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How to Resize Partition on Server 2000/2003/2008 with Partition Magic Server Software?

Description of Windows Server partition problems

In most cases, Operating System installed first time usually came with the improper partition distribution as the following Windows updates ignored. The truth is system partition used for storing this information as default requirements. Certainly, besides this circumstance, as the working developing needs, more and more large size programs installed day by day, therefore, the partition size goes improper at the same time.

Find solution to resize Windows Server partition

In the previous several years ago, users can only reinstalled OS to adjust the partition size, nowadays, under the leadership of Symantec, various partition magic utilities developed for one purpose - help users solve the partition problems in daily work, partition magic Server software included because Windows Server OS widely used by business or home Server users.

Compare with all these partitioning utilities, each has its own highlights. We follow our topic, resize partition, this is the main feature given to those Partition Magic for Server software - Partition Assistant Server Edition.

Procedure of resizing partition on Windows Server

Take Partition Assistant Server Edition for instance, start resizing partition on Server 2000/2003/2008. Need remind here before the procedure, proceed to resize operation, shrink or extend included. We get the most common situation to shrink data partition firstly then extend system partition. You also can download partition magic free trial version to take a test on your computer.

  1. Launch Partition Assistant Server, the following screenshot is the local computer disks/partitions information analyzed.

    Partition Assistant Server

  • Shrink partition

    Position mouse pointer on the right borderline and drag the slider bar leftwards.

    Shrink Partition

    Partition Shrink

  • Move partition

    Position mouse pointer on the D partition and drag it to the right.

    Move Partition

  • Extend partition

    The unallocated space locates behind system partition C drive. Select C drive and drag the right slider bar rightwards.

    Extend Partition

  • Save all changes

    Before committing all changes, it is necessary to check them in "Pending Operations" box for avoiding accidentally wrong operations. There are several buttons designed in toolbar, "Discard", "Undo" and "Redo" can cancel or correct the wrong operations. "Apply", which means the changes will be taken into effect after clicking.

    Click Apply

Summary: You should not still feel helpless if you are pleased to choose helpful partition magic Server tool we recommended. On Server 2000/2003/2008, resize partition, such kind operations always seems so difficult to realize, turn to Partition Assistant Server Edition, you will find you have made a right choice.

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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