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How to change partition size on Server 2003 fast and easily?

Change Server 2003 partition size

All the size of partitions on Windows Server is carefully allocated while building the Server. However, things are changing and the scheduled size may not always meet your needs, especially for the System partition, as Windows continues to download large updates or any other reasons.

If the System partition is running out of space and struggles for precious unallocated space, you are unable to install new programs, even the whole performance of your computer will be declined, say, the computer goes much slowly.

The old method is, backup the system and files, delete partitions, rebuild the Server. The whole weekend will be wasted, it even leads to data loss when you rebuilding the Server.

Now you can change partition size in Windows 2003 Server without deleting or formatting partitions. Just shrink a data partition and extend the system C drive, extremely easy and fast.

Which tool to change Server 2003 partition size?

Partition Magic Server is 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, Split, Extend system and data partition. Create, Delete, Format, Copy, Repair partition, etc.

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

How to change Server 2003 partition size?

To change partition size on Windows 2003 Server without data loss with Partition Wizard Server Edition, first of all, you should log as Administrator and launch the software; then use the Move/Resize feature to change partition size, just select one partition on Windows server 2003 you want to change, and then click Partitions > "Resize".

The current size of all the partitions is displayed on the disk diagram. The minimum and maximum partition sizes you can change on Windows server 2003 depend on the free space within and surrounding the partition.

Steps to change Server 2003 partition size without deleting or formatting, fast and easily?

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.

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