How to Resize Partition on Windows Server 2008

Summary

If you want to resize the partitions on your hard disk or external hard drive, you can use the solutions at the article, I will introduce three ways here to help you resize your disk partitions.

Andrew Wright

03/08/2018

by Andrew Wright

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How to Extend Volume on Windows Server 2008 with Disk Management

With Windows Disk Management tool, you can extend your partitions easily, right-click “My Computer”, choose “Manage” option, enter “Disk Management”, find the disk partition, right-click to extend volume or shrink volume, but you can only extend the partition when there is some unallocated space.

How to Resize Partition on Windows Server 2008 with Command Prompt

Diskpart command prompt is another way to extend or shrink partitions on your Windows system computer. It is easy to perform and very effective.

Notice: Diskpart command prompt can probably cause some data loss problems on it, if you have needed data on it, you’d better make a backup first.

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” and enter.

4. Type “select volume X (X is the drive letter of your disk drive.) to go

5. Type “extend size=10240 (size stands for the capacity you will extend by and the unit is MB) and Enter, if you want to shrink your volume, you can type “shrink” to replace “extend”.

6. Type “exit” and you can finish.

Resize Partition on Windows with Partition Resizer

Here I would like to recommend a reliable server partition manage tool for you, you can use it to better resize your disk partitions. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server, which is a 100% safe and wonderful program, which can help you to better manage your partitions for totally safely.

After installing it on your computer, you can see a list of partitions on your computer, then you can right click the partition to resize it.

Free to resize partition on Windows with partition toolFree to resize partition on Windows with partition tool

[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 disk partition
Steps to resize your disk partition

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

Steps to resize your disk partition
Steps to resize your disk partition

Step-4 Apply the changes.

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