As a PC or laptop users, they may have met some situations such as there isn’t enough partition to store different data separately, the system partition is warned in low disk space by Windows, or one partition has insufficient free space, while another partition has enough free space. When facing these problems, Disk Management Windows 7 enables you to solve these problems without data loss and reboot.
Disk Management is a built-in tool in Windows 7 which offers you the details of your disks and partitions. It can help you extend partition, shrink partition, create partition, format partition, delete partition, convert to GPT or MBR or convert to dynamic disk on empty hard disk. With this tool, you can’t need third-party software, so most of users prefer to the tool.
However, the limitations in Disk Management cause you can’t finish your task freely. For example, you aren’t allowed to extend partition with Disk Management in Windows 7, unless there is contiguous unallocated space behind the partition you plan to extend, you can’t shrink a partition to a minimum or you must delete partition when you are going to convert to GPT on the hard disk where data has. Besides, you may have other advanced demands such as replacing HDD with SSD without reinstalling system to gain fast loading time, which Disk Management isn’t able to offer to you. Therefore, you need free partition manager – AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard to help you manage partitions more completely.
AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is a free yet powerful third-party partition manager software, which devotes to partition management. Expect the functions that Disk Management can do, it allows you to migrate OS to SSD, allocate free space, make bootable CD, convert primary partition to logical partition, align partition, wipe partition and more useful features. Furthermore, this all-in-one software supports NTFS, FAT, and UEFI or EFI boot.
In order to meet different usages, AOMEI Partition Assistant has different versions: Standard Edition (free) and Pro Edition for PC users, Server Edition and Lite Edition (free) for Server users, Unlimited Edition for enterprise users, and Technician Edition for service providers. Apart from Windows 7, all the versions can support both 32 bit and 64 bit of Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista and Windows XP.
Although Disk Management can also help you supervise partitions, there are limitations and lack of advanced features. Moreover, compared AOMEI Partition Assistant with Disk Management in Windows 7, it is clear that the former one is more powerful for your partition management. So if you are a user who hopes to control partitions better, you can try AOMEI Partition Assistant.