How to Add More Space to System Partition C Drive for Windows Server 2003/2008?

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When system partition is running out of space on Windows Server 2003/2008, without question, it is necessary to extend it to ensure the basic computer running speed and performance. For many users, they use server 2008 built-in disk manager to shrink following D: partition to release unallocated space for further extending C: partition. However, the unallocated space is located behind the D: partition, that means the extend operation will be terminated by native DM. That's why users always complain about the limitations and spend time on searching reliable & powerful partition magic alternatives.

The old topic about partition magic is not hot nowadays because it isn't compatible with Windows server OSs. Fortunately, many partition magic server alternatives replace the partition magic, which not only inherit partition magic's basic functions but also given the additional advanced functions like resize and move partitions, extend NTFS system partition and so on. AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition, which is possess the characters mentioned above.

We start to introduce the way to solve the server users' problems with AOMEI Partition Assistant Server, if you have fully understood it, you will not amazed by its working efficiency.

  1. Launch AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition, the following screenshot is the situation shows directly by PA Server that majority server users met. The unallocated space, behind the D: partition.

    Partition info

  2. From the above fact, how can we add the unallocated space to the system partition C drive? It's not difficult, position the mouse pointer on the D: partition and drag D: rightwards to exchange the location with unallocated space.

    Move D: partition and exchange the location

  3. Then, the unallocated space has been moved behind the C: system partition. Next, we can directly drag the double-headed arrow rightwards to occupy the contiguous unallocated space.

    Drag double-headed arrow to extend C: drive

  4. Need remind here, all the above changes can not take effect until click "Apply" to commit the changes. Before click "Apply", check out the changes in "Pending Operations" box in the lower left corner. If the changes are not correct, "Undo", "Redo" and "Discard" are especially designed for correcting.

After adding more space to C: system partition, C: system partition enlarged, and computer performance optimized at the same time as well. Download AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Demo, have a test in advance!

For enterprise users, Partition Assistant Unlimited Edition is a better choice to support the unlimited usage within one company. You can also use Technician Edition to provide charged technical services to your clients.


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