Windows Server 2003 users know a certain partition may run out of space since the partition receives and stores more and more data. If this situation emerges, we should expand Sever 2003 partition as soon as possible, but it is not easy to expand partition for Windows Server 2003. That is because Server 2003 built-in disk management tool is unable to expand partition. Besides, it is dangerous to expand partition through command prompt tool, because a light mistake may result in data loss or partition damage. Some users may think of using partition magic to expand Server 2003 partition. But unluckily, commonly seen partition magic on the market is developed for common Windows operating systems. Therefore, it can not be installed to Windows Server 2003, let alone extend partition for Server 2003. So, Windows Server users are often troubled by partition space shortage. But today, a professional partition magic server developed by well known software development company MiniTool Solution Ltd. after unremitting efforts is recommended. That is MiniTool Partition Wizard which can help us expand partition for Server 2003.
Expand Server 2003 partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard
MiniTool Partition Wizard is a professional partition magic. Aiming at different users' demands, it offers multiple editions, and MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition (like the left picture shows) is specially designed for Server partition management. Therefore, as long as we own this partition magic server, we can expand partition for Server 2003 easily. Maybe, text description is not enough to show how powerful this partition magic server is. Next, let's see a demonstration.
To use this partition magic server, we should download it from its official website https://www.partitionwizard.com/. Then, install it to the computer and run it:
This is the main interface of the partition magic server. To expand Server 2003 partition, we need to select the partition which needs expanding and click "Move/Resize" button:
Here, we can resize partition for Server 2003 by dragging the black triangles on both edges of the partition handle or imputing exact value to corresponding textbox. Since we need to expand partition for Server 2003, we should drag the left triangle leftwards to lengthen the partition handle whose length represents partition size. Then, click "OK" to go back to the main interface:
From the main interface, we can see the selected partition has been expanded. However, this is just a preview effect. If we want to get the preview effect on our computer, we should click "Apply" button to perform all operations. After that, Server 2003 partition expansion is finished successfully.