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How to increase free space on partitioned hard drives

4 November, 2017
How to increase free space on partitioned Hard Drives

In this post we will show you how you can free up space on partitioned hard drives that are on your computer. ENTERS!

 

WE START:

New post !: this time I come with a tutorial to teach you how you can free up space on partitioned hard drives. Surely you have partitions for either: different operating systems, storage media, etc., and YOU'RE OUT of space.

Well, today you will learn how to do that. So without further ado, let's go to the tutorial!

How to increase free space on partitioned hard drives?

Before this, I recommend that you do a backup or copy Security of the files that are inside that partition, or at least, make sure that they do not contain important information. With this secured, let's get started:

  1. Open the file explorer.
  2. Locate the "Team" icon, and right click.
  3. Click on the "Manage" box.
  4. A window will open for you. Locate the "Disk Management" section.
  5. Now, you have to locate a partition that you do not occupy anymore to destroy it (delete it), to be able to assign it to the one you want more space.
  6. Right click on the partition you want to delete, and click on "Delete volume", and click on "Yes".
  7. Now, on the partition you want more space, right click and click on "Extend volume".
  8. An Assistant will open for you. Click 'Next'.
  9. Now, pay close attention to this section. You will be notified of the available space so that you can extend that partition, where you will have to allocate the amount of space you want in MB.
  10. When you're done, click 'Next'.
  11. Now, click on «Finish».
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So far we have FINISHED, but if you want to redo a partition with MB that you have left, follow these steps:

  1. On the unallocated space, click on «New simple volume».
  2. An Assistant will open again for you. Click 'Next'.
  3. Allocate the space in MB that you want to allocate to that partition. If you want to assign it all, don't change anything. Once configured, click "Next".
  4. Hit "Next" again.
  5. Now, in the "Volume label" section, give that partition a name.
  6. Leave the option "Give quick format", and click "Next".
  7. Now, click on «Finish».
  8. Ready, now, get out of everything.

If you want to re-partition something (either allocate more or less memory), do the same procedures again.

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