Disk Partition Without Partition Magic
(Prevent Data Loss)
How To Partition Hard Drive Without Losing Data
Start > Right click on My Computer and choose Manage
At the right column all the storage media will be listed. Nowchoose the Volume that you want to partition. Right Click on it and selectShrink Volume option from menu.
system will search for available space in your selected Disk Volume.
Shrink window will pop
you’ll have to Enter the space to shrink.
You can check the used space by right clicking on the drive you are going to partition and chooseProperties.
Click on Shrink button after specifying the size to shrink. The shrink size is for the value for the partition where your old files will be contained and remaining size will allocated for your next partition.
New Simple Volume Wizard Window will popup.
Click on Next button to continue.
Set full size if you are satisfied with two partitions; else divide it again for new partition.
Next choose any drive letter from the available list and click on Next button.
In next window, leave everything as default but make sure it’s similar to the screen below:
Click on Finish window to complete the wizard.
If you’ve autoplay enabled in your computer, then New Volume will be auto played for the first and last time.
Go to my Computer to see your new drive ready.
With similar method you can also format your empty drive to create multiple partitions.
Hope you post was helpful. Subscribe to our feed for more interesting articles.