As we know, there are lots of free partition manager software. However, all of them only work with desktop Windows operating systems, including Windows 8/8.1/7/Vista/XP. Is there any freeware available to resize Windows Server partition?
As free server partition manager software, Server Partition Assistant Free Edition provides the most popular hard disk partition management functions free of charge. It fully supports Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008, 2012, Windows Small Business Server 2003, 2008, 2011 and Windows Home Server 2011 (all editions).
Free resize partition in Windows Server 2000/2003/2008/2012
The following is a step-by-step tutorial on how to resize partition by moving some free space from D partition to C drive in Windows Server 2003 with free Partition Magic Server Software - Server Partition Assistant Free Edition. This tutorial is also available for Windows 2000, 2008, 2012 Server.
Tip: You can free download the full version of Server Partition Assistant Free Edition and follow this instruction.
Step1: Install and launch Server Partition Assistant Free Edition.
Step2: Select D partition. Right click on it and select "Resize Partition" in the drop-down menu.
In the pop-up window, position the mouse pointer on the right handle and drag the slider bar leftwards to shrink D partition, or you can enter the new size of D partition and press "Tab" key.
Step3: Click "OK" and you can find an unallocated space has been generated from D partition. Then, right click on D partition and select "Move Partition".
In the pop-up window, drag the slider bar to the right side. Note: The slider bar can not be moved unless the size of unallocated space is equal or larger than the partition (here's D) you want to move.
Step4: Click "OK" and you can find the unallocated space locates behind C drive. Then, select C drive and drag the right slider bar rightwards to extend.
Step5: Now you can preview the reduced D partition and expanded C drive. To save the changes, click "Apply" on the toolbar.
Now download the full version of Server Partition Assistant Free to resize partition in Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008, 2012 without losing data and rebooting.