Partition Magic is an old partition software released by PowerQuest and purchased by Symantec in 2003. And Symantec did not update it and had no plan to publish new edition. On December 8, 2009, Symantec announced that they would not provide Partition Magic on the official website. As the last edition of Partition Magic, Partition Magic 8 is an excellent partition administrator. It can create, resize, copy and merge partitions. Not updated since 2003, Partition Magic 8 is not compatible with Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista and Windows 7, which make many users of Windows Server 2003 disappointed at Partition Magic 8. However, MiniTool Partition Wizard is released by MiniTool Solution Ltd.. It is better than Partition Magic. Because of its powerful function and high compatibility, MiniTool Partition Wizard is focused by many computer users.
Main Features of MiniTool Partition Wizard
MiniTool Partition Wizard is a powerful and professional partition magic. It is famous for its perfect functions and simple operations. The main features of MiniTool Partition Wizard including:
1.Supporting all Windows operating systems including Windows 2000, Windows Server,2003/2008 and Windows XP/Vista/7.
2. Supporting RAID.
3. Simultaneously supporting file systems of FAT12, FAT16, FAT 32 and NTFS in Windows and Ext2, Ext3, Ext4 in Linux.
4. Supporting various memory devices such as memory cards, memory sticks, USB flash disks and mobile hard disk drives, etc.
5. Resizing partition and merging partitions without influence on data.
All of above are partial functions of MiniTool Partition Wizard. Desiring more features, please visit the official website:https://www.partitionwizard.com/
Applying MiniTool Partition Wizard to Expand System Partition in Server 2003
Operating efficiency of Windows Server 2003 is the most important for users. Enough space must be allocated to Windows Server 2003 for perfect performance. When space for operating system is not adequate, MiniTool Partition Wizard can expand system partition of Windows Server 2003 without data loss.
Run MiniTool Partition Wizard:
Select system partition. Then click "Move/Resize", the following interface will emerge: NOTE: There must be an unallocated partition adjacent to system partition. If not, please employ "Move/Resize" to move location of system partition and then expand partition.
Then users can resize partition by dragging arrows at the two ends of partition handle (marked by the red box) to adjust the length. Then click "OK" to return to the main interface: