I am having a issue with my computer running Windows 2008 Storage Server recently. Lacking professional knowledge and highly qualified tools, I can not manage disk partition well. Now the low disk space issue occurs on boot partition, and the subsequent issues freak me out. I have thought of extending Windows Storage Server 2008 partition, but there is no excellent solution at hand. Is there any solution?
In Windows Storage Server (WSS) 2008 which provides file storage and print server capabilities for client and server computers in network environment, storage appliances can be used in failover clusters, providing high availability for application servers and file storage. Certain operating system covers many distinguishing features such as Single Instance Storage – SIS V2 which reduces the amount of storage used by data via replacing multiple identical copies with logical links to a single source copy and File Server Optimization – performance in a file server role is turned to be enhanced in Windows Storage Server 2008. Attracted by the mesmerizing features of certain systems, many computer users may have installed Windows Storage Server 2008.
When it comes to partition management, users may always get in stuck. For instance, the operation to extend Windows Storage Server 2008 partition has troubled numerous computer users. Yes, there is built-in Disk Management tool supporting volume extending and shrinking in Windows, but there are functional limitations and defects. Take the partition capacity expansion as an example, the snap-in works only when the partition is NTFS and there is unallocated space right behind the target partition. Unfortunately, the practical situations vary and most of them can not meet the preconditions of using Extend Volume command. Actually, the burning situation can be improved with professional server partition manager. Here, excellent MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition is highly recommended for users.
Here, users need to firstly perform software downloading and installation. After that, take the following steps:
1. Launch MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition to open its main interface:
2. Entering the intuitive main interface and choosing target partition to be expanded, users can view all available partition management functions. At this time, directly click “Extend Partition” from “Operations” column. There are other ways to start partition extension. For instance, users can directly right-click target partition and click “Extend” from drop-up menu.
3. In this console, specify a satisfying location, a partition with much unused space left or an unallocated space to take free space from. Then, get needed capacity of space from chosen space and click “OK” button to go back to main interface of the software.
4. Backing to main interface of server partitioning software, users can preview partition resizing effect. If it satisfies users, “Apply” button in the upper left corner can help users apply certain effect to computer. If not, click “Discard” or “Undo” to redo operations.
Highly competent MiniTool Server partition manager excellently resizes Windows Storage Server partition within a few steps. What are you hesitating about, hurry to download one if partition management issues get on your nerve.