Although Windows 10 includes its own partition manager that should be enough for most users, it lacks of some essential features, such as the ability to move partitions, which can come in handy when managing multiple partitions on a single drive. For instance, when you’re deleting one of the partition on the drive, and you need to move another partition to be able to extend the Windows 10 or another partition. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to move partitions within a drive on a Windows 10 device using GParted.

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How to create a USB bootable media with GParted

To create a GParted bootable media, connect a USB flash drive with at least 2GB of space to your device, and use these steps: Once you’ve completed the steps, tuxboot will create a bootable media with the GParted files, which you can use to boot your computer to use GParted. Tuxbox tool creating a GParted bootable drive However, before you start with the tool, you need to make sure that your device can boot from USB. Typically, you’ll need to access your device Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) or Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) hitting one of the function keys (F1, F2, F3, F10, or F12), the ESC, or the Delete key during boot. Once inside the firmware, look for the Boot section and make sure the boot order is set to the drive that contains the Windows 10 installation files, and do not forget to save the configuration. The BIOS/UEFI can be different depending on the manufacturer and even per computer model, as such make sure to check your manufacturer support website for more specific instructions.

How to move drive partition using GParted

To use GParted to move a partition to the beginning of the drive or next to first partition, connect the USB flash drive with GParted to your device, and then use these steps: Once you complete the steps, the Linux-based tool will move the partition to be beginning of the unallocated space on the drive you selected. Start GParted GParted keymap settings Select a language to start GParted Start GParted with graphical UI Gparted move partition option Gparted Resize/Move settings Gparted apply partition changes option All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.