How to resize partition server 2008 with cmd diskpart

Summary

This article is about how to resize partitions in server 2008 with cmd diskpart for free, it will also show you how to easily resize your partitions without data loss.

Andrew Wright

22/10/2018

by Andrew Wright

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Resize partition server 2008 r2 or sbs 2008 with cmd diskpart

When you want to change the size of disk partitions, the first solution comes to your head may be Windows system Disk Management tool or CMD diskpart. These are the two solutions to manage your disk partitions, you can shrink or extend partitions easily with them.

Here are the steps to resize your disk partitions in server 2008.

1.Run CMD by press “Win+R”, type “CMD” in the window.

2.Type “diskpart” in the window and press Enter.

3.Type “list volume” to list the partitions on your disk.

4.Type “select volume X (X is the drive letter of the partition you want to resize)

5.Type “extend size=10240 (size stands for the capacity you will resize by and the unit is MB) and Enter.

6. After this process, Type “exit” and finish.

While you should know, CMD diskpart is not the best solution to resize the partitions, because when you run diskpart to resize the disk partitions, the data on the partition may get lost, and this process may need your attention, you may cause some trouble if you make some mistakes.

How to resize server 2008 without data loss

Resizing partitions in server 2008 can now be done easily without any data loss. This might be the best way for you to expand the disk space and make it run better. Partition manage tool can help you to make it. Here we will introduce the best partition manage tool for you.

Resize partitions with Partition manage tool

IM-Magic Partition Resizer is an useful partition manage tool, its fantastic resize ability is the most outstanding feature. Besides this, it is 100% safe and work fast.

Extending partitions in Windows Server was never that easy if you only want to use system tool. With the help of IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server edition, you can easily carry out the task of disk partition easily,shrink partition orextend partitions. And you can do that yourself with the help of the tutorial even you don’t have any knowledge of IT. If you want to resize the disk in your Windows 7/8/10, you can resize the disk partitions for totally free.

Instructions to resize partitions with IM-Magic Partition Resizer

First, you need to free download IM-Magic Partition Resizer, if you use Windows 7/8/10, you can just download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Free, if you want to resize partitions in Windows server, you need to free download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server edition/Unlimited edition.

Then choose the partition which you want to resize, right click it and choose “resize/move partition”.

Move the cursor to change the size of partition, if you don’t have unallocated space on the disk, you can first shrink one partition first.

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When you have unallocated space on the disk, you can extend the disk partition then.

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Finally, apply the changes.

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