How to Add Space on C Drive in Window Server 2016

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C drive run out of space in Windows server 2016? No need to worry, you can add space on C drive in Windows server system with the solution mentioned by this article.

Andrew Wright

June 2, 2021

by Andrew Wright

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You may be faced with the problem of inadequate space on your Windows Server 2016. This article will be showing you how to resolve this issue.

Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2016 is a server Operating System. This product was created by as a Microsoft Brand, Windows server was created as a part of the Windows NT family of operating system. Built to run side-by-side Windows 10 Operating System.

How to Extend/Add Space to C Drive

The issue with Server 2016 comes with the storage partition. This version comes with two drives. The C Drive partition has in it, system and application configuration. While the other partition is the real space. The problem with this is that the c drive is programmed to collect, update and run programs, but comes with limited space. After some time of using this Server, it is easy for you to run out of storage space in the c Drive. This is especially common after system upgrades. Thus, making the server run slower than expected. When this happens, you are then left with the option of either reducing the items in your C Drive or increasing the storage space in your C Drive.

Windows has an inbuilt way of increasing the size of space in each drive. To access this function extend volume option, right click on the system partition and select Extend Volume. After which you can extend the partition to your desired size. The problem with this function is the issue of “greyed out”. The assigned space gets greyed out and unusable when you use this function.

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Extend C Drive with IM Magic Resizer Server Edition

When you need to increase drive space, third-party partition software is the best bet. This is because they are built to do the job without side effects like getting greyed out. The best of them is the IM Magic Resizer Server Edition. Part of what makes this option better than the rest is because it is absolutely free to download. You can visit the website via this link. And download it instantly. Aside from the fact that it is free, it is also very easy to use. IM Magic comes with user-friendly features that allow the user to perform actions with fewer clicks. It also makes it very easy for users to understand what they are doing. It is also one hundred guaranteed to do the job for you.

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In order to be able to use this application, you must first ensure that your device meets the minimum requirements. This is:

  • Minimum of 100MB of Hard Drive Space
  • Minimum of an X86or compatible. With a minimum frequency of 500MHz.
  • Minimum of a 512MB inbuilt memory.
  • 3D Graphics card, with 64MB dedicated RAM
  • Windows compatible sound card
  • Keyboard, mouse and a coloured monitor.

Follow the steps to Extend C Drive

[Guide] Steps to extend volume without data loss

This step by step guide will show you the right way to extend any volume using  IM-Magic Partition Resizer Unlimited edition.

Step-1  Download install, and launch the program.

Step-2 Right click the large volume to produce unallocated free space.

Steps to resize your disk partition
Steps to resize your disk partition

Step-3  Then right click c and drag the border to acquire the free space.

Steps to resize your disk partition
Steps to resize your disk partition

Step-4 Apply the changes.

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