Create Partition in Windows 7 Without Formatting by AOMEI Partition Assistant

Create Partition in Windows 7 Without Formatting by AOMEI Partition Assistant

In this article, I’d like to tell you the way to create partition in Windows 7 and won’t need to format the drive. To achieve the goal, you need a tool called AOMEI Partition Assistant. AOMEI Partition Assistant is a great software designed for partition, disk and even system in Windows. Why is partition important? As we know, a hard drive can be partitioned to multiple partitions to store different data or for different use.

Related: How to Backup Windows 10 to External Drive

Create Partition in Windows 7 Without Formatting

Usually, there are more than 2 partitions on the computer, one for installing the operating system and others for saving files like games, videos, and files. The more partitions, the more classified. And maybe safer, because you did not put all the eggs in one basket. In fact, some backup software creates a system image file and store it in a special partition, often it is hidden. That is to say, you can also create a new partition for yourself if you think it is necessary. With time goes by, for various reasons, some users want to re-partition the drive or create new partition too. Thus, we recommend you to try the professional tool – AOMEI Partition Assistant.

Supported File Systems:NTFS, FAT32/FAT16/FAT12, exFAT/ReFS, Ext2/Ext3/Ext4, BitLocker, other file systems.

Supported Storage Devices

  • Traditional hard disk drives, solid-state drives (SSD) and SSHD, etc.
  • External hard drives (USB drives), PC cards, all Flash Drives and Thumb Drives and other removable media.
  • All storage devices recognized by Windows, such as RAID, etc
  • Support MBR disk and GPT disks over 16TB.
  • Support UEFI/EFI boot.

You see, AOMEI Partition Assistant as a powerful partition software, supports not only common kinds of software and hardware environment, but also advanced environment. Next, I will show you how to use it to create a partition in Windows 7 efficiently and safely. If you are the first time to try it, you can download the free edition AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard to start.

AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is a free partition manager works for popular Windows PC systems: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista. Once you have installed it on your machine, open it, you can see as following screenshot, it displayed your disk and partition’s information on the screen. By the way, AOMEI Partition Assistant 8.0 has a new-brand interface, more suits for Windows 10’s theme.

Second, right click a partition which has enough volume to create new partition and choose the “Create Partition” option.

Create Partition in Windows 7 Without Formatting by AOMEI Partition Assistant
Create Partition

In the pop-up window, drag the slider to adjust partition size as you wish, you can also input the number. Then click Advanced button to change drive letter, select file system, and create as primary partition or logical partition if you need. If your current file system is NTFS under Windows but you plan to use this new partition to install Linux or other systems, you’ should convert to FAT32. Luckily, AOMEI Partition Assistant has this feature.

Create Partition in Windows 7 Without Formatting by AOMEI Partition Assistant
Specify the Size for New Partition

Then, click OK to back to the main interface, you can preview the operations. If you think it is OK, click Apply to commit the task and save changes.

Create Partition in Windows 7 Without Formatting by AOMEI Partition Assistant
Apply the Partition

What’s more, you can try other methods to create a new partition likes shrinking a partition to create un-allocated space and then use the un-allocated space to create a new partition.


AOMEI Partition Assistant is a full-scale partition software, create partition in Windows is only one function, you are able to use its other features to optimize your system, such as resize partition, extend partition, create bootable media, Windows to Go creator, migrate OS to SSD and so on. We believe it is an excellent software in partition field.


Mukhtar Jafari is the founder and CEO of He is CISCO CCENT & CCNA Certified and has got his diploma in IT Networking from North Metro TAFE PERTH. He is currently working as a Help Desk Technician at DEEPTECH Perth Western Australia. In addition, he loves helping other tech enthusiasts so he is working part-time on He shares his experience through this website for IT beginners.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.