Windows Server 2003 is the Microsoft server operating system released in 2003. It has great reliability, availability, flexibility, as well as security. Through years' development, Windows Server 2003 has become the most widely used server operating system.
As server manager, you probably will have the need to expand disk partition in Windows Server 2003. As known to all, Windows built-in disk management tool often disappoints users' actual requirement. Even "Fdisk.exe" has been changed to "Diskpart.exe", Windows Server 2003 built-in disk management tool still can't satisfy users' actual requirement. To form better disk management, it is suggested to use professional third-party partition magic to manage disk. MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition is strongly recommended for you.
Expand disk partition in Windows Server 2003
Server, especially data base server, usually deals with a large amount of data everyday. When one of the partitions is insufficient in space, we need to expand it in case we need to install new application. However, expanding disk partition in Windows Server 2003 is not an easy thing. As server usually saves very significant data, we should avoid rebooting server as possible as we can. Once accident such as partition damage or partition loss happens when expanding, data security will be in risk.
Fortunately, MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition developed by MiniTool Solution Ltd. can help users expand disk partition in Windows Server 2003 without damaging data. And MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition is specially developed for both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows server operating systems like Windows Server 2000/Windows Server 2003/Windows Server 2008. It provides users with fast and secure server disk management. When expanding disk partition, MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition will protect data security with the power-off data protection function. Moreover, MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition can merge partition, change cluster size, copy partition, copy disk, create partition, delete partition, format partition, convert file system, and detect partition. It can be the best choice for server management. Next, there is a demonstration of expanding disk partition in Windows Server 2003 with MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition.
Before expanding disk partition in Windows Server 2003, we need some preparation. Initially, visit https://www.partitionwizard.com/ for download and install it to the partition we are not going to operate, avoiding rebooting computer. After installing, we can start expanding.
Launch MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition:
This is main interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition. Right click target partition and select "Move/Resize" option:
In this interface, we can drag the partition handle border to expand partition. Or we can input detailed value in the textbox of "Partition Size" to set specific partition size. After setting, click on "OK" button to return to main interface:
In this interface, we can preview the expanded result. After making sure the operations, click "Apply" button to execute.
Expand disk partition is a rather common management operation in server. Because of the importance of server data, we should employ reliable partition magic such as MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition. This software has really succinct interface and high security, promoting work efficiency a lot.