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How to resize Windows Server 2000 partitions?

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    Overview of Windows 2000 Server


    Windows 2000 Server - known as Windows NT 5.0 Server - is the server edition of Windows 2000 for small size companies. Windows Server 2000 supports 4 processors at most and supported internal memory vary from minimum 128MB to maximal 4GB. Based on Windows NT 4.0, the performance of Windows 2000 Server has been greatly enhanced. What's more, it has set an integrated standard between operating system and WEB, application, network and communication.

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    Why Resize Windows Server 2000 Partitions


    You may wonder why resize a Windows Server 2000 volume. To put it simple, imagine you want to install a second operating system but there is no empty partition, then you will need to release some free space from the hard drive to create a new one. Another situation, as Server deals with huge amount of data, thus partitioning Windows Server should be done in advance. However, plans can't catch up with changes. Now you may find that a Server partitions is running out of space and needs to be expanded urgently, while another partition seems enjoying too much space.

    Resize Server Partition is Risky


    resize partition is risky To resolve the issue 'resize Windows 2000 Server', you simply need to resize an existing Windows Server volume so as to reasonably make use of the disk space. But remember it is quite tough to resize partition without damaging data.

    A partition constitutes of many clusters and each file could take up several discontinuous clusters, resulting in different storage locations of diverse files, especially for Server operating systems such as Windows Server 2000. Therefore, do we really have solution to resize Server partition without affecting partition data? MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition would be the very best solution.

    Safely Resize Windows 2000 Server Using Partition Wizard Server


    MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition is a partition manager based on Windows operating system, supporting both MBR and GUID 32/64 bits operating systems like Windows Server 2000/2003/2008/2011/2012 and Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10. It boasts of powerful functions to create/delete/format/wipe partition, merge/resize/copy partition, convert FAT to NTFS and vice versa, convert MBR to GPT and vice versa, manage dynamic disk without damaging data, etc. What's more, extend partition wizard helps increase system partition size without rebooting in order to minimize server downtime.

    How to resize Windows Server 2000? Users should purchase MiniTool Partition Wizard Server at first. However, we strongly recommend users to download the Demo Edition to have an experience at first, then decide whether to have one.

    wraning Note: The Demo Edition of MiniTool Partition Wizard Server is designed for users experience, which offers the same features with the full version. However, you cannot apply changes in the end on Demo Edition.


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    Situation One: Extend Windows 2000 Server Partition

    Here are two ways to extend Server partition.

    If there is an unallocated space following the target partition, then "Move/Resize Partition" is useful.

    Take partition F: for example:

    Step 1: Run MiniTool Partition Wizard to meet the main interface. To extend Windows Server 2000 partition with unallocated space, you should select the desired partition, then click "Move/Resize Partition" to enter next interface.

    Step 2: At this window, you should drag the right arrow rightwards or directly enter the value to occupy to set the new size of Server partition. Then please click "OK".

    Step 3: Back to the main interface and click "Apply" to execute all changes.

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    However, if no unallocated space is available, then you can turn to "Extend Partition" for help.

    Take partition C: for example:

    Step 1: Run MiniTool Partition Wizard to meet the main interface. To extend Windows Server 2000 partition without unallocated space, you should select the desired partition, then click "Extend Partition" to enter next interface.

    Step 2: At this window, you should drop down the window to select a partition to take free space from and drag the button to decide how much free space to take. Then click "OK".

    Step 3: Back to the main interface and click "Apply" to execute all changes.

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    Situation Two: Shrink Windows 2000 Server Partition

    Take partition C: for example:

    Step 1: Run MiniTool Partition Wizard to meet the main interface. To shrink Windows Server 2000 partition, you should select the desired partition, then click "Move/Resize Partition" to enter next interface.

    Step 2: At this window, you should drag the right arrow leftwards or directly enter the value to shrink to set the new size of Server partition. Then please click "OK".

    Step 3: Back to the main interface and click "Apply" to execute all changes.

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    This is the end of how to safely resize Windows 2000 Server partitions. With MiniTool Partition Wizard Server, you don't need to worry too much about the operations, because it offers the most easily, straightforward and reliable solutions. For resizing partition in Windows Server 2000/2003/2008/2011/2012 and Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10, the solutions are the same.

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