You will need
- - Partition Manager.
Increase a hard disk partition using operating system functions. Remember that this method cannot be applied to the local disk where the operating system is installed. Click on "My computer" and right click the mouse on the icon of the desired section. Select "Properties".
Hit the button "disk Cleanup" and run this process. This will help to remove unused files and program components. Now select "Compress this drive to save space" and put the check mark. Click "Apply" and confirm to start the compression process on the local disk. It is highly recommended to remove prior to this, unused files, particularly disk images, and videos. This will reduce the size of the files. Disadvantage of the described method is that the processing speed of archived data is greatly reduced.
If you want to increase the size of a particular partition, use the Partition Manager. Install it and restart the computer.
Start the app and open the menu "Wizards". Hover the cursor on the line "Additional functions" in the ensuing menu select "Redistribute free space". Clean all partitions before starting the program. In the opened window, specify the section whose volume you want to increase. To do this, simply click the left button of the mouse on the graphic image, and then click Next.
Select local drives, unoccupied area which will be used to increase the indicated volume. Click "Next" and enter the new size increase a local disk. Click "Next". Confirm your settings by pressing the "finish"button.
Click on the icon "Apply pending changes" located in the top of the program window. The utility will continue after computer restarts.
Advice 2: How to add memory to hard drive
If your hard disk of small capacity, then you will sooner or later probably face the problem of lack of space. Unfortunately, adding memory to the hard drive impossible: either you need to change it to a more capacitive, or add another hard disk. But there are a few way to free up some space on your hard disk, e, ridding it of garbage and junk files that may remain on it after removing programs.
You will need
- - Computer with Windows;
- program TuneUp Utilities.
Click on the tab hard diskand left click. Then in the context menu select "Properties", then "Wipe disk". Wait a few seconds until the system will scan the selected partition. In the appeared window mark the file types that the system can remove (for example, standalone Internet pages, etc.), and click OK, and then Delete. Then some drivethe new space will be cleared. Accordingly, memory will be more. Thus do this with all partitions of your hard disk.
Also to free up space on your hard disk, you will help the program TuneUp Utilities. Find it on the Internet, download and install it on your PC. Run the program. When TuneUp Utilities is run for the first time, it starts to scan your computer. Wait for the scan and then hit "Fix problems". Again wait a few seconds and then get into the main menu, in which select "Free up space on your hard diske". After that, go to "Junk files" and select "Clear".
After the wipe operation is completed you will once again be in the section "cleaning the hard disk". This time select "Older backups" and "Clean". After returning to the menu, cleaning the diskand select "Windows Features". Review the suggested features. If you don't use any of them, then turn it off. To do this, click on "to Disable the program for a while." Most of the programs that there will be little demand, and disabling them will free much drivethe new space.
Later in the main program menu go to the tab "manage system" and select "Delete broken shortcuts". Wait until the analysis is complete, then select "Clear". It will release slightly, but will make the system more stable and faster.