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Resize/Extend disk partition on Windows Server 2012

This article introduces how to resize disk partition on Windows Server 2012 (R2). Shrink and extend disk partition on Server 2012 without losing data or reinstalling OS.

Resize disk partition with Server 2012 DM

The same with previous version, Windows Server 2012 has built-in Shrink and Extend Volume option in Disk Management to resize disk partition. They are easy, fast and able to resize disk partition for Server 2012 on the fly. However, in some situations, Server 2012 DM can’t shrink volume. Extend Volume only works in very restricted condition.

To launch Disk Management: press Windows Y R en el teclado, escriba diskmgmt. msc y pulse Entrar.

To shrink a partition:

  1. Haga clic con el botón derecho en una partición y seleccione Reducir volumen.
  2. Introduzca la cantidad de espacio y haga clic en Encogimiento para empezar.

Reducir volumen

Consejos If you can’t shrink volume C on Server 2012, check the solution.

To extend a partition:

  1. Haga clic con el botón derecho en la partición con espacio contiguo no asignado y seleccione Extender volumen.
  2. Simplemente haga clic en Próxima Hasta Terminar en la ventana del Asistente para ampliar volumen.

Asistente para extender volumen

Cannot extend partition by shrinking

It is indeed easy and fast to resize disk partition with Server 2012 Disk Management, but it no se puede extender el volumen by shrinking another one.

When I shrinking partition D with Shrink Volume, the only option is entering the amount. After clicking Shrink, the Unallocated space is produced on the right side of D. When right clicking drive C and E, Extend Volume option is unavailable.

No se puede extender el volumen

Conclusion: Shrink Volume can only help you decrease a volume to create new one(s). Extend Volume only works by deleting the adjacent partition.

Obviously, the native Disk Management utility is not good choice. To resize and extend disk partition on Windows Server 2012, you need 3rd party program.

There is potential system and data damage risk while resizing disk partition with unreliable software. Make backup before any operations on a server.

As the safest Windows partition tool, NIUBI Partition Editor provides 1 Second Rollback, Virtual Mode, Cancel-at-will Y Cambio de tamaño en caliente technologies to protect system and data. To resize disk partitions on Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008 Y 2003, you just need to drag and drop on the disk map.

Extend disk partition with Partition Editor

Descargar NIUBI Partition Editor y verá todas las particiones de disco a la derecha, las operaciones disponibles para el disco seleccionado o la partición se enumeran a la izquierda o haciendo clic con el botón derecho.

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Before extending disk partition for Server 2012, you should shrink another one. Here I shrink D as example, right click it and select “Resize/Move Volume”.

Si usted arrastrar borde izquierdo derecha en la ventana emergente:

Shrink D derecha

El espacio no asignado se produce en el Izquierda lado de la unidad D.

Unidad D redimensionada

Si usted arrastrar hacia la izquierda borde derecho en la ventana emergente:

Encoger D zurdos

El espacio no asignado se produce en el Derecho lado de la unidad D.

No asignado producido

Steps to extend disk partition on Windows Server 2012 (R2):

Haga clic derecho C drive and select “Resize/Move Volume” again, arrastrar borde derecho derecha en la ventana emergente.

Extienda la impulsión de C

El espacio no asignado se combina en la unidad C.

Unidad C extendida

Haga clic derecho E drive and select “Resize/Move Volume” again, arrastrar borde izquierdo izquierda en la ventana emergente.

Extienda la unidad E

El espacio no asignado se combina en la unidad E.

Unidad E extendido

When Unallocated space is on the right side of D, you should move it to the other side before extending C drive.

Haga clic derecho en la unidad D and select “Resize/Move Volume”, arrastrar la posición intermedia derecha en la ventana emergente.

Mover partición D

En Resumen

Disk Management utility cannot extend disk partition by shrinking other one, to resize disk partition on Windows Server 2012 (R2), NIUBI Partition Editor is the right choice.

  • Drag the border towards other side, you can shrink a volume or combine contiguous Unallocated space into this volume.
  • When Unallocated space is non-adjacent (to drive C), right click D and drag the middle position to move Unallocated space to the other side, and then you can combine it to C.

Besides shrinking, moving and extending disk partition, NIUBI Partition Editor helps you do many other operations.

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