Partitioning your hard drive is risky business. There is always the chance of losing your data if anything goes wrong. Therefore, backing up important data should be the first step when you decide to create new partitions from existing partitions, merge partitions together or allocate disk space to an existing partition. Previously, we have explained to you how to make partition in your hard drive easily
and how to resize and move partition without losing data in Windows
. Today, we have another partition manager and disk management tool for Windows-based systems called Aomei Partition Assistant
. It provides you with multiple tools to easily resize and move partition, extend NTFS system partition, merge adjacent partitions into one etc. Keep reading to find out more about Aomei Partition Assistant.
Unless you have been using your Android phone just for calls, SMS, browsing and basic apps, you should know that Android uses several partitions to organize files and folders on the device. Each of these partitions has a distinct role in the functionality of the device, but not many Android users know the significance of each partition and its contents. In this guide, we will take you on a tour of Android partitions, what they contain and what can be the possible consequences of modifying their content.
Regardless of what type of disk drive(s) you are using, there is always a chance of getting infected with either malicious viruses, malwares or Trojans roaming around the web and in portable drives. Apart from lethal implications in terms of application crash, program halt, etc, it could also be devastating to your hard drive, resulting in changing the partition into unused space, or simply deleting the partition, etc. Other unidentifiable reasons have also been reported, which yields partition lost, or damaged. Either the situation you’re stuck with, MiniTool Partition Recovery
stands a chance to revert the lost/damaged partition back.
Whenever Ubuntu is installed, the icons for all the mounted partitions show up on your desktop. They actually help to easily navigate through the file system, but if you don't want them to be displayed in order to keep your desktop neat and tidy, then let me share an easy way to get rid of them. There is a small modification required in the Gnome's configuration.
Editor’s Note: We have covered three posts so far on the topic of partition, you can find the latest one here. It is not an easy topic, one wrong critical action can lead to your data being lost. Before beginning, I would recommend that you make a backup of your important files, just in case something goes wrong. If you don’t have any space to make backup on your hard disk, you can backup online for free using Mozy, they provide 2Gb of free space which is enough for an ordinary user.
Partition Manager(Home Edition) is a free utility for Windows that lets you create, delete, format, resize, and move partition instantly. It works on 32-bit version of Windows only, 64-bit is not supported in free version. It supports up to 1.5TB of Hard Disk.
Resizing/Moving partition using this tool is a piece of cake, just right-click the drive and select Resize/Move from the list of options. If you have multiple hard disks, they will be labeled as Disk1, Disk2, and so on. Read More
Do you want to save some important files inside your USB Flash Drive? The best way is to make a secure partition using Rohos Disk. It makes a partition inside the USB Flash Drive where you can save all your important files and folders. You can protect this partition by assigning a password, which makes it impossible for intruders to access it. Read More
Prior to Windows 7 andVista, the ability to shrink and extend disk volumes has only been available through third party tools, although not as feature rich as some third party partition management applications available, Windows Disk Management console allow users to shrink, extend, create, and format partitions
. You can shrink a single partition with unused space, and then create a new partition in the resulting free space, as well as extending a current partition if there is available free space after it. Read on to find out how to resize a partition in Windows 7 / Vista.
Nobody wants to setup their hard drive as one giant data dump. Dividing your drive into multiple partitions makes mutitasking easier
. Keeping different types of data such as work documents, mp3s, video files, etc in a partition separate from the operating system can greatly increase your computer's performance. And if you are planning on using multiple operating systems then you will absolutely need multiple partitions.