Migrate OS from MBR disk to MBR or GPT: Transfer your operating system to other hard drives.

✦ Convert data or system disk between MBR and GPT partition styles: Achieve free conversion between MBR and GPT.

✦ Rebuild MBR: Fix "cannot find the operating system" caused by corrupt Master Boot Record.

App Mover: Move installed programs from one drive to another to free up space.

Recover Data: It can recover up to 200 types of files when they are lost or deleted.

Reset Windows Password: Support resetting or removing local administrator password.



Practical example: Rebuild MBR with AOMEI portable partition manager

If you are a computer technical maintenance person, when the customer receives the “system is missing” or “cannot find the operating system” message, You can fix the damaged Master Boot Record (MBR) with AOMEI portable manager. 

Note: Insert AOMEI portable partition manager into the PC which can not boot, enter BIOS settings and change the boot drive to make the PC boot from USB.

Step 1. Select the system disk which can not boot and right-click the disk to choose “Rebuild MBR”.

Rebuild MBR

Step 2. Set up the type of MBR to rebuild in “Rebuild MBR” window. And then the program will set the type of MBR for your OS. (Choose a proper MBR type according to your operating system)

Step 3. Click “Apply” on the toolbar to commit the operation.


Dervish · Staff Editor
Dervish is an English editor of AOMEI Technology; He is delicated to offering users easy and effecitve solutions for issuses related to disks and partitoins. In his spare time, he enjoy wathcning films, playing footable, traveling and so on.