Extend System Partition Windows 2003 VMware

Summary

This page will introduce a partition manager, with which users can extend system partition on Windows Server 2003 virtual machine.

Andrew Wright

May 29, 2014

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Windows 2003 VMware Partition Resizer Download

Download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to extend system partition in VMware on Windows Server 2003 safely and effectively.

Extend Windows 2003 VMware System Partition

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Virtual machine allows users to run their computer in a virtual environment, but it still works like a physical computer. When system partition doesn’t have enough free disk space on VMware, you still need to reallocate disk space. If you need to reallocate disk space on Windows Server 2003 VMware, IM-Magic Partition is a good choice. This partition software enables you to resize disk partition and reallocate disk space without repartitioning or reformatting the hard disk.


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Step-by-step Tutorials to Extend System Partition on Windows 2003 VMware

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How to redistribute disk space in Windows Server 2003

Step 1:
Download, install and run IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server on Windows Server 2003 VMware. Right click a partition that has enough free space and choose "Resize/Move" option.

Step 2:
When mouse shows double arrows, you can move the arrow to shrink the selected partition to 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 system partition. Right click system partition and choose "Resize/Move" option.

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Right click c drive to get started with extending c

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Step 4:
You can move the arrow when mouse shows double arrows to add the unallocated space to system partition, and then click "Apply" button to apply all changes.

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System Partition Runs on Low Disk Space Windows 2003 VMware

Some people install virtual machine on Windows Server 2003 to make their computer run in a virtual environment so as to protect data or other information on their computer. It is often a difficult job for them to resize disk partition when system partition runs out of disk space on Windows 2003 VMware, because they are afraid of data loss or other damage to computer if they make any mistake during the partition resizing. It is understandable that they have such kind of worry because most people don’t know how to extend C drive Windows 2003 VMware.

Resize VMware Partition on Windows 2003 Server

VMware is just an application software on your physical computer. However, in virtual environment, VMware functions as a physical computer. After install VMware on your computer, you are able to run your computer in a virtual environment and you can install operating system, applications, etc on VMware. Therefore, when disk partition is lacking of free disk space, you can install partition software like IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to resize the disk partition. This partition software can extend disk partition, shrink disk partition and move partition on Windows Server 2003 VMware without any influence on the system.

Extend System Partition Windows 2003 VMware

Some software cannot work on VMware, but IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server can work perfectly on VMware Windows Server 2003. When system partition is running on low disk space on VMware Windows 2003 Server, it doesn’t have influence on the physical computer, but you might meet some trouble when running in the virtual environment. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server allows you to extend system partition whether it is NTFS file system or FAT32 file system. You don’t need to reboot your computer in order to perform system partition resizing.

No Space in VMware C Drive Windows 2003

You have virtual machine running on VMware Windows Server 2003. Now there is no space on C drive and you want to extend C drive on Windows Server 2003 VMware? What can you do? You might have a try with Diskpart command to extend C drive, but finally you find that you cannot extend C drive with such a method because you receive the message: "The volume you have selected may not be extended. Please select another volume and try again".

It is true that Diskpart command is able to extend disk partition sometimes, but it cannot extend C drive when operating system is installed on this drive. Therefore, it is not strange to get such a message if you want to extend C drive with Diskpart. If you can use IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server, the situation will be different because it is able to extend system partition and other partition without any limitation.

Main Functions of VMware VMware

1. VMware enables you to install more than one operating system on a PC without repartitioning or rebooting.

2. Protect system, data, applications and all other information on different operating systems.

3. You can share Internet, documents and other data between different OS with VMware.

4. You can set or modify the environment of operating system at any time you like.

 

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