Windows Server 2008 Increase Partition Size

Summary

This article is about the solution for Windows Server 2008 disk partition resizing with a third-party partition magic software.

Andrew Wright

Sept 2, 2014

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Windows 2008 Partition Resizer Download

Download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to extend C drive disk partition when there is no free space on Windows Server 2008.

Increase Partition Size on Server 2008

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For Windows Server 2008 partition resizing, a third-party partition tool is necessary. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server has the function of resize hard disk including extending disk partition, shrinking partition and moving partition, etc. You can run this partition software to extend C drive or other partition to solve low disk space problem on Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows SBS 2008 and other Windows Servers. The partition software supports to increase NTFS and FAT partition.


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Steps to Increase the Size of Disk Partition on Windows 2008

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How to redistribute disk space in Windows Server 2003

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

Step 2:

Move the arrows to shrink the selected partition. Then, you can 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. Then, right click C drive 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:
Move the arrows when mouse shows double arrows symbol and then click "Apply" button.

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Increase Size of C Drive in Server 2008

If you want to repartition, reformat hard disk or reinstall system to fix low disk space on Windows Server 2008 C drive, you will lose everything stored on the partition. When the free space on C drive decreases, you can run Disk cleanup tool to clean some unnecessary data. If C drive is running out of disk space and has influence on the performance of your computer, you can increase the size of C drive by relying on third-party partition software. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server can help you increase the size of disk partition without reformatting.

Extend NTFS Partition without Reformatting

If it is not C drive but other data volume is running on low disk space on Server 2008, it will be much easier to extend the partition. You can follow the methods below to extend a NTFS partition without reformatting on Windows Server 2008.
Method 1: Run Diskpart command to extend a NTFS partition.
Method 2: Open Disk Management and select "Extend Disk Volume" option to extend disk partition.
Method 3: Rely on IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to extend disk partition.
All methods above make it possible to extend a NTFS partition on Windows Server 2008, but you need to produce some unallocated space first of all before you can extend a partition. Besides, you need to move the unallocated space close to the partition you want to extend. If the unallocated space is not behind the partition you want to extend, you should move it. Otherwise, you will be unable to perform partition resizing.

Increase Size of FAT32 Partition without Rebooting

If you want to increase the size of FAT32 partition without rebooting Server 2008, partition software is the best choice. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server enables you to expand FAT32 partition size without rebooting your computer. Every operation you perform on your hard disk will be shown on the "Pending Operations", only after you click the "Apply" button can all these pending operations be changed. In addition, if the computer shuts down due to some unknown reasons, the partition software will does no harm to your computer.

Expand Boot Volume Windows Server 2008 RAID 5

Boot partition plays an important role on Windows Server 2008. What can you do when server boot volume is running out of disk space? Besides, many people begin to use RAID 5 because it provides higher data security and improves availability and performance. If the boot volume runs on low disk space and you want to extend it on Windows Server 2008 RAID 5, IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server is also available. This partition software can work on RAID 5 on all Windows Servers including Server 2008 to extend boot volume, system partition and data partition. With this partition software, you can extend boot partition on Server 2008 without reinstalling or reformatting hard disk.


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