Extend System Partition in Windows 2003 without Reinstalling


This page will guide you to increase the size of system partition on Windows Server 2003 without reinstalling operating system.

Andrew Wright

Feb 3, 2015

by Andrew Wright

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Windows 2003 Partition Software Download

Download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to extend system partition when lacking free space on Windows 2003.

Windows 2003 Resize System Partition

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Are you wondering what to do when system partition needs to be expanded due to low disk space problem on Windows Server 2003? In fact, the problem can be resolved by using partition software IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server. This partition software is able to resize hard disk so that you can reallocate free space to system partition without repartitioning hard disk. With this partition software, you can extend system partition space without reinstalling system or touching any data on the disk. It also has no influence on the operating system.

Steps to Extend System Partition Space on Server 2003

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How to redistribute disk space in Windows Server 2003

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

Step 2:
When mouse shows double arrows symbol, you can move the arrows to shrink the selected partition to squeeze some unallocated space.

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Shrink other large partition to produce free space for C drive

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Step 3:
Move the unallocated space close to system partition. Right click system partition 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:

You can move the arrows to add the unallocated space to system partition and then click "Apply" button.

Download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server Edition

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Cases about Low Disk Space Problem on Windows 2003

"The C drive runs on low disk space on Windows Server 2003. Can I increase the size of C drive without repartitioning hard disk or touching the operating system? The Windows Server OS is installed on this drive, so I am afraid that it will cause damage to operating system due to improper operation on the C drive. Can anybody tell a reliable method to fix low disk space on system partition on Windows Server 2003?"

"I need to expand system partition space on Windows Server 2003, but somebody said that I need to reinstall system and repartition hard disk to reallocate free space to system partition. I want to know if there is a way to increase the size of system partition without reinstalling system or repartitioning hard disk on Windows Server 2003."

Resize System Partition with Partition Software

Only a professional partition tool can help resize hard disk to fix low disk space problem on system partition in Windows Server 2003, so you have no need to repartition disk or reinstall system. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server, partition software for Windows Servers, is able to reallocate available space for system partition without hurting the operating system. This partition software works as magic to move free space from another partition to the system partition so that you do not need to delete any data to free up disk space.

Pay Attention

IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server allows you to extend the system partition space with no influence on operating system or disk data, but you can only move free space from other partition (s) on the same hard disk. In other words, free space on the same hard disk is always needed in order to extend system partition. If there is no free space on all partitions on the hard disk, you cannot extend the system partition by adding a new hard disk.

Expand C Drive on RAID 5 Windows 2003

RAID 5 is different from basic hard disk. RAID 5 array is dynamic disk, which is created by 3 hard disk at least. When C drive is running out of disk space on RAID 5, you can also use the partition software to increase the size of C drive on Windows Serve 2003. You can move free space from other partitions of the array. Or you can also add new disk to move the unallocated space to the C drive on the array. If you need to add new disk to the array, you should make sure if the RAID 5 array can be compatible with the new added disk.

Supports NTFS and FAT32 Partition Resizing

Usually, a partition has NTFS or FAT32 file system under Windows system. The partition software both NTFS and FAT32 file system, so you can extend system partition on Windows Server 2003 whether it has NTFS or FAT32 file system. By using this software, you are able to resize system partition without rebooting your PC. So it is time-saving to use this partition software for system partition resizing on Windows Server 2003. This partition also works in VMware, so you can use it in VMware extend C drive Windows 2003.

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