Windows 2008 R2 Expand C Drive

Summary

This article will talk about the solution for low disk space on Windows Server 2008 R2 C drive and introduce solution to increase the size of C drive.

Andrew Wright

July 28, 2014

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Download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to increase the size of C drive on Windows 2008 R2 because it is running on low disk space.

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Usually, when C drive doesn't have enough free space, you may need to increase the size of C drive. Do you know how to increase the size of C drive on Windows Server 2008 R2? You may think to repartition the hard disk to reallocate disk space. As a matter of fact, it is very easy to increase the size of C drive without repartitioning hard disk. You can use IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server, which is a professional partition manager tool. With this partition manager tool, you can expand C drive, shrink disk partition and move partition, etc simply within a few steps.

 

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4 Steps to Increase Size of Windows Server 2008 R2 C Drive

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Step 1:
Download, install and launch IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server on Windows 2008 R2. Right click a partition that has lots of available space and choose "Resize/Move".

Step 2:
Move the arrows rightward or leftward to shrink the partition and create some unallocated space.

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Shrink other large partition to produce free space for C drive

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Step 3:
You need to 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:
Drag the arrows to expand C drive and finally click "Apply" button.

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Windows 2008 R2 Low Disk Space on C Drive

Computers have been an important part in people’s daily life and work, so more and more computer users are bothered by a common problem – low disk space on C. Simply say, low disk space on C means that the C drive is lacking of free disk space. Such kind of problem on computer can lead your computer to run at a slow speed. What’s worse, it may cause system crash and important data loss. If low disk space occurs on a Server like Windows 2008 R2 computer, the loss might be unimaginable because Server computers often store and exchange a large number of data. Thus, many Server users are looking for a solution for fixing low disk space on Windows Server R2 C drive. For instance:

"Please tell me if anybody know how to fix low disk space problem on Windows 2008 R2 C drive? My 40GB C drive is running out of disk space on Windows 2008 R2 and Windows frequently pops up low disk space warning."

"Windows 2008 R2 pops up an alert message about low disk space on C drive. My friend told me that I need to expand the C drive. Otherwise, it may cause unexpected trouble. My friend told me that Windows built-in tool can expand C drive without data loss, but I don’t how to do it. My friend also told me that a third-party partition tool provides easy way to expand a C drive, but can anybody recommend any software?"

Increase Size of C Drive with Partition Software

It is true that Diskpart command on Windows 2008 R2 can expand a partition, but it cannot expand C drive or FAT32 partition. It is also true that a third-party partition tool makes it much easier to expand C drive on Windows Server. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server is a professional partition tool, which can not only expand C drive, but also it supports to resize NTFS partition and FAT32 partition. Compared with Diskpart command, IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server has no limitations and it is much easier to handle.

Why Increase Size of C Drive?

Well, since operating system is often installed on C drive. It is quite important to increase size of C drive, because it might have influence on the performance of Server when there is no enough free space on the system partition. If your Server has a bad performance, your computer may run more and more slowly. You may find it terrible and annoying to do work on your computer. Therefore, it is necessary to increase size of C drive as soon as possible when it is running out of disk space on Windows 2008 R2.

Similar Low Disk Space Issue on Other Windows Servers

It is common to meet low disk space problem on Windows 2008 R2. As a matter of fact, low disk space issue can also occur on other Windows Servers. Then, you may see FAQs about Windows Server C drive low disk space here and there on Internet:
* I need to extend C drive space on Windows Server 2003
* May I resize C drive on Windows Server 2008?
* How to extend system partition on Windows Server?

When you encounter the similar problem on other Windows, you can also run IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to increase the size of disk partition.


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