Unable to extend C drive on Windows server 2008 how to fix it

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Unable to extend the C drive on Windows server 2008? If the extend volume option grayed out when you want to extend your partition at Disk Management, you will need this wonderful tool.

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Extend volume at the Disk Management

Many of you might be familiar with the case that most of the time, you can't particularly extend the C drive mainly because the option to do so is greyed out on the Disk Management. The reason for this is; probably you don't have the administrative privileges to extend C drive, or the disk doesn't have a particular allocated volume to do so.

Whatever the reason may be, but this particular error makes daily operations somewhat tricky. Some of the times C drive start running out of the space due to Windows updates and additional downloads, and for that reason, you may have wanted to extend the size of your C drive and was unable to extend C drive SBS 2008 server. If this was the case with you, then don’t feel alarmed we have just the right tool to help you along this situation.

Unable to extend C drive SBS 2008/2008 r2

People who use Server edition of the windows especially 2008/2008 r2 are more likely to get this particular error, even other server editions like 2012, 2016 and 2018 can display the same error. The main reason for this error is that the disk management console provided in Windows has limited ingenuity and can only perform limited tasks.

On the other hand, our fantastic tool IM-Magic Partition Resizer Freeware edition can control many complex actions regarding the disk operations like to create, delete, format, extend, merge and shrink partitions as well. All this happens without bringing any loss to your precious data, all your files remain secure, and you won't even have to format the disk drive.

No matter what server edition you are using, whether it is 2008 or 2008 r2 IM-Magic partition resizer is perfectly compatible with every server edition of the windows. You will be able to extend the volume of your C drive without any hassle or data loss. Basically, it provides administrative privilege to the user and makes possible the extension or shrinking of a particular drive.

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How to extend volume in C drive

It is a very straightforward process and also doesn't take much of the time, all you have to do is follow these steps mentioned below, and you will be able to extend c drive successfully;

[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.

Now, the volume of your C drive has been extended successfully, using IM-Magic Partition Resizer Freeware edition. To download the software and for additional information, feel free to visit our website;


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