How to Increase C:/ Drive Space on Windows Server 2012 R2 without Losing Data?

Summary

C:/ drive runs out of space ? You need a helping hand to guide you through the unknown terrains. Here you can increase your c drive space in Windows server 2012.

Andrew Wright

1/10/2020

by Andrew Wright

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Introduction

After using the Windows PC for over a period of time, your C:/ drive runs out of space which is quite an obvious thing to see with every Operating system you use, and there is nowhere to go anymore. In such a critical situation, you need a helping hand to guide you through the unknown terrains. Here in this article we would profess the discussion only for Windows server 2012 R2 version and not for other, although the other Windows Server OS work under the same line of functionality with slightest changes.

Why server 2012 r2 runs out of space?

When you download any file or software, it is usually settled down within the download folders in C drive. Various other cache files, extended files, duplicate file and many more unused and unwanted files in time get collectively piled up within this one single partition. Since the size of this tool is too short to accommodate contents, it becomes quite difficult for you to handle thereafter.

Increase C drive boot partition server 2012 with IM-Magic Resizer Server Edition-Introduction and Guideline

Introduction:

So, the helping hand we were talking about in the first phase of this article is actually a third party partition manage tool which is solely specialized in taking care of extending the C drive space when it starts to run out of availability commonly known as IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server Edition. The relieving part is that this software is compatible with all the Windows Server OS versions, that is 2008/ 2011/ 2012 R2 and onwards. Now without wasting any more time, let’s hop in to the actual methodology of its usage.

Guideline to use IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server Edition without any data loss

Step 1: Download the tool from its official website and make sure to install it without any massive error to run it smoothly.

Step 2. After the installation is done, right click on the tool icon from the desktop and click “Run as Administrator” to run it with all the admin privileges.

Step 3. As soon as it opens up, you will have a brief list of all the associated drives and partitions, right click the C drive and select “Move/ Resize” partition option.

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Step 4. Now a new window will open up. Here hold the cursor and stretch it over the drive partition along the right side and the partition will be extended.

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Step 5. When the required size is achieved, just leave the cursor, and the software will do its job all of its own accord to squeeze the space out of other drives.

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Step 6. Click “Ok” and the chosen space will be allocated within the C drive as unallocated space. Once the changes have been done, click “Save Changes” to apply the changes you just made.

Conclusion:

As a note of conclusion, all that can be said is that IM-Magic Resizer is fully capable enough to provide the extended C drive. The guideline mentioned above is very simple to usage and even a neophyte can pull it off without any confusion.

So be wise while you choose software to deal with your Windows Server 2012 R2.

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