Extend system c drive on Windows Server 2003

This article introduces how to extend system boot partition (c drive) on Windows 2003 Server. Expand C drive without reinstalling or losing data. The most common disk partition issue in Windows Server 2003 is "Low Disk Space". After running this server for a period, you'll find that the system C: drive is running out of space, there is no enough free space to install Windows updates and applications. Sometimes, server reboot unexpectedly or even crash. Learn why low disk space alert and how to free up disk space http://www.hdd-tool.com/disk-space-usage/free-up-space-windows-2003-server.htm Don't expect too much by freeing up space, because Windows cleanup utility just help you remove this warning temporarily. You cannot get large amount of free space, you'd better extend the system c drive, especially when it is created too small. Firstly, let's see how to resize partitions and extend C: drive by taking free space from data volumes. Tips 1. … Continue reading

Windows Server 2003 extend system partition fast and easily

How to extend system partition on Windows 2003 Server? Question: I am using Windows 2003 Server, the Disk Manager will not allow me to extend system partition. Unfortunately, Microsoft Support says I can only extend a Windows Server 2003 system partition by reformatting the drive and reinstalling the Windows Server 2003 Operating System, but I don't want to reinstalling Windows, is there a way to extend 2003 Server system partition without losing data or reinstalling? Answer: Yes, you can extend Server 2003 system partition without deleting, reformatting partition, reinstalling Windows, even without rebooting if the system partition is NTFS. Within several minutes, you'll have a "new" Server. Why extend Server 2003 system partition? Users usually create a small system partition for Windows Operating System, as larger partition means more space waste. Even you create a large partition, you'll be amazed at how quickly application installs, browser caches, and temporary files … Continue reading