“How to expand partition in Windows Server 2008?” may be the problem of many Server 2008 users. After we use our computer for a long time, we may find that free space of some partitions almost runs out. At this time, if we still want to use the certain partition to store data, we had better perform extending partition for further use, because it’s convenient for us to manage our partitions if we store the same type of data in one partition.
The first choice for us to enlarge partition in Windows Server 2008 is to make use of the small tool built in Windows, namely diskpart. Maybe some users are not familiar with this small tool. Therefore, we’d like to introduce how to expand partition in Windows Server 2008 with diskpart. In order to use this small tool to enlarge partition, we have to enter the DOS safe mode by entering “cmd” and then run our computer in administrator mode. Next, we have to input a series of DOS commands to successfully realize extending partition in Windows Server 2008.
If users use this small tool to expand partition in Windows Server 2008, they have to enter some complicated commands into computer. What’s more, some computer users may not be familiar with this tool. So, when they input commands, it’s easy for them to make mistakes.
With regard to the above problems, we would like to introduce a second way for users to expand partition in Windows Server 2008. The second way is to use partition magic, namely MiniTool Partition Wizard.
As the above screenshot shows, the “Extend Partition” function of MiniTool Partition Wizard can help users realize extending partition in Server 2008 with ease. They can just start with clicking “Extend Partition” after choosing a partition and then finish all operations according to the prompts of the software.
After reading this paper, users may choose the suitable way to expand partition in Windows Server 2008. If they want to use this partition magic to enlarge partition, they can click here to know more steps of extending partition with this software.