Free Resize Partition in Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008 Safely and Easily

As we know, there are many free partition manager software, such as AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition. However, all of them only support desktop Windows operating systems, including Windows 8/7/Vista/XP. Is there any freeware available to resize partition in Windows Server operating systems?

As free Partition Magic for Server, free partition manager server-Partition Assistant Lite edition provides the most popular hard disk partition management functions free of charge. It fully supports Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008, Windows Small Business Server 2003, 2008, 2011 and Windows Home Server 2011 (all editions).

How to resize partition in Windows Server 2000/2003/2008 free?

The following is a step-by-step tutorial on how to resize partition by moving some free space from D partition to C drive in Windows Server 2003 with free Partition Magic Server - free partition manager server-Partition Assistant Lite edition.

Tip: You can free download partition manager and follow this instruction.

Step1: Install and launch Partition Assistant Lite edtition.

AOMEI Partition Assistant Lite

Step2: Select D partition. Right click on it and select "Resize Partition" in the drop-down menu.

Resize Partition

In the pop-up window, position the mouse pointer on the right handle and drag the slider bar leftwards to shrink D partition, or you can enter the new size of D partition and press "Tab" key.
Shrink Partition

Partition Shrink

Step3: Click "OK" and you can find an unallocated space has been generated from D partition. Then, right click on D partition and select "Move Partition".

Move Partition

In the pop-up window, drag the slider bar to the right side. Note: The slider bar can not be moved unless the size of unallocated space is equal or larger than the partition (here's D) you want to move.
Drag Slider Bar

Partition Move

Step4: Click "OK" and you can find the unallocated space locates behind C drive. Then, select C drive and drag the right slider bar rightwards to extend.

Extend Partition

Step5: Now you can preview the reduced D partition and expanded C drive. To save the changes, click "Apply" on the toolbar.

Click Apply

As mentioned above, the moving partition feature is available in some condition so there is still some unallocated space behind D partition, and you can reallocate it to D partition. Now download the full version of AOMEI Partition Assistant Lite to resize partition in Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008.

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