Extend boot volume in windows server 2008 r2 without losing data

Summary

Boot partition in Windows is in low disk space? This article will show you how to extend boot volume in Windows server 2008 without losing data.

Andrew Wright

07/11/2018

by Andrew Wright

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How to extend boot volume without formatting

Learning how to extend boot partition windows server 2008 is a bit tricky if you don’t have the right knowledge. The best thing that you can do here is to identify a simple, reliable tool that can complete the process for you with great success. You do need to realize that using some options might be a bit better than the others, so don’t hesitate to find the right options for the best outcome.

Extend system partition space using disk management

Usually when you want to extend system c partition windows server 2008, the primary tool to use is Disk Management. You can open it in Windows, and the first thing you want to do is to see whether you have any unallocated page. The thing to note is that you will not be able to extend anything without any free space already there. That can obviously be a problem, especially if you extend boot partition windows server 2008 fast and with great results.

What you can do is to delete some of the other drives after you create a backup for that information. And then you just go onward and use some of the Unallocated Space you have now the way you want. It’s a really good system and it actively works better than you might imagine. The problem is that you have to spend a lot of time getting more space free for this sort of thing. Sure, it does work in the end and solves some of the issues. But that means you have to remove files from the server, and it will cause websites or info to not work properly.

Increase system partition space with partition software

You can use the IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server edition or Unlimited edition to resize c drive in Windows server. If you use Windows 10/8/7, you can download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Free which is a totally freeware. These tools are great because they make it very easy to expand the server size without a problem. The thing you will like the most about IM-Magic Partition is that everything is adjustable and adaptable here.

Open IM-Magic Partition

Select the drive that you want to extend (C)

Choose how much you want to expand and where you want to get the extra space from

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Press the Extend button and wait until this is completed.

The great thing about using IM-Magic Partition is that this is a very fast and reliable tool. It’s quick and easy to use, which is exactly what you need. There’s no room for error, and with this tool you never have to worry about that. You don’t even have to restart either, which can end up bringing you lots of benefits in the end actually, if you do everything right.

We encourage you to use IM-Magic Partition and the server counterpart if you want to expand the boot partition. It’s a very simple process, easy to follow and it just makes it easy for you to complete your tasks without even restarting the server. That alone is a huge advantage and it will make things better and easier all the time. Check it out and you will be quite amazed with it!

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