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Step By Step Tutorial: Extend Boot Partition/Volume on Windows 2003 Server

Boot/system partition: low disk space

Many people will be not pleased to separate the partitions between boot partition and system partition. They usually combine them into one. The boot, also system, partition will easily run out of space on Windows Server 2003 when the large installations and Windows upgrades stored in.

Solve boot/system partition low disk space with Server partition manage

As we all know, the popular Partition Magic Server Software like Partition Assistant Server Edition which can extend boot/system partition like a piece of cake, below we introduce the detail procedure of extending Server 2003 boot/system partition.

Step1: Launch Partition Assistant Server, the disk and partition information display as below:

Aomei Partition Assistant

Step2: The C drive, which is the boot/system partition, needs to be extended. We can shrink D partition to free up some unallocated space. Drag partition D right or left handle.

Shrink D Partition

Step3. Drag C drive right handle rightwards to merge the unallocated space.

Merge Unallocated Space

Step4. Click "Apply on the toolbar.

Directions about extending boot volume or partition on Server 2003

  1. Free download partition magic demo version for the local computer analysis in advance is available.

  2. The step2, we directly drag D partition left handle and the unallocated space located behind C drive, so we can directly proceed the step 3 to add unallocated space to C drive. On the contrary, if we drag the right handle, the unallocated space will locate behind the D partition and we need exchange its location with D partition. Learn more about move partition.

  3. Step4 is the last key factor to commit the changes into effect. We can preview the changes in the "Pending Operations box for checking correctness.

  4. The toolbar, "Discard, "Undo" and "Redo" are designed for correcting the wrong operations.

Summary of Aomei Server Partition Manager

From the above operations, we can easily extend boot/system partition with only four steps. Without question, we can attribute this success to Partition Assistant Server Edition, which provides basic and advanced features. The following are its highlights.

- The data can be protected during the whole process
- The fresh interface clarifies whole information without misunderstanding
- The simple working method simplifies the difficult operations
- Three built-in wizards for special and straight tasks
- It was regarded as the server partition manager for extend system partition server 2008, move free space from one partition to another for Windows Server Operating Systems.

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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