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How to resize Windows Server 2008 partition with Partition Magic Server fast and safely?

People usually need to resize Windows Server 2008 partition under different situations. For example, you want to extend system partition for further usage. Unfortunately, no resizing or moving partition function is built in Windows Server 2008 Disk Management Tool and its "Shrink" and "Extend" feature is limited to solve this problem, as only when there are Unallocated space behinds the partition, Extend feature is available.

Actually, most of users consider it as headache to resize Windows Server 2008 partitions, because it is too much difficult for people who are not specialized in computer. Is there any ease and fast Windows Server partition software for Windows Server 2008 32 and 64bit available? Of course, there is. In this article, I'll tell you how to resize Windows Server 2008 partition with Partition Magic Server, without data loss, easily and fast.

About Windows Server 2008

Windows Server 2008 is the most recent release of Microsoft Windows' server line of operating systems. Windows Server 2008 is built from the same code base as Windows Vista; therefore, it shares much of the same architecture and functionality.

When a boot partition C: drive runs out of place, 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 extend C: drive with reliable Windows Server 2008 partition magic software.

Ensure data security with Partition Magic for Server 2008

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 2008 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.
  • 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.
  • More features and benefits...

Step by step instructions to resize Windows Server 2008 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.

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