I have a Windows Server 2008 machine with one physical hard drive mounted, and I have stored lots of vital data to system partition. Since factors threatening data security are rocketing, I plan to back up those data in the boot partition. Only if I can move partition in Server 2008 to another different volume, it will be much more time-saving. However, there is no proper method available.
A backup, or the process of backing up refers to the copying and archiving of computer data so as to recover data after data disaster caused by server failures or computer virus infection, and to recover data from an earlier time. During the course of computer use, we are quite familiar with “Cut”, “Copy” and “Paste” commands. However, those commands are effective when users choose a few items. What if the files to be operated are in high capacity? For instance, users are supposed to copy all data in one partition to another.
As a matter of fact, users can directly duplicate the whole partition with partition management tools. Well then, how to copy Server 2008 partition? Here, professional server partitioning manager named MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition is highly recommended for users. With the help of the software, users can efficiently get a whole Server 2008 partition copied in a swift way. Users can gain detailed guidance on how to duplicate Windows Server 2008 partition with the software.
To back up partition data, users need to firstly fulfill software downloading and installation. After that, follow those steps:
Step 1. Launch MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition to open its main interface.
Step 2. In the main interface of the software, choose the partition to be copied from disk mapping area and then click “Copy Partition” from left action panel.
Step 3. Specify the unallocated partition which will contain partition copy and click “Next>” button to continue partition duplication operation.
Step 4. Here, drag the black triangles on both ends of partition handle or directly enter needed values to corresponding textboxes to resize partition copy. Then, drag the whole partition handle to change location. After all those operations are done, click “Finish” button to go back to main interface of the software.
Step 5. Backing to main interface, users can preview partition duplication effect and two pending operations appear in left action panel. If the effect is satisfying, just click “Apply” button in the upper left corner to make final confirmation.
We have successfully moved partition to an unallocated volume in Windows Server 2008 with the excellent server partition software. If same or similar situations happen, try MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition to improve them.