Usually, when people first make partition of Hard Drive on any computer or laptop they make system drive as "C" Drive to install an operating system. Its normal when you install your operating system i.e. Windows or macOS, the C Drive consume a lot of space and sometimes it reached to 20% consumption and when you install third-party software on C Drive the drive runs out of storage very soon. This is the reason today we are writing this post to help users to increase space in C Drive or extend C Drive for extra space.
How to Gain Extra Space in C Drive?
90% of users prefer to eliminate bloat ware, delete unused applications and software, remove useless junk files, clean up temporary files, and remove cache data. These all things can be done by using a disk cleanup feature available in operating system.
30% of users transfer huge chunk of data and files and also transfer programs from C Drive to D Drive, E, F, or any external flash drive to free up space and gain extra storage in C Drive.
Whereas 100% of users do resizing of all Hard Drive partitions and increase C Drive space by gathering space from D, E, or F drive. This can be done by using partition manager feature of operating system.
Most of the people avoid deleting any existing files and data from C Drive because they are important for them and also avoiding uninstalling any program or software already installed on C Drive. This is the reason most the of the users prefer C Drive resizing as long as long there are some other Drive storage is available on same Hard Disk. So let's start the guide to understand how C Drive resizing works.
- By using EaseUS Partition Master - a reputable partition magic software.
- By using default Windows operating system partition manager feature.
You can also follow EaseUS Partition Master Server guide to increase space in a Windows Server Drive.
How to Increase C Drive Space by using EaseUS Partition Master
You can follow below step-by-step guide to extend your system partition i.e. C Drive.
Step No. 1: Download, install, and start EaseUS Partition Master on your computer or laptop
Step No. 2: Add space to the C Drive
A. You can shrink system partition and leave unallocated space to extend your C Drive:
Now right-click on a hard drive partition next to the C Drive and select option says "Resize/Move".
You can drag the end of the hard drive partition which is next to the C System Drive to shrink it, leave the unallocated space next to the system C Drive, and press "OK".
B. Now right-click on your C Drive and select the "Resize/Move" option.
Here you can add extra space to the C Drive by dragging your system hard disk partition end into the unallocated space.
Step No. 3: Now you can confirm to extend C system drive
Here you can click "Execute Operation" option; it will list the pending operations, now press "Apply" to execute the changes and to extend C system Drive. You