Resize Partitions Without Data Loss in Windows 7

Though more functions have been provided by Windows 7 built-in Disk Management, a more powerful third party is still needed to manage your disk partitions in Windows 7. AOMEI Partition Assistant as a dedicated partition management tool includes over 30 practical functions.


By Michael / Updated on August 31, 2023

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Reliable and free partition manager for windows 7

With the evolution brought out by Microsoft, managing hard drive partitions in Windows 7Disk Managementbecomesmore convenient compared to doing it in the prior versions. However, it’s still not powerful enough to meet every user’s need in some particular situations due to some unpleasant restrictions. For example, If you want to extend a partition, it requires that there must be an unallocated space right next to a partition. and they must be adjacent, etc. If you want to shrink or extend volumes or partitions in Windows 7, you have to delete one of the partition or volume.

Under this circumstance, A full-featured third-party disk partition tool is still recommended. AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is a mature and reliable tool specialized in managing disk partition for Windows 7. This software has also been improved and modified for 3 years. It already has gained public praise from million of users around the world.

PA Standard

Over 30 functions can be found in AOMEI Partition Assistant. Thus it can help you to manage windows 7 partition or disk easily and freely. Here we would like to introduce a few highlight features in the following:

1. Resize Partitions

Unlike adjusting partition size in Windows 7 Built-in Disk Management, there will be no restriction in AOMEI Partition Assistant. You may shrink or extend a normal partition as well as an encrypted partition by dragging the adjust slider bar leftwards or rightwards. The program will automatically move the free space to the appropriate position.

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2. Convert MBR to GPT and vice versa

Following the rapid development in storage devices, more and more users nowadays tend to use GPT as the partitioning scheme. AOMEI Partition Assistant allows the users convert MBR to GPT without data loss.

Convert to MBR

3.Merge Partitions

To merge two adjacent partitions through built-in Disk Management, the user must delete one partition first. So normally, we need to back the data and file up to external storage device first. It’s very inconvenient. In AOMEI Partition Assistant, you can directly merge two adjacent partitions without data loss. You can even merge a partition with free space.

You may also learn more features about AOMEI Partition Assistant by clicking HERE.

Tips: As Partition Magic alternative, Partition Assistant has various basic and advanced functions apart from disk and partition copy feature. With Partition Assistant, you can create partition, delete partitionformat partition, resize/move partition, extend system partition, shrink volume, split partition,merge partitions, wipe hard drive and partition, convert file system,hide/unhide partitions, set active partition, etc. All the operations can be completed without data loss. Free download and check how powerful it is!


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Michael · Staff Editor
Michael is a professinal editor of AOMEI editor team.