- Dec 17, 2013
If you need to move your files to a new partition, but you don't have extra storage, then use this workaround on Windows 10.
When you're dealing with unrepairable logical problems or using the wrong file system on a drive, you typically create a backup of your data, delete the old and create a new partition, and then restore the files from backup.
Although that's the recommended process, there will be times when you have a large number of files and no enough space or an extra drive to back them up. If this is the case, you can still start clean with a new partition, but you'll need to use some extra steps with the Disk Management tool to manipulate the drive to shrink, create, and delete partitions to protect your files.
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