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How to extend system partition with Partition Magic Server?

Partition Magic Server works on Windows Server 2008/2003/2000, Small Business Server 2011/2008/2003 and Windows XP, Vista, 7 (32 and 64 bit). It enables you to Resize, Merge, Split, Extend system and data partition, Create, Delete, Format, Copy, Repair partition, etc. Here we will guide you to extend system partition on Windows Server step by step:


Preparation: Be free to download the program at fist.




Step 1: Launch Partition Magic Server, you'll see all detail information of the partition and disk; Right click the partition you need to produce free disk space from
right click partition magic partition

Step 2: Create free space - Shrink drive that contains a lot of free space. Please select drive, and click Move/Resize button from the toolbar. You will see the popup window like the following screenshot. And then drag the left border of the partition to the right to shrink this partition. And then click "OK" button.


shrink partition

Step 3: Get unallocated space adjacent to drive C, then select drive C, and click "Move/Resize" button from the toolbar again.

extend system partition


In the end, we can see the drive has been successfully extended.

Step 4: Click "Apply" button. Now you have a "new" Server to use for a long time again.




How to Resize Windows Server Partition Safely


How to extend system partition and solve "Low disk space" problem on Windows servers? Today's hard drives feature jaw-dropping amounts of space, but the fact is that you just cannot get rid of the problem of "Low Disk Space", as Windows updates, application installs, browser caches, temporary files and data always cluster the server system quickly. So the solution to extend partition on server without reinstallation is always a question for most Windows servers.


In this article, we will introduce you an easy way to solve the "low disk space" problem and minimize the server downtime, that is, to resize partition and extend system partition of Windows server with reliable Partition Magic Server software. 


Resize partition with Partition Magic Server Free

To resize partition with Partition Magic Server, you will see an intuitive interface to guide you resize the partition step by step. Just choose the server system partition, then you can start Move/Resize operation in several ways as below:

1. Click Partitions in the top menu » click Move/Resize.
2. Click the Move/Resize Partition button in the Tool Bar.
3. Click the Move/Resize Partition button under Partition Operations in the Action Panel.

If there is no free space adjacent to the system partition, you can get some from other partitions, that is, shrink other partition size and add free space to the server system partition.

Meanwhile, Partition Magic Server provides Enhanced Data Protecting Mode to protect the data during the operation, even in the event of a power failure or hard ware failure. We know how important the data on server is for you, you can be ensured that your data are completely safe.



For enterprise users, Partition Magic Enterprise Edition allows unlimited usage within your company to save time and money.


Benefits to resize Windows Server partition with this Partition Magic Server


Extend system partition to solve "Low Disk Space" problems on Server;

  • Hot Extend NTFS Server partition without rebooting;
  • Basic & advanced partition features to optimize Server disk space usage and minimize server downtime;
  • Data protection technology to keep your data safe;
  • Resize partition by dragging and moving partition easily without data loss;
  • Copy Partition/Disk to backup data or migrate entire disk without Windows reinstallation;