If your system drive is running out of space due to downloaded data and other important files, then you must extend it. Formatting is not a good solution for extending your disk partition since you will have to create backup of important data and then restore it. This article will clearly show how you can extend a partition or volume without formatting in Windows 7 and Windows 8. For this purpose, you will have to use IM-magic Partition Resizer.
IM-magic Partition Resizer is a free Windows application that runs well on Windows 8/7/Vista/Xp/2000. You must download it from this link. Install the application by following the on-screen instructions.
Now, right-click the partition that contains a lot of free space and then you must choose “Resize/Move” option.
Decrease the size of the selected partition by moving the arrow and then you will observe creation of unallocated volume. It will be located beside the selected partition.
You need to move the unallocated volume close to the partition that you desire to extend and choose the option “Resize/Move”.
Increase the size of the chosen partition and then you need to click “Apply” button to get it expanded.
Now, your desired partition will have much larger space and you will never worry about low disk space. IM-magic Partition Resizer is the perfect solution to extend a partition or volume without formatting in Windows 7 and Windows 8.