For different disk or partition configuration, there are different
situation during using “Extend Wizard” of Partition Assistant (PA) to extend partition.
Some time, you may find some error code or description that keep from continuing
operation. This article will list the common error description and solution during using
PA to extend partition.
Error 1: Lock Partition Failed
Error 2: Issue during extend partition with wizard
“There is an issue during extend the partition with the wizard; you could try to
extend the partition in Partition Assistant Main Console.”
Error 3: Extend FAT32 Partition Failed
Error 4: Extend partition failed because of there’s no free space
Error 5: Can’t deal with bit locker partition
Error 6: Can’t Extend GPT Hard Disk
Error 7: System Detect the paging file
When you face these problems, resize the partition on the PA main console could solve
some of the problems.
Back to the PA main console, right-click the partition that you want to release
free space (here we select partition F: as an example), select “Resize”, in the
pop-up window drag right handle of the partition leftwards to release the free
space. Then click “OK”.
After that you will find an unallocated space behind the partition F.
Right-click system partition(C:), select “Merge Partitions”, in the pop-up
window tick the “C: partition” and the “unallocated space”. Click “OK”.
Then back to the PA main console, click “Apply” on the tool bar to commit the
Note: if the target partition is FAT32 or could not be locked in “EPW” or it
contains the paging file, the program would ask for rebooting and the
operation will be completed under the Restart Mode when you click “OK”.