Resize partition server 2003/2008/2011

Many people have trouble resizing a partition in Windows Server platform, so in this article I want to introduce how to resize Windows Server partitions without starting over or losing any data. Most of the "tutorials" in other places just shows resizing partition under simplest disk configuration, here I'll give the complete and easy solution. To resize a volume, especially for a server, the first and most important task is finding a tool, a reliable partitioning tool. Who wants to see system failure or data loss after resizing? Today I introduce a "magic" server partition software – Partition Assistant Server, which is similar with Norton Partition Magic. Partition Magic is a famous partitioning utility, but after Symantec get it, it has not been updated, on October, 2011 Symantec even abandoned it with a statement on their website saying they no longer offer Partition Magic, What a pity. (Don't waste your … Continue reading

How to resize partition on Windows Server 2011/2008/2003?

Many people don't know how to resize a Windows Server partition. This page lists some tutorials resizing partitions in Windows Server editions, including Server 2003/2008 and Small Business Server 2011/2008/2003. Windows Server 2003 How to resize partition on Windows 2003? How to resize Server 2003 partition? How to resize partition on Windows 2003 Server X64? How to resize partition on Windows 2003 Server R2? Resize C drive Windows 2003 Server Windows Server 2008 How to resize partition on Windows 2008 Server? How to resize Server 2008 partition? How to resize partition on Windows 2008 Server R2? Resize C drive Windows 2008 Server Windows Small Business Server How to resize partition in SBS 2003? How to resize SBS 2008 partition? How to resize partition on SBS 2011? Hardware RAID How to resize RAID 1 partition? How to resize RAID 5 partition? VMware Resize Windows Server 2003 partition in VMware Resize Windows … Continue reading

How to resize Server partition on Windows Server 2008/2003/2000 fast and safely?

Windows Server low disk space Today's hard drives feature jaw-dropping amounts of space, especially for Windows Server, you can create TBs storage with hardware RAID, but no matter how big your drive, you'll be amazed at how quickly application, Windows updates, browser caches, system restore points and temporary files eat up your free space. When there is little free space in system C drive, Windows Server pop up an alert about low disk space like below: Windows 2003 Server low disk space Windows 2008 Server low disk space When Windows pop up this alert, you cannot install Windows updates and other applications, system runs much slower, the worst is system crash if extremely low free space is left. You should fix this low disk space problem as fast as possible, as no one wants to see system crash, in that case, you have to start over and keep Server under … Continue reading

How to Resize Partition Windows 2000 Server with Partition Magic Server?

I cannot believe there are still so many people use Windows Server 2000, as even Windows Server 2008 has been released for such a long time. After reading the articles about partition magic software to resize, merge and manage Server disk partition, some Server users ask me whether these partition magic server software support Windows Server 2000, though the official websites says yes. So I test deeply again and write this tutorial how to resize partition Windows 2000 Server. In the begining, I want to introduce some background, if you know about this and don’t want to read again, you may jump to the end of this article to see how to resize partition Windows 2000 Server. About Windows 2000 Server Windows 2000 is a line of operating systems produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, business desktops, laptops, and servers. Released on 17 February 2000, it was the … Continue reading

How to Resize raid 5 with Partition Magic Server without data losing?

Why Do You Need to Resize RAID 5? Considering both price and reliability, RAID 5 is one of the most popular RAID level and is more preferred by Windows Server users. To maximize the performance of server computers, IT administrators need to repartition RAID 5 regularly, especially to resize RAID 5 without data losing. Here are some typical examples. I have a SBS2003 standard server. My system partition C: drive is run out of place on the created RAID 5? Do I need to recreate a RAID 5? I have a Dell Poweredge 4300 that I setup using a RAID 5 config. The C: drive has little space left (<750Mb) and I would like to find something that can successfully expand partition raid 5 without losing data as this is a production server. I have a Windows 2003 server with a single raid 5. System partition C is running out … Continue reading