The partitions on your hard drive may not satisfied you
all the time. Sometimes, you may want to merge two partitions into one to get better
uses. How to merge partitions in Windows 7? If you are about to merge data partition
with an empty partition, Windows Disk Management will suit you well. First run Disk
Management by typing “diskmgmt.msc”, in the pop-up windows, right
click on the empty partition to Delete Volume, then the empty
partition becomes unallocated space, then right click on the source partition toExtend Volume, then you can see the two partitions merged as one.
Note: As for the empty partition we
mentioned, it’s OK with a used partition, but you have to delete the data before
merging. Besides, the unallocated space must next to the partition you want to
merge. Sometimes it’s convenient way if we want a clean partition to merge. However,
someone just want to merge them without data loss, in which case, we have to find
another way to do this job.
merge partitions in Windows 7 method above mentioned is not suit for data keeping
merging. So we have
to choose third party software particularly designed for partition
jobs. Partition Assistant,free partition merge software, is the one we are going to sharing
on this topic.
Run Partition Assistant on the desktop, or choose it from the Start Menu; in the main
interface, you can see listed partition of your disk, choose any one of the
partition you want to merge with, then right click to Merge
Partition, or choose it from the operations list on the left. In the
hint window, tick the two partition you want to merge (they must be nearby to each
other). Then Choose the target partition from the downward arrow, which means you
can add D partition into E, or E to D; and then Click OK to
proceed. Now, in the left down corner, you can see Pending
Operations tell us: “1. Merge D, E into D”. ClickApply to start merging.
This is the way of how to merge partitions in Windows 7,
you don’t have to delete
partition to create unallocated space. With data secure, you can easily merge partitionsby AOMEI Partition Assistant, have a try, you can be the master too.