Increase the system drive in the program EaseUS Partition Master Free
For a normal installation and run Windows 7/8.1/10 would be enough 20-25 GB of space on the hard disk, but in practice to allocate the system partition has much more at least 50-60 GB, because in addition to the system, users install more packages in different applications. But over time, and this volume may not be enough.
In such cases, you can delete some programs then re-install them, but on the D drive, but it is not the best option. It is much easier to increase system partition with the first part of the disk space from other partitions. There are several ways to do this but the fastest and most reliable is the software. To extend system partition does not have to use expensive apps like Acronis Disk Director will do their free counterparts, for example, EaseUS Partition Master Free.
This program is a powerful, convenient and simple. In addition to the Free edition, there is also a commercial version, but in this case we don’t need it. The app can work with drives up to 4TB, supports convert primary partitions to logical and Vice versa, copying partitions to migrate data to another computer without reinstalling Windows, view, split, and resize partitions of all types.
Additional features include hiding and showing drives, wipe files, as well as a surface scan of the disk for broken sectors. Russian language in EaseUS Partition Master Free is missing, but it does not matter. The application interface is simple and most operations are performed using intuitive graphical controls. To get to the wizard the disk after you install and run the program, click the box in the middle button to «Launch Application».
In the right most pane of the window, you will see a list of your partitions. Perhaps also this list will be Windows reserved area without the letter (it will be marked with an asterisk) and some Unallocated space. So, in order to increase partition C, we need to cut part of section D, and then «soldered» it to the tab C. right-Click mouse on section D and in the menu that appears, select the first option «Resize/Move Partition».
In the opened window drag the slider so that the resulting Unallocated space bordered with the system partition. Click OK. The same can be done without an additional call of the wizard, drag the slider on the panel of the graphical representation of a disk located at the bottom of the main window. The same procedure is done for a partition, only this time drag the slider to the area of Unallocated space, thereby increasing the volume of the C drive. click OK Again, and then apply the new settings by pressing the «Apply»button.
Once you do that, it will pop up a window with a notification about the beginning of the operation. That the program didn’t ask a lot of questions, tick the box «Shut down the computer after changes are applied». Click YES and confirm to start the procedure. The computer will restart and you will see a black window with the progress of the operations, after which downloaded to your desktop. Complete the procedure and turn off the computer, even if you feel that it lasts too long. Otherwise, you risk damaging the file system, which Windows is not able to boot.
the program is available for free on the developer’s site www.partition-tool.com/personal.htm. When installing be careful, the free version of the app can install third-party software.