Easy Way to Resize External Hard Drive Partitions

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AuthorEASEUS   Category EASEUS Products   Comments0   Post Time 2009-05-25 02:54:18 -0400

Resizing partition is a way to better utilize the space on a external hard drive or just to better organize your data and your programs. Resize an external hard drive is possible but hazardous, so your first priority must be to back up your essential data. After that, you can change the external hard drive partition sizes using a commercial program or some free alternatives such as EASEUS Partition Master Home Edition.

EASEUS Partition Master Home Edition is a FREE disk partitioning utility that offers a range of powerful functions like Resize and Move, Copy, Create, and Convert external hard drive partitions, etc. From the following steps, you may find it is a simple task to resize external hard drive partitions with EASEUS Partition Master Home Edition.

1. Select the external hard drive and a partition you want to resize.

2. Click Partitions -> Resize / Move.

3. On a partition map, current size of the partitions under external hard drive is displayed on the top of the dialog box. It also depicts the used and unused space within the partition and the free space surrounding the partition (if any exists). The information is important for you to resize external hard drive partitions. The minimum and maximum sizes that you can resize a partition on external hard drive also appear below the map.


4. Position the mouse pointer on the left or right partition handle.

5. Drag the handle to the partition size you want when the mouse pointer changes into a double-headed arrow.

6. Click Apply.

From above, you will find that resizing partition on external hard drive is very simple, Besides resizing & moving partitions, it also has other powerful range of functions, such as: create, deleted copy partition, copy disk, format, hide and unhide partitions, etc.

You may free download this external hard drive partition software and check how it works now.

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