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Windows server 2003 resize partition

  • Computer user must be familiar with Windows, the name of computer operating system developed by Microsoft. As the continuous improvement of computer hardware and software system, Microsoft Windows operating system is upgrading constantly from 16, 32 bit to 64 bit operating system and original Windows 1.0 to Windows95, NT, 97, 98, 2000, Me, XP, Server, Vista and Windows 7, etc. Here I would like to talk about the Server operating system, Windows server 2003 - a featured operating system of Windows. Windows server 2003 is vitally important for server operations as well as server disk management. However, Windows server 2003 built in disk management tool still falls short of user's demand to perform operations on disk in spite of its powerful functions. Therefore, MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition is strongly recommended to manage disk such as resize partition.

    On server operating system:
    Server operating system generally refers to such operating system installed on large computer such as Web server, application server and database server, etc. It is the platform infrastructure for IT system yet one of the three operating systems categorized by application field. At the same time, server operating system could be installed on personal computer. Compared with personal edition operating system, server operating system, in a specific network, undertakes extra functions such as management, configuration, stability and safety, playing an overriding role within the network.

    Windows server operating systems:
    1. Windows NT 4.0 issued April, 1996 Microsoft.
    2. Windows 2000, originally called as Windows NT 5.0 released December, 1999 by Microsoft including Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2000 Advanced Server and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server.
    3. Windows Server 2003 issued April, 2003 by Microsoft and upgraded as Windows Server 2003 R2 in March, 2006.
    4. Windows Server 2008 released by Microsoft in February, 2008 and enhanced as Windows Server 2008 R2 in October, 2008.

    How to resize Windows server 2003 partition with MiniTool Partition Wizard?
    User should first download MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition at MiniTool Partition Wizard Download Center.



    This is the initialization interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard, it will enter main interface in a few seconds.



    Select and right click desired partition in this interface, then click "Move/Resize":



    The checked part indicates that user has selected the Enhanced Data Protection Mode. User is recommended to check it so as to secure data safety. By dragging the left or right arrow, partition size can be set. After that, click "OK".



    In the red zone at the left side of this interface, user can see "Operations Pending". Now user should click "Apply" to realize previous operations.



    After clicking "Apply", above window would pop up and user should click "Yes".



    This is the operating interface for resizing partition. A moment later, the partition would be successfully resized.