Manual partitioning

The manual transfer method enables you to resize partitions on the new disk. By default, the program resizes them proportionally.

This window displays rectangles indicating the source hard disk, including its partitions and unallocated space, as well as the new disk layout.

Along with the hard disk number, you can see disk capacity, the label, volume and file system information. Different volume types, including primary, logical and unallocated space are marked with different colors.

To resize, change the volume type, change the label of the existing volume, right click on it, and select Edit in the shortcut menu. This will open the Partition Settings window.

You can do this by entering values in the Free space before, Partition size, Free space after fields, by dragging partition borders or the partition itself.

If the cursor turns into two vertical lines with left and right arrows, it is pointed at the partition border and you can drag it to enlarge or reduce the partition’s size. If the cursor turns into four arrows, it is pointed at the partition, so you can move it to the left or right (if there’s unallocated space near it).

Having provided the new location and size, click Accept. You will be taken back to the Change disk layout window. You might have to perform some more resizing and relocation before you get the layout you need.

By clicking Next you will proceed to the Cloning summary window.

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Clicking any previous wizard step on the sidebar in this window will reset all size and location changes that you’ve selected, so you will have to specify them again.

Manual partitioning