In daily work, sometimes it is necessary for Windows Server 2003 users to expand partition which is lacking in space. But expanding partition in Windows 2003 is not easy. Windows Server 2003 has great difference from ordinary Windows operating systems. Owing to the particularity of Windows Server 2003, most of the partition magic designed for common Windows operating system can not help users to expand Windows 2003 partition while the built-in disk management tool in Windows 2003 has serious function defects.
The above picture is the main interface of the built-in disk management tool in Windows Server 2003. We can see there is no function of expanding partition. In this situation, many Windows 2003 users may feel helpless and hope there is a partition manager server to help them expand partition in Windows 2003. Luckily, with the keeping development of technology, the celebrated software development company MiniTool Solution Ltd., through years of painstaking research, has released the professional partition manager server – MiniTool Partition Wizard, which can help user manage Windows Server 2003 partition perfectly.
Expand partition in Windows 2003 with MiniTool Partition Wizard
MiniTool Partition Wizard is a powerful partition manager server. According to different users' demands, five different editions are provided and MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition is earmarked for Server operating systems, with which users can expand Windows 2003 partition easily.
Before extending Windows 2003 partition, we should firstly visit the official website https://www.partitionwizard.com/ to download and install MiniTool Partition Wizard. After launching the partition manager server, we'll see the following interface.
This is the main interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard. Select the partition that will be expanded and click "Move/Resize". The following interface will be shown.
Users can drag the two triangles to change Partition Handle length, thereby resizing partition. To expand partition, we drag the right triangle rightwards here. After the operation, click "OK" to go back to the main interface.
We can see some obvious changes in the main interface. The selected partition has been expanded successfully and a pending operation appears in "Operations Pending" area. If the result is expected, click "Apply" to perform all operations. And then expanding Windows 2003 partition is finished.