Extending C Drive on Windows Server 2003 / Windows Server 2003 Resize C Drive


This tutorial is telling about the method to resize C drive on Windows Server 2003 when it runs on low disk partition. It is 100% risk-free.

Andrew Wright

Feb 23, 2014

by Andrew Wright

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Windows Server 2003 C Drive Resizer Download

Download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to extend C drive when it is nearly full on Server 2003, SBS 2003, and more other Windows Server users.

Server 2003 Extend C Drive

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You may want to extend C drive when it is nearly full on Windows Server 2003. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server works as magic to resize C drive without touching any data on the disk. No need to move any file from the C drive. No need to delete any data from the partition. You are allowed to extend the C drive simply with help of IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server. It is 100% risk free and it enables any Windows Server user to extend C drive or other partitions without rebooting your computer.

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Steps to Extend C Drive 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 on your computer. Right click a partition that has enough free disk space and go to "Resize/Move" option.

Step 2:
You may shrink the selected partition when you see the double arrows to the left or right, and click "OK" button, then you will see the free disk space shown as an unallocated volume.

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Shrink other large partition to produce free space for C drive

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Step 3:
 If the unallocated volume is not near to the system partition, you need to move it close to the system partition. Then right click the C drive and go to "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 extend the C drive by moving the arrow rightward when mouse shows the double arrows. And finally click "Apply" button.

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Why Do You Want to Resize C Drive on Server 2003?

Simply say, the reason why you want to resize a C drive is that the drive is running on low disk space. As every computer user knows, when a partition is running on low disk space, you w ill be unable to save files to this partition anymore. What's worse, C drive low disk space warning can be a headache for Windows Server 2003 users, because on the one hand low disk space problem can slow down your computer or even cause much trouble, and on the other hand Server 2003 OS doesn't have the function of resizing disk partition.

Why Choose IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server?

C drive plays a more important role on Server because it contains the data which has influence on the performance of your computer. If the critical data related to your system is lost or damaged, you may suffer unexpected loss. Therefore, it is quite important to select a reliable and useful partition tool when you want to resize the C drive. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server, as the professional partition manager for Windows Server users, has the following features and advantages.

Extending C Drive with Keeping Original Data Intact on the Partition

When want to extend a C drive, some users have such a doubt: should they backup the C drive before resizing the partition? In fact, there is no need to backup any data by using IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to extend the C partition, because it can 100% keep the original data untouched on the partition when resizing the partition. Considering you may meet unexpected factors which may lead you to stop the resizing process, IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server can also keep the data intact on the disk even you stop the resizing in the process. What's more, even computer is turned off due to unknown reasons, it still doesn't damage your data stored on the partition. Therefore, IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server is 100% safe partition tool for Server users to resize a disk partition.

Efficient and Time-saving

IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server has the functions of extending disk partition, shrinking disk partition and move disk partition. Working as a professional partition tool, IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server is also an efficient partition resizer, which is able to help you resize disk partition in a short time. On the one hand, this software is easy to handle, you only need to perform several mouse clicks to extend the C drive. On the other hand, it doesn’t require you to reboot your computer, which can save you a lot of time.

Work on 32-bit & 64-bit Windows Server 2003

32 bit and 64 bit are two versions of Windows OS. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server works on both 32 bit and 64 bit Windows Server 2003 computer. It can work on Windows Server 2003, Server SBS 2003, Server 2008 and more other Windows OS. In order to extend C drive on Server, it is required you to shrink another partition that has enough free disk space. When shrinking the partition, data will not be deleted moved or corrupted. This partition software also enables you to expand C drive in Windows Server 2003 VMware.

Is There Any Difference to Resize a C Drive and Data Partition?

As you know, a computer usually contains system partition (C drive) and data partition. When a data partition is running out of disk space, it doesn’t cause much trouble to your computer except that you cannot save data to this partition. On Windows Server, you can use Windows built-in Diskpart command to extend a data partition. When the system partition is running out of disk space, Diskpart command is not helpful because it only extends NTFS partition. Therefore, a partition resizer like IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server is needed if you want to resize a system partition.

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