Diskpart Server 2003 and 2008 to shrink and extend partition

Some people ask me to write an article with detailed steps about how to shrink and extend partition with diskpart command prompt, I don't want to do that, as there are many "guides" about this topic, however, I decide to gather some resources. Pros of diskpart Free Provides by Microsoft Windows built-in utility Cons of diskpart In Windows Server 2003 Shrink command is unavailable Only NTFS partition can be extended Only Data drive can be extended The data drive with page file cannot be extended Only when there is free space behind, you can extend this partition. In Windows Server 2008 Only when there is free space behind, you can extend this partition. You cannot extend c drive by shrinking D. In both Server Hard to use for most of the people Very likely to do incorrect operations No way to cancel or undo Resources Diskpart shrink Windows 2003 partition … Continue reading