This function is used to repartition hard drive quickly. And this function applies to partitioning new hard drives or completely repartitioning a hard drive that already has been partitioned. PatitionGuru will delete all existing partitions and partition hard drive in line with requirements; then it'll format all partitions. User can set partition's size, type, volume label, etc. Just several steps are enough to partition and format. If you don't change the defaulted settings about partition number, type, size and so on, you can click "OK" (shortcut key F6) directly to finish the repartition.
To start quick partition, select a hard drive, and then click Quick Partition"or just click the key F6. PartitionGuru will show the following dialog box:
By default, PartitionGuru takes the current hard drive as the target hard drive to partition. If the current disk isn't the one you want to partition, please click disk's name on the top left,and PartitionGuru will pop up the dialog box for selecting disk.
1.Specify partition count:
You can press "3, 4, 5 or 6" to select partition number, or you can also just click mouse to select the partition number. The right part of the dialog box shows the partition list.
2.Modify partition parameters:
The right half of the dialog box shows partition's type, size, volume label and whether the partition is primary partition. Users can modify these parameters according to their needs.
There is an icon looked like a "lock" on the left of the edit box for inputting partition size. When the user changes one partition's size, then this partition will be "locked" so that its size won't be changed automatically when other partitions are adjusted. User can change the "lock" state by clicking the icon; when initialized or partition number is changed, the first partition is locked and other partitions are unlocked; if one partition's size is changed, other unlocked partitions will divide the rest space by average automatically; if all the partition are locked except the partition being changed, PartitionGuru will just adjust the first and the last partitions' size. If the final adjusted partition is the first partition, PartitionGuru will automatically adjust the last partition, and vice versa. Partitions that have been adjusted will be unlocked automatically.
Click the button "Default Size" and PartitionGuru will reset partitions' size according to default rules.
Partitions created by this function are "Integral Size Partition" except one partition that uses the remaining space of the disk. The size of an "Integral Size Partition" shows in integral size in Windows Explore, which looks more beautiful, as follows:
Integral Size Partition:
d.Primary Partition or Not(This option is invalid for GUID partition table)
3. Other settings:
a.Rebuild the Master Boot Record (MBR)
In addition to, for GPT disk, you can also choose the option of the ESP and MSR partition. If the ESP has already existed, you can choose "Keep the Existing ESP Partition" or "Create New ESP Partition".
After all settings are adjusted, click "OK" to start partitioning and formatting. If there are old partitions on the disk, PartitionGuru will show the following message box:
After PartitionGuru executes quick partition, all the original partitions, if any, will be deleted automatically. And the primary partition built first will be activated automatically.