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Windows 2003 Server increase system partition size fast and easily

All the size of the hard disk partitions are carefully allocated while building the Windows 2003 Server. To avoid waste of space, many Server administrators allocate small partition size to system C drive, generally 5GB to 15GB. Even if you create a very large system partition, 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.

Originally, you have to backup the system and files, delete partitions, recreate larger system partition and restore. What a time-consuming work. You whole happy weekend will be wasted to install Windows updates and large amount of applications.

New computer technology make things much easier, nowadays, you can increase Server 2003 system partition size directly, without so much annoying works. The reliable Server partition software helps you increase Windows 2003 system partition size fast and easily.

Which tool to increase 2003 Server system partition size?

Partition Assistant Server is not only a magic Server Partition Manager but also an ALL-IN-ONE server disk management toolkit for Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008 and Windows XP, Vista, 7 (32 and 64 bit).

It performs basic and advanced hard disk partition maintenance. This flawless hard disk management functions are brought together: Partition Manager, Disk & Partition Copy and Extend Partition Wizard. It allows user to Resize, Merge, Shrink, Extend system and data partition. Create, Delete, Format, Copy, Hide, Active partition, etc.

Ensure data security when increasing system partition size

There is no doubt that the fastest way to solve Server 2003 low disk space problem is by resizing partition to increase the system partition size, but you should choose the reliable Server partition software, no one would like to see boot failure or data loss after resizing.

Based on the unique enhanced data protection technology and Copy Wizard built in Partition Assistant Server, you don't need to worry about the data safety. It is highly recommended by many professionals and editors, besides, many Fortune 500, Governments, Universities select it to manage their Servers.

How to extend Server 2003 system partition size

Two choices:

1. Merge system partition and a data partition directly. (How to merge Server 2003 partitions)

After that, the free space of original data partition becomes part of the partition size of system partition.

2. Resize partitions.

Shrink an existing data partition to release some Unallocated space at the end of the system partition, which can be used to increase system partition size, no need to delete, format partition or rebuild the Server.

Steps to resize partition and increase Server 2003 system partition size

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?

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

View full features or download trial to see how easy it is to increase the system partition size of Windows 2003 Server.

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