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How to extend SBS 2003 Server partition without data loss, fast and easily?

Small Business Server 2003

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, browser caches, restore points and temporary files can eat up your free space.

When there is little free space in system C drive, Windows pops up Low Disk Space alert.

Server 2003 low disk space

You'd better fix this low disk space problem as fast as possible, as you cannot install Windows updates and other applications, system runs much slower, the worst is system crash if extremely low free space is left.

Extend SBS 2003 Server partition

By extending SBS 2003 Server partitions, you can solve this low disk space problem fast and easily. You just need to shrink an existing data partition to get some free (Unallocated) space at the end of system partition, and then extend the system C drive. No need to delete, reformat partition or rebuild the Server.

With user-friendly interface, all operations are easy to do, no professional assistant required, you just need to drag and move on the disk map to shrink and extend partitions.

Ensure data security when extending SBS 2003 Server partition

The security and stability are undoubtedly the most significant aspects for Server computers since a Server computer usually stores the most important classified and daily-used files. However, even a slight error on server computer might directly leads to boot failure or data loss.

Partition Assistant Server is not only reliable itself with built-in Enhanced Data Protection but also integrated with the Disk & Partition Copy Wizard to ensure 100% data security. Many Fortune 500 companies, Governments and Universities select it to maintain there Servers.

How to extend SBS 2003 Server partition without deleting or formatting?

- Any operations you do on the Server will be listed in the "Operations Pending" column for you to preview.

- If your SBS 2003 Server system partition is NTFS, you can extend it under Windows without rebooting.

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 boot partition

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 the system partition and select "Resize", in the pop-up window, drag the right border rightwards to hold the Unallocated space.

Extend system boot partition

Click "Apply" to proceed, done.

Partition resized

Now you have a "new" Server that can be used for a long time again.

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

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