DiskGenius (earlier known as PartitionGuru) is a free Partition Manager and Data Recovery software for Windows computers. It is an all-in-one application that helps you manage your disk partitions and recover deleted files that have even been emptied from the Recycle Bin.
DiskGenius for Windows 11/10
The DiskGenius comes with a simple interface, and you can quickly learn to use different tools in this software. When you launch the DiskGenius, the program scans thoroughly and lists all the existing partitions available on your PC, including Primary and Extended drives. Apart from that, it also furnishes information related to statistical information of the drive.
The program’s toolbar also lets you navigation to certain popular options like partition recovery, quick partition, OS migration, etc.
DiskGenius’s free partition manager tool allows you to manage disk and partition. You can quickly create the partition, delete partition, format partition, resize and split partition without losing your data. It allows you to assign drive letters, etc.
Besides that, it can also recover lost or formatted partitions and repair partition tables. To begin with partition manager, open DiskGenius and navigate to the main interface, where you will find the current partitions.
To resize a partition, right-click the partition and select the
In the pop-up window that appears, enter the new size of the existing partition and select the further action from the drop-down menu. For example, my “E” drive size is 100GB, reducing its size to 90GB. Further, we want to keep this space unallocated. You can also select the “Create New Partition” or “Merge to an existing partition” option.
Optionally, you can check the “When Finished” option and select the action after resizing the process, such as Shut Down, Reboot, Stand by, or Hibernate.
Next, check the option, “Prevent System From Sleeping During Execution.” Finally, hit the
A new-up window will appear, read the warning/suggestions carefully and click the
DiskGenius’s data recovery tool allows you to recover lost data. All you need to do is select the “Recovery Partition” or “File Recovery” option in the toolbar, depending on your needs. A new window will appear with several options.
After choosing the desired recovery options, click the
The DiskGenius is compatible with Windows 11, 10, 8, and 7. You can download it from its official website.