How to Extend System Partition on Windows Server 2019 without Data Loss

Summary

There are several ways of extending system partition on windows server 2019, none guarantees against data loss like IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server edition/unlimited edition.

Andrew Wright

26/10/2019

by Andrew Wright

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Introduction

Extending system partition comes with several risks. One of those risks is that you could lose data if utmost care is not taken. There are also several reasons why extending system partition is important. Boosting your system performance tops the list of those reasons. Imagine running out of space to save your important work. At a one time or the other, many of us have been at that tight spot where we are in dire need of space to save a task we are working on. If you have ever experienced this, then knowing how to extend system partition on Windows server 2019 is necessary. While there are several ways of extending system partition on windows server 2019, none guarantees against data loss like IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server edition/unlimited edition.

Why Your Drive Quickly Gets Exhausted

We pile so much on our disk drive that they soon get filled up. This does not happen suddenly as we think they do. It takes a considerable timeframe. Our drives are clogged with those little redundant files you think are of no significant size on your hard drive. When amassed over a long period, those files eat deeply into our disk drive. Another way our hard drive is quickly eaten up is through the storage of enormous media files. In as much as we love our media files, keeping them on our disk drive could fill out our disk drive in no time. Log files and unemptied recycle bin are also factors that spend out our c drive.

How To Extend System Partition on Windows Server 2019

So now that you are indeed in want of space on your Windows Server 2019, how do you go about it? Extending your system partition is the solution. You can use the inbuilt utility tool, Disk management Tool to extend system partition. However, please note there are several limitations to this. One, to extend system partition on Windows server, your unallocated space needs to be in close proximity to the partition you are extending. Also, your system file must be an NFTS format. The utility tool will not extend a file in FAT32. Other risks associated with partition extension with any kind of tool is that you could run into the problem of damaged files or corrupted drives.

Extend System Partition on Windows Server 2019 without Data Loss

While there are many free tools to extend c drive, IM Magic Partition Resizer Server edition/unlimited edition will protect you against all those aforementioned risk and limitations.

First, download Partition Resizer Server edition/unlimited edition and run it.

Then click on the volume you want to get the free space from.

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Afterwards, click on the c drive and shift the appeared arrow to get the collected free space.

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Then apply all the changes you have done. It is that quick and easy.

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