Nowadays, many computer users prefer dual boot, but they are troubled with the new partition to install new operating system. Advanced Windows snap-in Disk Management can shrink NTFS volume, but how about the previous Window operating system? In order to have no worries, a perfect system utility is needed.
No matter you are the owner of previous or advanced Windows operating system, AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition always be the best choice for you. It is the free partition manager suitable for Windows 8/7/Vista/XP/2000, both 32bit and 64bit. Under its running circumstance, all the data will be protected. Here is an example to shrink volume F:
Step 1: Free download freeware and launch it.
Step 2: Right click F: to choose "Resize Partition".
Step 3: Click "Apply" in the tool bar to commit.
After taking effect these operations, you can right click the unallocated space to create a new partition for installing another operating system.
In Windows 7, the system built-in tool can shrink NTFS volume. So do Windows 8 and Windows Vista. All your need is just clicking "Computer"﹥"Manage"﹥"Storage"﹥"Disk Management". Then, right click the volume to choose "Shrink Volume".
From now on, you needn't worry there is no enough volume to install another operating system. Just trying this freeware, all your problems will be completed. If you want to know more about this freeware, please click here to view all features!