By Teresa / Last Updated March 13, 2017

Create partition, resize partition and merge partitions are basic disk operations for PC users. The disk is like a big cabinet and it contains many files and programs. Suppose that I make all these things together, it may bring many troubles when I need to search a specific one. I can't imagine how terrible the situation is. Thus, in order to avoid the unnecessary troubles, the best way is to create some new partitions to manage them separately on the disk.

There are several advantages to create partition. First, with many personal files and programs storing on other drives, it will give a big hand for the system's running speed and its safety. Second, if I save the files according to its sorts, it is easy for me to manage and use these files, and it will save a lot of time, especially for business users. In other word, it may bring some fortunes for them sometimes. What's more, it decreases the data loss to some extent, because when the system is attacked by virus or crashes, it doesn't have influence on other partitions, except the system drive. In this case, just reinstalling operating system can restore the computer.

Above are the benefits of creating drives. For better management and safety in the disk, it is a necessity to do the action.

Everyone wants their computer running smoothly and stably, so do I. However, I usually pay less attention to the capacity of drives. With more and more files and programs being saved on the drives, the system gradually becomes slow and it occasionally refuses to work. Having examined the computer carefully, I have found the whole system partition has been occupied. Therefore, I need to extend its size. Through the observation of the whole disk, I find other drives have unallocated space. So, I want to make full use of them by releasing space or shrinking drives. Sometimes, the problem may not be occurred to the system volume, but the solution is the same.

Best free software to resize and create partition in Windows 7

The resize partition free tool – AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard allows you to do many basic and advanced disk & partition operations. In terms of resizing partition, you can resize partition after cloning from an old hard drive with no data loss. Resizing C drive is no other than resizing data partition except for reboot required.

As for creating partition, you can create primary partition with 1024 alignment on new laptop before installing Windows 7 or on using computer with unallocated space of the hard drive. It is fine if you don’t have unallocated space around in Disk Management since AOMEI Partition Assistant allows you to create partition directly from the existing partition. Thus, there is no need to worry about not enough space in creating partition.

As mentioned above, AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition can solve these problems easily. It is a valuable partition magic freeware for me to manage the disk. Meanwhile, it is an easy-to-use tool and provides a big convenient for computer users, especially for green hand. It contains many other helpful features as well, such as merge partitions, split partition, partition copy wizard, wipe hard drive/partition, etc. Moreover, it can run under the condition of Windows 10/7/8/8.1/XP/Vista (32bit and 64bit). Here is the simple interface:


Tips: The Disk Management of Windows 10/7/8/Vista allows you to extend and shrink volume, but it is unacceptable to move and merge partitions. What's more, there are some limitations for them. Why not choose the free partition manager? It will break the limitations and the advantages are of much importance. If you want to know more, please download this freeware to experience all the features.