During course of using my Windows Server 2003 computer, I gradually realize the very fact that the system partition can hardly meet the actual demands for information storage. And the alert Low Disk Space occurs every now and then, which is much disturbing. However, there is an unallocated space where few files are stored. Therefore, I would like to extend system partition Windows Server 2003 by taking free space from the unallocated space so as to improve the situation. How can I achieve the operation?
As a matter of fact, certain operation is quite easy to do as long as users own a piece of partition manager which can support Windows Server operating systems. Though there is lost of partition management software on market, few pieces of them can run under server environment. Thus, professional server partition magic – MiniTool Partition Wizard is highly recommended for users to perform system partition expansion.
By using the powerful function of partition magic for server – MiniTool Partition Wizard, users can easily and securely fulfill partition extension operation. Here, detailed operations are explained as follows:
Tips: Do change the installation directory to another usable partition, if there is no free space big enough to accommodate the downloaded server partition magic.
1. Download MiniTool Partition Wizard and install it on computer. After that, launch the software to open its main interface.
2. In the main interface of professional server partition software, choose the partition to be expanded and click “Extend Partition” from “Operations” in the left action panel to get system partition extension started. Also, users can adopt other ways to achieve the same effect.
Way 1: Choose the partition needing extension and click “Partition” > “Extend“.
Way 2: Right click the partition and click “Extend” from pop-up menu.
3. After getting into the interface, users need to specify a partition with much unused space left or an unallocated space to take free space from.( Here, directly choose the unallocated space from “Take Free Space from” tab). Then, drag the sliding handle to take needed free space and click “OK” to go back to main interface of professional server partition magic.
4. Click “Apply” button in the upper left corner to make final conformation, if the presented effect of system partition extension in Windows Server 2003 is satisfying.
More information about how to extend system partition for Windows Server 2003 and MiniTool Partition Wizard is available on the official website.