Resize Partition with Free Partition Magic Server 2003/2008-AOMEI Partition Assistant Lite Edition

Why Resize Partition for Windows Server 2000/2003/2008?

As data and files stored day by day, the Server might run out of space usually. Obviously, we have to bear the slower and slower running speed, what’s worse, we even cannot install the essential applications. So, Windows Server administrators may want to resize partition for Server without data losing performance maximization.

"Hi, I have got a windows server 2003 which for the last 3 years has been running low on space. Unfortunately, the monkeys who setup the server, only gave C: a 10 GB partition, but with updates and important applications, it leaves about 500mb. Which obviously soon goes down with log files etc. Is there a way to resize Server partition?" –One user asked this problem.

Free Partition Manager Server Tool Is the Best Helper Indeed

In this case, as we know, we can not get the system expansion by using Windows 2003 built-in Disk Management because it can not resize partition at all. We see many people recommended DiskPart, however, as a result, DiskPart failed to extend the volume. So, to extend system partition in Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 and 2008, we can turn to free partition manager server-Partition Assistant Lite for help. This is the first free server partition software for Windows 2000 Server, Server 2003, 2008, Home Server 2011 and Small Business Server 2011 disk partition management like extending system partition, creating partition and so on.

AOMEI Partition Assistant Lite Edition Overview

In the new version 4.0, AOMEI designed this AOMEI Partition Assistant Lite Edition, like AOMEI first free partition manager (AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition), this is also free partition software which is designed for Windows Server users. On Windows 2000, 2003, 2008, Home Server 2011, SBS 2011 both 32 and 64 bit, it resizes partition much easier than Windows Disk Management because it offers "Move Partition" feature with data intact. From now on, we have no longer need to reinstall or reformat the operating system, or spend much money on the only purpose of moving partition; we could directly expand system partition Windows Server by this free partition magic server software.
Download partition magic server freeware first and then follow below steps!

Step-by-step Guides to Resize Partition on Windows Server 2003

  1. Launch AOMEI Partition Assistant Lite Edition. Below you see the disk partition general information in main interface:

  2. AOMEI Partition Assistant Lite Edition Main Interface

  3. Click on D drive and drag the slider on the right side leftwards to shrink to the proper size:

  4. Shrink Partition

  5. Right Click D partition and select “Move Partition” in the drop-down menu to get the following new window. Then, drag the slider rightwards to move partition:

  6. Move Partition

    Attention:To move partition, the unallocated space behind the partition must be larger than the partition itself.

  7. Click on C drive and drag the slider on the right side rightwards to extend system partition.

  8. Merge Unallocated Space to System Partition

    Attention: Firstly, check "Pending Operations" on the sidebar in case of corrections. Secondly, some key buttons on the toolbar could be used for correcting. Lastly, perform pending operations by clicking "Apply".

  9. We will get the following changes and partition size was adjusted successfully in several minutes.

  10. Resized Partition

Compare with Windows Disk Management, obviously AOMEI Partition Assistant Lite Edition gives more flexible and powerful functions on partition management. With few mouse clicks, not only the partition size was changes, but also could ensure data security as we wish.


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