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Tutorial to resize Windows 2003 system partition without data loss.

Low disk space on Windows 2003 Server

Windows 2003 has improved disk management functions, including the ability to back up from shadows of files, allowing the backup of open files. No matter you are using a web edition, standard edition, enterprise edition or home edition, when you come to the question of disk management, you must know how to resize partition and manage partition. It is the most frequently asked questions by server 2003 administrators. The system itself only has the related ability like create partition and delete partition.

It is troublesome if the Windows 2003 system partition running out of space, as you cannot install updates and other application, and the system runs extremely slow, leads to system crash if there is no free space.

To a Server, you cannot stop it running and waste long time to rebuild it. To resize the system partition is the best idea. You need third-party partition software. To resize partition on Windows Server 2003 can optimize its performance and optimize the space usage. Then how to resize Windows 2003 system partition? Which Server partition resizer is better?

Which tool is better for Windows 2003 to resize partition?

In the market, there are many Server partition tools, for example, Partition Magic Server, Partition Assistant Server, etc. then which one is better. I have to say, different people have different ideas, but before buying, you'd better check it out carefully, you may refer to this Comparison of Server partition resizers.

In technical forums, many professionals recommend Partition Magic Server. 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 server partitions. Besides, It is able to extend NTFS system partition without reboot to maximize the server performance and minimize the downtime of the server. That is to say, if your Server system partition is NTFS, you can resize Server partition without downtime.

In fact, Partition Magic Server is not only a Server partition resizer, but also a toolkit for you to manage and maintain your disk partition. For more features and benefits of Partition Magic Server.

How to resize Windows 2003 system partition?

It is extremely easy to resize Windows 2003 system partition. 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. You just need to drag and move on the disk map to resize partition.

Step by step instructions to resize system partition on Windows 2003 Server.

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.

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