Partition Manager Windows Server 2008 - the Best Tool to Increase Partition Size
It is believed that most Windows Server 2008 users have met different kinds of partition problems in daily server use, which can be proved by related questions asked on the internet. One of Server 2008 users has asked such a question on the internet: how can I increase system partition size when there is no unallocated space on hard disk?
Users who just have a basic understanding of Windows Server 2008 may suggest using system built-in disk management tool to realize this operation. Indeed, the function “Extend Volume” which can help increase partition size has been added to Windows Server 2008, but it has big defects. For example, it will not work when there is no unallocated space behind and adjacent to the partition whose size needs increasing. Even if users shrink a neighboring partition with this tool to get unallocated space, they will fail to increase partition size since the unallocated space can only be located behind the resource partition rather than the partition which needs extending. Therefore, third-party partition manager Windows Server 2008 is the best tool for Server 2008 users to increase system partition size.
Nevertheless, it is not easy for most users to find a suitable partition manager for Windows Server 2008 since they lack professional knowledge. And unqualified software may lead to data loss, partition damage, or even system crash. Now, users are lucky enough, because we will introduce a piece of quite excellent partition manager, namely MiniTool Partition Wizard.
A brief introduction to MiniTool Partition Wizard
Developed by the professional software development company MiniTool Solution Ltd., MiniTool Partition Wizard owns extremely high reliability. So far, it has owns more than 10 million users and has gained countless praise. By using this partition manager Windows Server 2008, users can complete different kinds of partition management operations in all commonly seen Windows operating systems, and Windows Server 2008 is of course not an exception. More importantly, data security can be ensured in the process of partition management. Next, we will introduce how to increase system partition size by using this partition manager Windows Server 2008.
Increase system partition size by using MiniTool Partition Wizard First of all, download partition manager to Windows Server 2008. Then, install to any partition except system partition. After installation, launch the partition manager to open its main interface:
In the main interface, all partitions and disks are displayed. At this time, please select the target system partition and click the function “Extend Partition” to increase system partition size. After this operation, the following interface will emerge:
In the interface above, firstly choose a partition or unallocated space from the drop-down list of “Take Free Space from”, where free space can be taken to increase system partition size. Then, drag the sliding button to decide how much free space to take. Next, click “OK” button to go back to the main interface:
Now, we can see from the main interface that system partition has been extended to 19.18 GB from original 14.65 GB. At this time, if this effect is desired, please click “Apply” button to apply changes to server. After application, all work to increase system partition size by using professional partition manager for Windows Server 2008 is finished thoroughly.
Here, we just introduce steps to increase partition size. If users want to know how to complete other server partition management with this partition manager Windows Server 2008, please visit MiniTool Partition Wizard official website to get more information.