How to Solve Low Disk Space Problem on Server 2003 Easily?



Solve low disk space problem on Windows server 2003 with Partition Magic Server


Working on Windows Server 2000/2003/2008, Partition Magic Server enables you to resize partition to solve low disk space problem easily, you just need to drag and move on the disk map to extend the partition. And all data on server will be full protected during the operation by the exclusive security measure built in this program. Free download the trial now and refer to the detailed instructions below to extend system partition on Windows server 2003.


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Step by step instrunctions to resize Windows 2003 partition


  • STEP 1: Download Free and install the partition magic server on your Window server 2003.


  •  STEP 2: Launch the program - right click the data partition that behind the system partition, and choose Resize/Move, drag the partition rightwards.


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STEP 3: See the unallocated space close to the boot partition.

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STEP 4: Right click the partition that you want to extend (C drive here), select “Move/Resize” to extend.

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STEP 5: Click “Apply” to apply all changes and then your boot partition would be extended. 




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Partition Magic Free solve low disk space on server

Partition Magic Free is partition manager software that can help manage the partition on Windows PCs – for free. While if you want to use partition magic free to solve low disk space problems on Windows server 2000, 2003 and 2008, you need to remove the server disk from the server and connect it to PCs to do all disk management. It sounds kind of troublesome, right? In this article, we will introduce you cost-effective Partition Magic Server to solve low disk problems on Windows server easily and safely.


Windows server 2003 low disk space warning

Although today's hard drives feature large in size, while no matter how you run your environment, you may properly encounter that problem that Windows keeps popping up the alert: "You are running out of disk space on Local Disk [drive]. To free space on this drive by deleting old or unnecessary files, click here." And you need to resize the partition to ensure the good performance of the server, so how to solve such low disk space problem on Windows 2003 server?

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Solutions to low disk space problem on Server 2003

There are several ways to solve such low disk space problem on Windows 2003 server, for example:
1. Clean up the hard disk drive
Click the icon of Low Disk Space alert and run the Disk Cleanup function, which will scan your drives and look for files that you can erase safely, but this tool usually frees up a few spaces only.
2. Remove programs.
You may consider removing programs that you don't use and moving large media files (videos, music, graphics) to other partitions, but it will take a lot of time to do this. Please note that Don't try to delete Windows files or those you are not familiar with.
3. Resize/move partition - add space from other partitions.
As those two solutions mentioned above can only solve the low disk space on 2003 server problem temporarily, to resize the partition and add space from other partition gives it a clear advantage over solving the low disk space permanently.

How to get free space from other partitions on Windows 2003 server?

If you are trying to simply extend a non-system volume within Windows (ie, anything other than the C:\ drive), then the process is pretty simple. You can take advantage of the Diskpart.exe utility that comes standard with Windows Server 2003. This utility allows you to create, delete, and manage partitions on your hard drive.

But if you are trying to expand a C: drive with windows, Partition Magic Server software gives it a clear advantage over to solve low disk space problem. Here we will take extending C drive with Partition Magic Server for example:


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The steps above are for resizing C drive, it is the same of the data partition in Windows 2003 server.


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