Windows users may find that the computer becomes slower and slower,
because the system partition becomes lower and lower, and it needs to be extended, even
Windows 10 users.
Disk Management is a tool snap-in Windows OS for managing disk. It can solve many
problems and keep your disk in a good state. However, it has many limitations such
as it cannot move partition, the Extend Volume would be grayed out when there is no
unallocated right behind the partition, etc. To remedy the shortages of Disk
Management, many software were produced. They are suitable for Windows 8/8.1 and the
previous versions. However, Microsoft has released their latest operating system
Windows 10, what’s the best software for managing Windows 10 partition in free?
The best free Windows 10 partition manager
As the top free Windows 10 partition manager, AOMEI
Partition Assistant Standard supports almost all the Windows PC operating system
including Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1. It can cover all the shortages of Windows
built-in tool Disk Management. Here are some comparisons between AOMEI Partition
Assistant Standard and Disk Management.
|Features||Disk Management||AOMEI Partition Assistant|
|Extend Partition||√(only works for contiguous unallocated space)||√|
|Shrink Partition||√(only can shrink to the right side)||√|
As you can see in the form, AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard has many features that
Disk Management could not reach. Besides, it has many characteristic utilities, such
as Migrate OS to SSD, Windows To Go Creator for Windows 8/10, Partition Recovery Wizard, and so
on. With the easy-to-use interface, you can handle the whole operations by yourself
even you are a non-technician. Take an example for extending system partition like
the following content.
How to use AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard to extend system partition for Windows
Most people upgrade their old Windows operating system to Windows 10. However,
Windows 10 needs more space to store the boot files and applications. Thus, the C:
drive may run out of space, or with the usage of computer, the system partition
becomes lower and lower and it needs to be extended as we mentioned at the beginning
of this article. But how to extend
volume Windows 10 with this free Windows partition manager? AOMEI Partition
Assistant Standard provides at least three methods to extend the C: drive.
First, you need to download the freeware. Install
and launch it. It has a clean interface like the following picture shows.
You can see that there is no unallocated space next to the C: drive, but there are
many free space of D: drive.
Method 1. You can try to move
free space from D: drive to C: drive to enlarge the system volume.
1. Right click D: drive, select Resize Partition to move out some
2. Right click C: drive, select Merge Partitions or Resize
Partition to integrate the C: drive and the free space moved from D: drive.
If you select Resize Partition, the unallocated space must adjacent to the C: drive.
3. Then, don’t forget to click Apply to submit all the operations.
Method 2. You can merge the C: drive and D: drive directly to extend
the C: drive.
1. Right click C: drive, select Merge Partitions. Check the C: and
D: drive to merge them.
2. Click Apply to save the changes.
Method 3. Following the Extend Partition Wizard.
AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard has an Extend Partition Wizard at the left side
on the main interface. Click it and follow the wizard, it will guide you extend the
system partition step by step.
AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is the best disk partition manager for Windows 10
and the previous versions indeed. You can not only prtition Windows 10 hard drive,
but also canpartition USB drive Windows 10. Plus, it is free for all the wonderful
features and it is very safe.