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Server 2003 repartition dynamic disk

  • In terms of operating system, home and personal users tend to select Windows XP or the latest Windows 7. On the contrary, for company and enterprise, specialized server operating system such as Windows Server 2003 is their appropriate. On server computer with server operating systems, a couple of disks in dynamic manner are usually required so as to store a large amount of data. Therefore, it becomes vitally important for server owner to properly and methodically manage the vast data stored on server computer by employing third-party partition magic software. Referring to partition magic software, MiniTool Partition Wizard is my top recommendation due to its excellent disk management competence.

    Dynamic disk and basic disk
    Dynamic disks provide the capability for software implementations of RAID. The main disadvantage of dynamic disks in Microsoft Windows is that they can only be recognized under certain operating systems, such as Windows 2000 or later (excluding versions such as Windows XP Free Edition, and Windows Vista Home Basic and Premium), or the Linux kernel starting with version 2.4.8. Dynamic disks under Windows are provided with the use of databases stored on disk(s). The volumes are referred to as dynamic volumes. It is possible to have 2000 dynamic volumes per dynamic disk, but the maximum recommended by Microsoft is 32.

    Dynamic disk management helper - MiniTool Partition Wizard
    Exquisitely developed by MiniTool Solution Ltd., MiniTool Partition Wizard is able to perform almost all kinds of partition operations like increase partition, extend partition, wipe partition, resize partition, merge partition, create partition, delete partition, format partition, convert partition format, copy partition, hide partition, explore partition, change drive letter, etc. Besides, it supports removable disks and offers seven different editions to satisfy the diverse needs of user. Moreover, MiniTool Partition Wizard runs perfectly under almost all 32/64-bit Windows operating systems including Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and supports various file systems such as FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS4, and NTFS5.

    Repartition disk with MiniTool Partition Wizard
    Download MiniTool Partition Wizard at the official website https://www.partitionwizard.com/.
    Now please launch this partition magic software to repartition disk:

    Select and right click an unallocated space, then click "Create".

    Set partition properties such as drive letter, file system, cluster size and partition size in this window, then click "OK" after setting.

    Last, click "Apply" to execute pending operation.