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How to Repartition Windows SBS 2000/2003/2008 Safely and Easily?

Remaining problem when setup Windows SBS

When originally partitioning Windows Small Business Server hard drive, some administrators only gave C drive a smaller amount of space for system and boot, but allocated a much larger amount of space to D partition for data, etc. With Windows updates and essential applications installed, the C drive almost gets full. In such case, the best way is to repartition Windows SBS hard drive and allocate more space to the C drive.

Smaller C Drive and Larger D

Repartition Windows Small Business Server hard drive with partition magic Server software

Repartition hard drive is not an easy job for Windows SBS administrators because it may cause data on Server partitions loss. Therefore, it is a wise and good choice to complete the task with reliable and excellent third-party Partition Magic Server software, such as Partition Assistant Server Edition, it enables you to repartition hard drive on Windows Small Business Server 2000/2003/2008/2012/2016 both 32 bit and 64 bit without losing data.

How to repartition hard drive on Windows Server with partition magic Server software?

As Partition Magic alternative for servers, Partition Assistant Server Edition, with fair and reasonable price, provides powerful features such as resize/move partition, extend/shrink volume, copy disk/partition, etc in Windows Small Business Server. And it does keep the whole partition intact and protect everything from destroying.

The followings are step by step instructions to repartition Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 R2 hard drive:

Step1: Launch Partition Assistant Server.

Aomei Partition Assistant

Step2: Right-click D partition and select "Resize" option.

Select Resize Option

Step3: In the pop-up window, position the mouse pointer on the left borderline and drag it to the right as the screenshot:

Repartition D

After the step 3, there will be some contiguous unallocated space behind the C drive.

Contiguous Unallocated Space behind C Drive

Step4: Select C drive. Position the mouse pointer on the right borderline and drag it rightwards to add the unallocated space to C drive.

Repartition C Drive

Step5: You will preview the hard drive has been repartitioned to a larger C drive with much available free space. Click "Apply".

Click Apply

In summary, Partition Assistant Server Edition is not only adequate for Windows Small Business Server, but also for Exchange, Storage Server 2000/2003/2008/2012/2016 R2 and Windows 8/8.1/7/Vista/XP. Now you can download partition magic free trial version and try.

Tips: For Enterprise users, Unlimited Edition provides unlimited usage within one company to save money, namely, you can install it on multiple machines in your company to maximize business productivity whilst minimizing the total cost of management.

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