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Resize partition on windows server operating system

  • Almost all computer users employ Windows operating system currently, the Windows server operating system as well. Windows server operating system is mostly used by personal or enterprise users including Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008. What's the difference between ordinary operating system and server operating system? For instance, is there some difference on resizing partition under ordinary and server operating system? As the server operating system enjoys higher data safety performance than ordinary operating system, therefore, it is more difficult to resize partition under server operating compared with that of ordinary operating system. Fortunately, user will be free from such worry by employing the partition magic MiniTool Partition Wizard to resize Windows server operating systems.

    Windows Server
    Windows server operating system still adopts multitask windows operating system to be very clear and easy to operate. Currently, it mainly has three server operating systems.

    Windows Sever 2000



    As the server operating system of Window 2000, Windows server 2000 mainly faces small or medium-sized server business with the original name of Windows NT 5.0 server allowing 4 processers at most, 128 MB external memory minimally and 4 GB maximally. Windows server 2000 realized an aim which is scarcely achieved by other software by providing an improved as well as creative product.

    Windows Sever 2003



    Windows Server 2003 is another excellent server operating system following Windows Server 2000. It has been a classic server operating system under Windows since it was released on 24th, April, 2003, having been employed by numerous enterprises or personal users. Nevertheless, with the boost of Windows Server 2003, its defects have been simultaneously revealed. The most overriding problem remains that the build in disk management tool of Windows Server 2003 still failed to meet the demand of user to perform various operations on disk.

    Windows Server 2008



    Windows Server 2008 is built from the same code base as Windows Vista; therefore, it shares much of the same architecture and functionality. Since the code base is common, it automatically comes with most of the technical, security, management and administrative features new to Windows Vista such as the rewritten networking stack (native IPv6, native wireless, speed and security improvements); improved image-based installation, deployment and recovery; improved diagnostics, monitoring, event logging and reporting tools; new security features such as BitLocker and ASLR; improved Windows Firewall with secure default configuration; .NET Framework 3.0 technologies, specifically Windows Communication Foundation, Microsoft Message Queuing and Windows Workflow Foundation; and the core kernel, memory and file system improvements. Processors and memory devices are modeled as Plug and Play devices, to allow hot-plugging of these devices. This allows the system resources to be partitioned dynamically using Dynamic Hardware Partitioning; each partition has its own memory, processor and I/O host bridge devices independent of other partitions

    Resize partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard:
    To resize partition, user should first download MiniTool Partition Wizard at MiniTool Partition Wizard Download Center for free.
    After successful installation, user would come to following interface when running this partition magic.



    This is the main interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard, user should select and right click desired partition, then click "Move/Resize" to enter next interface:



    In this interface, user should drag the left or right arrow or directly enter value to the blank to set the size of partition. Then please click "OK":



    Now user could notice some changes in the main interface such as the operations pending at the left side and the unallocated space disappeared. Lastly, click "Apply" to execute all settings.