1. Once low disk space occurs on system partition, certain machine may go wrong, run slower and slower, and even crash.
2. Resulting from disk space inefficiency issue, data storage will get harder, especially when users need to accommodate some vital program files.
1. Use system “diskpart” tool to expand partition capacity
After getting the Low Disk Space warning, users may think of extending the partition by using “diskpart” tool. Here, the detailed operations are explained in the following demo.
Obviously, users need to carry out complicated operations so as to expand partition capacity. Once misoperations are done, users may suffer from other unexpected issues. Therefore, users are not advised to adopt the tool to expand partition.
2. Use partition magic server software to extend Windows Server partition
Since the mentioned “diskpart” tool fails to perform excellent partition extension, users who urgently need to fix low disk space in Windows Server 2003/2008 can make use of third-party server partition magic. On selecting software, users are supposed to choose the professional one – MiniTool Partition Wizard which is developed by a professional Canadian software development company, who has devoted to partition management research for years and has gained great attainments.
Before users start to extend system partition by using professional partition magic for server operating systems, they need to visit certain webpage to download the software, and then finish software installation. After that, run the software to get its main interface and take the steps demonstrated as follows:
Step 1: In the main interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard, choose the system partition to be expanded and click “Extend Partition” from left action panel to start extension process.
Step 2: In this interface, specify a partition with much unused space left or an unallocated space to take free space from. Then, drag the sliding handle to take needed free space. When settings are done, click “OK” button to go back to main interface of professional server partition magic.
Step 3: Backing to main interface, users can apply all previous changes to computer by clicking “Apply” button in the upper left corner, if the presented partition extension effect is satisfying. However, if the effect is not as expected, users can click “Undo” or “Discard” to redo operations.
More information about how to fix low disk space in Server operating systems with MiniTool Partition Wizard is available on the official website of the software.