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How to increase partition size in Windows 2008 Server without formatting or deleting?

All the size of the hard disk partitions are carefully allocated while building the 2008 Server. However, things are changing and the scheduled size may not always meet your needs, especially for the System partition, you'll be amazed at how quickly applications, Windows updates install, browser caches, and temporary files can eat up your free space and clutter your system.

Fortunately, nowadays you can increase Server 2008 partition size without deleting or formatting. With Partition Magic Server software, you can split, merge partitions, shrink and extend existing system or data partition without losing data.

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How to increase Windows 2008 Server partition size?

To increase Windows 2008 Server partition size, you just need to shrink an existing data partition to get some free (Unallocated ) space, and then you can easily increase the system partition size, no need to delete or reformat partitions.

- All operations you do will be listed in "Operation Pending" column for you to preview before applying to hard disk.

- If your Windows 2008 Server system partition is NTFS, you can increase its partition size under Windows without rebooting.

Steps to increase Server 2008 partition size without deleting or reformatting

Step 1, Launch Partition Magic Server, you'll see all disks and partitions that connected to your Server and free space, used space and other properties of each partition.

Resize and extend 2008

Right-click the data partition and select "Resize", in the pop-up window, drag the left border rightwards to shrink it.

Shrink data partition

There will be some Unallocated space behind the system partition.

Unallocated space created

Step 2, Right-click C drive and select "Resize", in the pop-up window, drag the right border rightwards to hold the Unallocated space.

Extend system partition

Click "Apply" to proceed, done. After several minutes, you'll have a "new" Server that can be used for a long time again.

Partition resized and extended

How to allocate free space from any data partition and add to C drive?

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