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Partition Magic for Windows 2008 Server R2 to extend, resize partition.

System C drive of your Windows 2008 Server R2 running out of space? Need Partition Magic for Windows 2008 Server R2 to extend the system partition fast and without data loss? This page is what you are looking for.

Short Introduction of Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Server 2008 R2 is a Server operating system produced by Microsoft. It was released to manufacturing on July 22, 2009 and launched on October 22, 2009. According to the Windows Server Team blog, the retail availability was September 14, 2009. It is built on Windows NT 6.1, the same core operating system used with the end-user oriented Windows 7. It is the first 64-bit only operating system release from Microsoft. Windows Server 2008 R2 is an update of Windows Server 2008.

Windows 2008 Server R2

Low disk space on Windows Server 2008 R2

Today's hard drives feature jaw-dropping amounts of space, but no matter how big your drive, you'll be amazed at how quickly application/Windows update installs, browser caches, and temporary files can eat up your free space and clutter your system.

No matter how highly Windows Server 2008 R2 is developed, after running the Server for a period, the system C drive also runs out of space.

System runs much slower and you cannot install any Windows updates and other applications. You need to solve this problem as as the system will crash if there is no little free space.

Can you use Partition Magic on Windows 2008 Server R2?

When talking about the partition software to extend, resize partitions, you may recall Partition Magic, so you may search Partition Magic for Windows 2008 Server R2.

Yes, Partition Magic is considered to be the most popular partition software, but it only works on Windows PC. There is Partition Magic Server edition - Server Magic, but since being acquired by Symantec, it has not been upgraded. So Server Magic is not able to extend, resize server partition under any advanced Operating System, such as Windows Server 2003, 2008, etc.

Partition Magic Alternative for Windows 2008 Server R2

Comparing with Server Magic, Partition Magic Server supports more Operating systems, it is an ALL-IN-ONE server disk management toolikt for Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008 and XP, Vista, Windows 7. It performs basic and advanced hard disk partition maintenance, for example, resize partition, merge partition, etc. The flawless hard disk management functions are brought together: Partition Manager, Disk & Partition Copy and Extend Partition Wizard.

Based on the unique Enhanced data protection technology, easy to use, full featured and other benefits, Partition Assistant Server Edition is highly recommended as the best Partition Magic alternative for Winows 2008 Server R2.

With Partition Magic Server, you just need to drag and move on the disk map to shrink an existing data partition to get some Unallocated space, and then you can extend the sysem C drive. There is no need to delete or format partitions.

Steps to resize partition and extend C drive on Windows 2008 Server R2

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

For enterprise users, Unlimited Edition allows unlimited usage within your company to save time and money.

Download this Server magic freely and check how it works.

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