How to Split Partition into Two for Windows 8 without Losing Data?

Why need to split partition in Windows 8?

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.

How to split Windows 8 partition without data loss?

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.

AOMEI Partition Assistant

Step2: Right click on C drive and select "Split Partition" in the drop-down menu.

Split Partition

Step3: In the pop-up window, specify the size of the new partition.

Split Partition Windows 8

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.

Click Apply

Reboot is required when splitting system partition in Windows 8. Now free download and enjoy all the benefits of AOMEI Partition Assistant.

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