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How to resize partition on Windows Server 2003 with Partition Magic Server?

What would you do if the Server system C drive running out of space, what would you do if you want to resize server partition on Windows Server 2003 to maximize the performance of your computer?

This article will recommend you a Server partition software for resizing partition in Windows Server 2000/2003/2008 – Partition Magic Server Edition, which can resize the partitions & hard drive on your Windows Server 2003 without losing data, and the work of partitioning server 2003 will be a piece of cake even for the ordinary users.

Why resize partition on Windows Server 2003?

The Server computers are more and more frequently used in company because they are most important for the security and secrecy. While any workstation computer is capable of acting as a Server, a Server computer usually has special features intended to make it more suitable. These features can include a faster CPU, faster and more plentiful RAM, and larger hard drives.

Network administrators need to take good care of these Server computers. That's why the software installed on Server computers are strictly chosen by administrator, especially the computer utilities, which are able to maximize the performance of the Servers, like server partition management software. Then, Why we need to partition Server 2003?

When a boot partition C: drive is out of space, the Server computer will be fighting for the precious space and will run slowly. To start over is a solution but no one would like to waste their happy weekend to do it. The most time-saving and easy way is to resize partition on Windows Server with reliable Server partition software. Except resizing Server 2003 partitions, server partition software can also move, create, delete, merge, and format your partitions, etc.

Ensure data security when resizing partition on Windows Server 2003

The security and stability are undoubtedly the most significant aspects for Server computers since a Server computer usually stores the most important classified and daily-used files. However, even a slight error on server computer might directly leads to exposure of the whole network to the outside.

Based on the enhanced data protection technology and copy wizard built in Partition Magic Server Edition, it is highly recommended with its excellent advantages while resizing Windows 2003 server as the "Magic Server Partition Manager". The reason is that it is able to extend NTFS system partition without reboot to maximize the server performance and minimize the downtime of the server.

How to resize partition on Windows Server 2003?

It is extremely easy to resize Windows 2003 Server. With the absolutely user-friendly interface, the functions of Partition Magic Server Server are easy to get access to, no matter whether you've got experience in using Partition Magic or not.

Any operations you do on the Server will be listed in the "Operations Pending" column, making sure no changes take place on your partitions before you click "Apply". So if you are not sure about your operation, just close this partition software and nothing will be changed.

Step by step instructions to resize Server partition.

Step 1, Launch Partition Magic Server, you'll see all disks and partitions that connected to your Server and free space, used space and other properties of each partition.

Resize boot partition

Right-click the data partition and select "Resize", in the pop-up window, drag the left border rightwards to shrink it.

Shrink data partition

There will be some Unallocated space behind the system partition.

Unallocated space created

Step 2, Right-click the system partition and select "Resize", in the pop-up window, drag the right border rightwards to hold the Unallocated space.

Extend system boot partition

Click "Apply" to proceed, done.

Partition resized

Now you have a "new" Server that can be used for a long time again.

For enterprise users, Unlimited Edition allows unlimited installation within your company to save time and money.

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