In Windows Server 2000, disk management is a regular task. Windows Server 2000 provides fine functions for disk management. Windows Server 2000 provides users with a group of disk management utility programs, which are in "computer management" console. They include error routine, disk defragmenter, arranging routine, etc. these tools are improved on the basis of Windows NT. Windows Server 2000 has integrated various new features and new functions. Before using disk management programs, we need to know basic knowledge of them:
1. Dynamic memory: with dynamic memory, we need not to turn off system or interrupt users to complete tasks. Foe example, we need not reboot system to create, extend or monitor volume, and add new disk. Most of configuration changes can run with immediate effect.
2. Local and network drive management: administrators can run any network computer of Windows 2000 or Windows NT 4.0.
3. Simplified tasks and direct user port: disk management is simpler. Menu shows tasks on selected objects. Guidance leads us to create partition and volume, or upgrade disk.
4. Driver path: connect or fix local driver with an empty folder of local NTFS volume.
Although Windows Server 2000 has fine disk management functions, it is not enough for users nowadays. Most users choose professional partition magic to manage disk and partition, and they have much more comprehensive functions about partition management. For example, MiniTool Partition Wizard has functions like create partition, delete partition, format partition, hide partition, wipe partition, and merge partition, etc. MiniTool Partition Wizard can deal with various partition forms like FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, Ext2, Ext3, Linux Swap, etc. Let us see how to use MiniTool Partition Wizard to resize partition in Windows Server 2000.
Use MiniTool Partition Wizard to resize partition in Windows Server 2000
In Windows Server 2000, disk management tool cannot resize partition. In Windows 7, disk management tool has the function of extend or shrink partition backward. Let us take MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition v6.0 for example. Download MiniTool Partition Wizard at official website and install it to computer. Run it to enter into main interface:
In main interface, choose one partition to extend, and click "Move/Resize Partition" at "Operations" menu:
In this interface, please resize partition or change position in red zone. MiniTool Partition Wizard provides users two kinds of ways to resize. First one is drag the black triangle to resize and stick to change partition position. Second one is to input partition size and position in textboxes and then click "OK" to return to main interface.
We can preview effect of partition after operation in main interface. At left bottom we can see operations pending. After making sure, click "Apply" button to execute.
Operation of extending partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard in Windows Server 2000 is very simple and easy. MiniTool Partition Wizard has excellent function of resizing partition. As partition magic server 2000, it also can hide partition in Windows Server 2000. Please visit official website https://www.partitionwizard.com/ for newer information of MiniTool Partition Wizard.