Can I Increase Size of Disk Volume without Formatting on Windows 2008 R2

Summary

This article will share how to increase size of disk partition on Windows Server 2008 R2 without formatting.

Andrew Wright

May 6, 2018

by Andrew Wright

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Windows 2008 R2 Partition Software Download

Download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to resize hard disk without formatting when there is no free space on Windows 2008 R2.

Increase Size of Partition without Formatting

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Do you want to format the partition to free up disk space when it is running out of disk space? Do you want to reinstall system and reformat disk to reallocate disk space when C drive is running on low disk space? In fact, low disk space problem can be easily resolved simply by relying on IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server. It is a partition tool which can work on Windows Servers to resize hard disk without needing you to format the disk. This partition software enables you to increase size of any partition including system partition and data volume when it is lacking free space.

Steps to Extend Disk Volume on Windows 2008 R2

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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" option.

Step 2:
Move the arrows to shrink the selected partition and then you can get some unallocated space from the selected partition.

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

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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 the partition that runs on low disk space. Then, right click this partition and choose "Resize/Move" option.

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Right click c drive to get started with extending c

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

 

Step 4:

Move the arrows to increase size of the partition and then click "Apply" button.

Download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server Edition

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Users That Need to Resize Disk Volume on Windows Server 2008 R2

"I run into low disk space problem on my system partition on Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system. I have some free space on another partition D drive, so I want to move some free space to increase the size of system partition. Can you tell me how to move free space from D drive to C drive (system partition)?"

"I need to increase the size of disk partition on my computer which runs in Windows 2008 R2 Server, but Disk Management cannot help me extend the partition. My friend said that I can repartition the hard disk and reallocate the disk space. I have searched online that I need to reinstall system and reformat the hard disk if I repartition the disk. To be honest, I do not want to waste time in reinstalling system and reformatting disk. Is there any easy way to reallocate disk space without formatting?"

Resize Windows 2008 R2 Partition without Formatting

Usually, a computer contains system partition and data partition. If it is a data partition that runs out of disk space, you can delete some unnecessary files or move all files to another media to free up disk space on the partition. Things will be much more complex if it is a system partition that runs on low disk space. Deleting or moving files is good solution for C drive low disk space fixing. Somebody may try to reinstall system and reformat hard disk to reallocate disk when C drive lacks free space. However, as a matter of fact, problem can be resolved only using a partition tool. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server allows you to resize disk on Windows 2008 R2 or other Windows Servers without reinstalling system or reformatting hard disk.

How Does Partition Software Work to Resize Partition?

IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server provides an easy method to resize disk partition when it is running out of disk space. First of all, it allows you to shrink partition on the same hard disk so that you can squeeze some unallocated space. Then, you can move the unallocated space close to the partition you want to extend. Finally, the partition software allows you to add the unallocated space to the partition you want to extend. By using this partition software, you can increase size of a partition efficiently only within three steps.

Support NTFS / FAT32 Partition Resizing

IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server supports NTFS and FAT32 file system, so you can use this partition software to resize NTFS or FAT32 partition when it is running out of disk space. You can resize any of partitions without touching any data on the hard disk or rebooting your computer. The partition software is safe to use, which will not have any influence on operating system. This partition software is compatible with all brands of hard disks such as Seagate, Samsung, Western Digital, Maxtor, Kingston, Kingmax, etc.


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