Best solution to resize partition server 2016 with cmd diskpart

Video Tutorial to Resize Partitions with Partition Tool

Summary

You can find best solutions to resize partition in server 2016 or repartition your hard disk with CMD diskpart in this article.

Andrew Wright

29/09/2020

by Andrew Wright

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Can I Use CMD Diskpart to Resize Partition on Server 2016

Diskpart is a command-line utility in Windows to resize your disk. It becomes your saviour when your system does not start up and you want to do clean installation of Windows.

If you are unable to access Windows or you want to do any resize activity from command prompt, you will use diskpart. This command-line utility does the job of disk management tool. You can view,create,format,delete, merge your partition.

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The C drive can be extended from diskpart only if you have unallocated space next to it. If you have unallocated space next to C drive, you can follow the below steps to expand your C drive.

To extend C drive using diskpart, follow the steps given above till selecting the disk. Then type list volume:

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To select C drive, type select volume 0(0 is the volume no in this example):

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To extend C drive, type extend size with bytes you want to allocate.

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When your unallocated space is not next to C drive and you are unable to extend your C drive , you must use third party software.

Resize Partition with IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server edition

IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server edition is GUI based disk resizing tool. In the above scenario, when your unallocated partition is not next to C drive, with this tool you can just drap and drop the unallocated space next to C drive. Isn’t it amazing! This will make you to extend your C drive.

Since it is partition resizing tool, you can perform many disk activities without much effort. You can delete, shrink, format and create partitions. You can even convert your files system from NTFS to FAT32 without loosing any data. It allows you to do clean or wipe your partitions permanently.

The tool is available for all the Windows versions. You can try the free version available at its website.

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[Guide] Steps to extend volume without data loss

This step by step guide will show you the right way to extend any volume using IM-Magic Partition Resizer Unlimited edition;

Step-1 Download install, and launch the program.

Step-2 Right click the large volume to produce unallocated free space.

Steps to resize your partition when you can not extend volume
Steps to resize your partition when you can not extend volume

Step-3  Then right click c and drag the border to acquire the free space.

Steps to resize your partition when you can not extend volume
Steps to resize your partition when you can not extend volume

Step-4 Apply the changes.

To know other great features of IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server edition, visit the below site:

https://www.resize-c.com/server/

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