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How to resize Windows Server 2003 partition fast and safely?

People usually need to resize Windows Server 2003 partition under different situations. For example, you want to extend your system partition for further usage. Unfortunately, no resizing or moving partition function is built in Windows Server 2003 Disk Management Tool.

Actually, most of users consider it as headache to resize Windows Server 2003 partitions, because it is too much difficult for people who are not specialized in computer. Is there any easy and safe Windows Server partition software for Windows Server 2003 32 and 64bit available? Of course, there is. In this article, I'll tell you how to resize Windows Server 2003 partition with Partition Magic Server, without data loss, easily and fast.

About Partition Magic Server

Many years ago, if the system C drive is running out of space, the administrator has to recreate the partitions and reinstall operating system. Of course, it is time-consuming. Meanwhile, these operations may lead to data loss, especially the files on desktop. Partition Magic is the first and most famous partition resizing software, which has the ability to repartition without data losing, by resizing partitions or split/merge partitions, so Partition Magic becomes well-known. However, there is no Partition Magic for Windows Server.

Fortunately, there are "Partition Magic Alternatives" for Windows Server, for example, Partition Magic Server, Partition Assistant Server Edition, with either partition magic server you can resize Windows Server 2003 partition without data loss.

Ensure data security when resize Windows Server 2003 partition

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 partitioning server 2003 as the "Magic Server Partition Software". 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.

Benefits you can get from Partition Magic Server

  • Enhanced data protection technology helps you resize, merge partition without data loss, even when power off or hardware problem occurred.
  • Hot Resize feature helps you extend NTFS partition without reboot to minimize Server downtime.
  • Disk and partition copy feature helps you backup data or migrate to another disk without reinstalling Windows.
  • Wipe disk/partition/Unallocated space to protect your data security.
  • Changes made on partitions can be previewed before applying to the hard disk.
  • With user-friendly interface, no professional assistance or experience in using Partition Magic is required.
  • 30-day Money Back Guarantee, purchase useful software without worries behind.

Step by step instructions to resize Windows Server 2003 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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