How to extend partition on Windows Server 2000/2003/2008?

Why extend partition on Windows Server? Many Server people encountered the problem that the partition run out of space, especially the system C drive. A Server should run 24*7, so no one wants to delete the partitions, recreate larger partition and reinstall Windows as the solution Microsoft explains. No one wants to waste the whole happy weekend to rebuild the Server. The best solution is to extend the Server partition. Generally, you’ll complete the work within several minutes. With some Server partition software, you can extend NTFS system partition without reboot computer. It saves much time and money. How to extend Windows Server partition? There are many Server partition software in the market, which can help you extend partition on Windows Server, for example, Acronis Disk Director, Paragon Partition Manager, EASEUS Partition Master, Partition Wizard, Partition Assistant, etc. Acronis Disk Director and Partition Wizard provide “Resize” and “Merge” feature to … Continue reading

Extend C Drive on Windows Server 2003 with Partition Magic Server

When Windows Server 2003 system C drive is running out of disk space, the fast and easy way is by resizing partitions and extend the C drive. So in this article, I want to give some hints how to extend system C: drive in Windows 2003 Server. To extend Server 2003 C drive, there are several ways. How to extend C drive in Windows 2003 Server? 1. Backup and restore This is the traditional method. You have to back up the system partition and all files, after that, delete all partition, recreate larger system partition, restore the operating system and files. Few people like to use the method, as it is time-consuming and large storage device required to store the backup files. 2. Windows 2003 extend c drive with Diskpart command Diskpart is Windows built-in utility runs from command prompt. For many users, to extend c drive on Server 2003 … Continue reading