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Windows 10 icon blueLearn how to fix ‘cannot extend volume’ or ‘cannot shrink volume’ on Windows 10, Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 using third-party partition manager apps. Sometimes after adding a new volume or drive to Windows, there is the need to resize the volume. Especially, if you installed Windows 10 in dual boot with Windows 8.1 or 8, it can easily happen that you want to extend the Windows 10 volume and shrink the Windows 8.1 or 8 volume in return.

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Windows 8 icon blueSometimes you need to resize, shrink or add a drive to Windows 8 or Windows 8.1. For example, if you want to create a dual-boot option on your Windows 8 or 8.1 PC, you need to have a free drive or partition. If you have not already one, you first must shrink your primary boot drive to get free drive space for the second boot drive using the Disk Management Utility program. Then you can add a new boot drive.