Extend Partition with Non-adjacent Unallocated Space on Windows 2008

Summary

This article will introduce partition software to extend disk partition on Windows Server 2008 with non-adjacent unallocated space.

Andrew Wright

Oct 31, 2014

by

Follow @IM-Magic

Windows 2008 Partition Software Download

Download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to add non-adjacent unallocated space to Windows 2008 hard disk partition.

Extend Partition on Windows 2008 with Partition Software

extend c drive

Windows 2008 Disk Management allows you to extend volume when there is adjacent unallocated space. However, if the unallocated space is not adjacent to the partition you want to extend, you will need to rely on third-party partition software to extend the partition. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server can resize hard disk on Windows Server 2008 and other Windows Servers without repartitioning your hard disk. This partition software has the function of expanding partition, shrink partition and moving partition, etc.


Download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server for all Windows Server OS.

download server resizer to resize 2003

Steps to Extend Partition on Windows Server 2008

resize partition

How to redistribute disk space in Windows Server 2003

Step 1:
Download, install and run IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server. Right click a partition that has enough free space and choose "Resize/Move" option.

Step 2:
Shrink the selected partition to squeeze some unallocated space.

shrink large drive on server 2003

Shrink other large partition to produce free space for C drive

free space after shrinking other large server partition

Step 3:
You need to move the unallocated space close to the partition you want to extend. Then, right click this partition and choose "Resize/Move" option.

right click server c drive to extend

Right click c drive to get started with extending c

extend 2003 c

 

Step 4:
You can move the arrows to extend the selected partition and then click "Apply" button.

 

Download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server Edition

download server resizer to resize 2003

Windows 2008 Low Disk Space

"My PC with Windows Server 2008 operating system shows low disk space alert message on C drive system partition. I realized that there is little available space on this drive, but I don't know how to resolve the problem. Do I need to repartition the hard disk? Or should I add a new hard disk? I am wondering if I can extend the C drive partition without repartitioning the hard disk. Can anybody tell me what to do?"

"System partition is running on low disk space on Windows 2008, so I squeeze some unallocated space from D drive under Disk Management. However, when I want to add the unallocated space to C drive, I found that the Extend Volume option is grayed out on system partition. Can you tell me? How can I extend system partition on Windows Server 2008?"

Disk Management to Extend Volume on Windows 2008

There is no doubt that Windows Server 2008 OS allows its users to extend and shrink disk volume under Disk Management. If you want to produce some unallocated space, you can right click a partition that has free space and select "Shrink Volume" option. The unallocated space will show behind the selected partition that you shrink. However, if you want to extend a partition, you need to move the unallocated space close to the partition you want to extend. Otherwise, the "Extend Volume" option will be grayed out. In another word, you cannot extend a volume under Disk Management in Windows Server 2008 when there is non-adjacent unallocated space.

Partition Software for Windows 2008 Partition Resizing

If you cannot extend a partition under Disk Management, professional partition software IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server enables you to extend system partition and data volume easily. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server can work with all Windows Servers to extend disk volume when it is running out of disk space. You can move free space from data volume to system partition. And you can also extend a data volume by moving space from system partition. This partition software provides safe method to resize hard disk without touching the operating system and data stored on the disk.

Windows SBS 2008 Partition Resizing

IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server also enables you to extend partition on Windows SBS 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. By using this professional partition software, you can:
* Resize C drive without reinstalling operating system
* Extend C drive on Windows Server 2008
* Resize partition on Windows Server 2008 VMware
* Reallocate disk space to system partition without touching the system
* Extend FAT32 partition without rebooting
* Resize partition without formatting or losing any data

IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server is Windows Server partition software, which is easy to handle and resize basic hard disk and RAID 5 disk effectively and efficiently. Whenever you run into low disk space problem on Windows Server, you can completely rely on this software and perform partition resizing.

IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server works as best Server partition software. It is able to work on all Windows Servers to extend partition with unallocated space.

For Windows Server all versions ==> Download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server

download server resizer to resize 2003

Don't Forget to Share This Article with Your Friends

More Related Articles You May Like

Related Product

Copyright © 2017 IM-Magic Inc. All rights reserved. Windows® is trademark of Microsoft Inc., and Partition Magic® is trademark of Symantec Inc registered in the U.S. and other countries . IM-Magic's software is not developed by or affiliated with Microsoft nor Symantec Inc.