How to Merge Partitions in Windows Server or PC to Increase C Drive?

Many users encountered the problem that the system C drive running out of space, especially after upgrade to Windows 7. Before Partition Magic, you have to backup, delete all partitions and recreate the partitions, and then restore again. It is time – consuming, especially for Windows Servers, longer downtime means larger lose. To extend system C drive, you may consider resizing partition one by one or mege partitions directly. In this article, I'll introduce how to merge partitions in Windows Server 2008/2003 and Windows 7/Vista/XP. Two kinds of tools to merge partitions 1. For Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008, you can merge partitions in Disk Management indirectly without any other partitioning software. (delete the data partition and extend system or another data partition by Extend feature) 2. For Windows XP, Server 2003, you need third party partitioning software to merge partitions, but before merging partitions, you'd better … Continue reading