Resize Windows Server partition
Today's hard drives feature jaw-dropping amounts of space, but no matter how big your drive, you'll be amazed at how quickly application installs, browser caches, and temporary files can eat up your free space and clutter your system. When the system C: drive is out of space, the Server computer will be fighting for the precious space and will run much slowly. System maybe crash if there is little free space.
What will you do in this situation? To start over is a solution but longer downtime means more loss and no one would like to waste their happy weekend to do it. The most time-saving and easy way is to resize Windows Server partition with reliable Server partition software. That is to say, shrink other data partition and get some free space and then extend the boot C drive with the Unallocated space, so no need to delete, format partition or rebuild the Servers, save time and easy to go.
Then how to resize Windows Server partition without losing data?
Resize Windows Server partition with Partition Magic Server
For a Windows Server administrator, to resize Windows Server partition is not an easy task to do. Some unreliable software might destroy all your valued data during the process of resizing Windows Server partition. Now, there is a fantastic and award-wining Partition Magic Server software to resize Windows Server partition without losing data – Partition Assistant Server Edition.
It is an ALL-IN-ONE server disk management toolkit for Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008 and Windows XP, Vista, 7 (32 and 64 bit). It allows user to Resize, Merge, Split, Extend system and data partition. Create, Delete, Format, Copy, Recover, Repair partition, etc.
Based on the unique enhanced data protection technology and Copy Wizard built in Partition Magic Server, you don't need to worry about the data safety when resizing Windows Server partition. This Server partition manager is highly recommended by many professionals and editors.
How to resize Windows Server partition?
– It is extremely easy to resize Windows Server partitions. With the absolutely user-friendly interface, the functions are easy to get access to, you just need to drag and move on the disk map to resize partitions.
– Any operations you do on the Server will be listed in the "Operations Pending" for you to preview.
– You can extend the Server system partition without restarting if it is NTFS.
Steps to resize Windows Server partition without deleting or formatting
Step 1, Launch Partition Magic Server, you'll see all disks and partitions that connected to your Server and free space, used space and other properties of each partition.
Right-click the data partition and select "Resize", in the pop-up window, drag the left border rightwards to shrink it.
There will be some Unallocated space behind the system partition.
Step 2, Right-click C drive and select "Resize", in the pop-up window, drag the right border rightwards to hold the Unallocated space.
Click "Apply" to proceed, done. After several minutes, you'll have a "new" Server that can be used for a long time again.
For enterprise users, Unlimited Edition allows unlimited usage within your company to save time and money.
Benefits to resize Windows Server partition with this Partition Magic Server
- All-in-one Partition Solution – All your partition and disk maintenance requirements can be fulfilled.
- Enhanced Data Protecting – No Data Loss
- Hot Resize – Extend NTFS system partition without rebooting
- Easy to use & user-friendly interface
- Trustworthy, many Fortune 500 companies select it to maintain their Servers.
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