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Extend Partition

Extend Server 2003 boot partition by resizing with partition manager Server

Many Server 2003 users may encounter such a kind of problem that boot partition is out of space. Under this situation, their Server computer will run slowly even crash. To solve this problem, we have to extend Server 2003 boot partition to get enough space. Well then, how to extend Server 2003 boot partition? We know reinstalling Server will cost a large amount of time, and data may be lost if we mistakenly operate in the process of back-up or reinstalling. We also can use another partition to merge the Server 2003 boot partition. If files in the partition which will be included in the boot partition are so many, we will cost a great deal of time to make a back-up. Besides, if we operate mistakenly or make an error in the process of back-up, we will lose data after finishing merging. Luckily, I will introduce an effective, fast, safe and easy way today. That is to extend Server 2003 boot partition by resizing with partition manager Server 2003. To understand my way better, I will distinguish boot partition and system partition first.

Difference between boot partition and system partition
Boot partition is used to install Windows operating system while system partition is used to store boot sector and boot files. Of course, files in system partition and boot partition are more than system files. Furthermore, system partition is placed on the base of motherboard BIOS Settings by Windows setup. Next, let's talk about partition manager Server 2003.

MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition-the best partition manager Server
partition manager Server is the proper name of Server partition management software. Among so much partition manager Server, MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition is an outstanding performer. That is because it has more advantages than any other partition manager Server. We can use it to resize Server 2003 boot partition especially extend Server 2003 boot partition without data loss or formatting (if the partition is NTFS partition, we do not need to reboot the system after accomplishing extension), and we also can use this partition manager Server 2003 to merge partitions, delete partitions, format partitions, move partitions, wipe partitions, convert file system, and perform other powerful functions. Besides, it supports almost all Server operating systems, non-Server 2000, Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, and some SBS operating systems. Adding humanized design, super powerful data protection technology, and friendly interfaces, we can use this partition manager Server 2003 to manage Server 2003 partitions easily and safely. Next, I will take Server 2003 boot partition expansion as an example.

How to extend Server 2003 boot partition safely and easily?
First, we need to download, install and open this partition manager, and then there will appear the following interface.

In the above interface, left click the partition needed shrinking, and then select "Move/Resize" in the "Operations" action panel.

Next, drag the left triangle rightwards to acquire unallocated space, and then click "OK" to enter the following interface.

Next, desired unallocated space appears. Then, we right click the system partition and select "Move/Resize".

Next, drag the right triangle rightwards to hold the unallocated space, and then click "OK".

At last, click "Apply" to perform all relative operations.


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