Partition Magic for Windows Server 2008

Can you use partition magic to resize hard disk in Windows Server 2008, SBS or R2? When referring to resizing hard disk, many people know the partition magic from Symantec. Symantec partition magic is a powerful program which is able to manage disk space including extend partition, shrink partition and merge partition without losing any data. However, partition magic from Symantec only works on Windows 98, 2000 and Windows XP operating system. The partition magic of Symantec is not compatible with any Windows Server operating system, so this article will introduce Windows Server 2008 partition magic for partition resizing when the Symantec partition magic is not available for Server partition resizing.

Why Do You Need Partition Magic for Windows 2008?

Usually, you will try to look for partition magic when you receive low disk space warning message on system partition in Windows Server 2008 because you want to increase the size of C drive so as to fix the low disk space issue on your PC. In addition, you may try to look for a partition magic tool when you want to reallocate disk space on your computer without losing or moving any data in Windows 2008, R2 or SBS 2008.

Windows Server 2008 Partition Magic Alternative

Although the partition magic released by Symantec does not support Windows Server 2008, you have many other choices for partition resizing on Windows Server 2008:
Here are some alternative tools, which work similarly to partition magic from Symantec:

1. Disk Management tool

The Disk Management on Windows Server 2008 has the ability to resize hard disk, with which you can extend volume, shrink partition, delete volume, create new volume, etc. Therefore, you can run Disk Management in Windows 2008 to redistribute hard disk space when you failed to use Symantec partition magic for partition resizing.

2. Diskpart command

Diskpart is a command line, with which you can extend partition, delete partition and format partition on Windows Server 2008. Therefore, you can also run Diskpart command to resize hard disk on Windows Server 2008.

Disk Management and Diskpart command are two command tools, with which you can mange hard disk space on Windows Server 2008, SBS 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. However, sometimes you will fail to manage disk space with either of them because they have some limitations. For whatever reason, if you cannot extend partition with Diskpart or Disk Management, you may keep reading for more choices!

Partition Software for Windows 2008

IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server is a partition magic for Windows Server edition, so you can use it to resize hard disk drive on Windows 2008, Server 2008 and Windows SBS 2008 when you failed to extend partition or complete other tasks with all methods above. Simply say, you can use this partition magic for Windows 2008, SBS 2008 and Server 2008 R2 to reallocate disk space to resolve following problems:
1. You can use this partition magic software to extend system partition when Windows 2008, R2 or SBS says there is not enough free space on it. Whenever Windows 2008 Server says C drive running out of disk space, you can use this partition software to shrink partition to create unallocated space and then move the unallocated space close to C drive so as to add it to extend C drive.

2. This partition magic software also enables you to create new partition without needing to repartition hard drive or deleting any data.

Partition Resizing for Windows Server 2008 R2, SBS 2008

The partition software is also compatible with Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows SBS 2008 when you want to perform partition resizing to fix low disk space problem, create new partition, delete partition, format partition and more.

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