Expand the Size of Our "C" Drive on Server

Summary

This page will share step-by-step guide to expand the size of C drive when it is running on low disk space on Windows Server.

Andrew Wright

June 5, 2014

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Download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to extend C drive on Windows Server OS that include Server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2000, SBS 2003, SBS 2008, and Windows Server R2.

Expand C Drive on Windows Server

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You need to expand C drive when it is lacking of free disk space on Windows Server. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server has the function of extending disk partition, shrinking partition and moving partition on all Windows Servers. It works as partition magic to manage your disk partition in a proper way and extend C drive without any influence on disk data or system. Working as partition software, IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server is risk from virus or other risk. It can resize both NTFS and FAT disk partition effectively and efficiently.


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Steps to Expand Size of C Drive on Server

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How to redistribute disk space in Windows Server 2003

Step 1:
Download, install and launch IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server. You can choose a partition that has large free space, and then right click this partition and choose "Resize/Move".

Step 2:
You need to move the arrow to shrink the selected partition and squeeze some unallocated space.

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Shrink other large partition to produce free space for C drive

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Step 3:
Move the unallocated space close to C drive. Right click C drive and choose "Resize/Move".

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Right click c drive to get started with extending c

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Step 4:
Move the arrow to increase the size of C drive and finally click "Apply" button.

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Server C Drive Has Low Disk Space

C drive total space will not change after building the hard disk on your Server, but the free space on C drive will be occupied by this and that kind of data like Windows Logs, Internet temporary files, cookies, windows system restore data, etc. Thus, you may receive low disk space warning on C drive when the free space is too little. Windows system will advise you to delete some unnecessary or old files to free disk space on C drive, but it is not a good solution to fix low disk space issue thoroughly.

Solution for Windows Server C Drive Low Disk Space

The solution that can fix low disk space issue on Windows Server C drive thoroughly is to expand the size of C drive. In order to expand the size of C drive on Windows Server, you can:

1. Open Disk Management and choose "Extend Volumes" option.
2. Run Diskpart command to extend C drive.
3. Employ third-party partition software to increase the size of C drive.

All of the three solutions can help you extend C drive on Windows Servers, but the third solution is the best choice because it can help you expand the size of your C drive on all Windows Server OS effectively and efficiently.

IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to Extend C Drive without Reinstalling

When C drive is running out of disk space, some users will think to reinstall system and reformat the C drive. Reformatting will erase the C drive but the total size of C drive will not change. If C drive is too small, the free space will be eaten up soon even if you reformat it. If you can rely on partition software like IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server, you can increase the size of C drive. With this partition software, you don’t need to reinstall system or reformat the hard disk. You just need to squeeze some free space from other partition that has large free disk space, and then you can add the free space to C drive to get it expanded.

Server 2003 Extend C Drive Space

IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server is professional Server partition software, so it is able to extend C drive space when you receive low disk space alert on Windows Server 2003. This Server partition software is available in following situations to extend C drive on Windows 2003:

Windows 2003 shows low disk space warning on C drive
Server 2003 system partition is running out of disk space
SBS 2003 increase C drive because it is too small

No matter the C drive is NTFS file system or FAT file system, IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server allows you to extend the drive without rebooting.

Tip:
IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server allows you to extend C drive space without rebooting. If your computer shuts down due to unexpected reason during the partition resizing, you don’t need to worry that it will hurt the system.

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