Splitting Windows 8 partition is very useful if you need more partitions to store different kinds of data, includes photos, videos or personal documents, etc. It might be a common problem for most users because when they buy the new computer which was pre-installed and has only one big partition for Windows 8. It is not safe to have Windows 8 system and data in one partition, because you may possible need to reinstall the Windows 8 system when your computer is under virus attack, and lose those personal data after installing the Windows 8 again. If you have two or more partitions in Windows 8, you won’t have such kind of problem.
The following is an example to split C drive partition in Windows 8:
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Step1: Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition.
Step2: Right click on C drive and select "Split Partition" in the drop-down menu.
Step3: In the pop-up window, specify the size of the new partition.
Step4: Click "OK". You can preview the C drive has been divided into two partitions. To save the changes, please click "Apply" on the toolbar.
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As ALL-IN-ONE partition manager and powerful disk management tool, AOMEI Partition Assistant also allows you to do the following operation in Windows 8: