Overview of Disk Management in Windows 2003 and Alternative

Disk Management is a hard disk partition management tool built in Windows Server 2003 to help users manage their hard disk and drives. With the help of it, users can do some operations of disk management, such as create and delete partitions, format volumes with FAT, FAT32 and NTFS file system, assign drive letters, mark active partitions, change basic disk into dynamic disk and convert empty dynamic disk back into basic disk, etc. And it can set up five kinds of volume, including simple, spanned, striped, mirrored and RAID-5 volumes.

But it still exists some limitations. It can not support to resize partition. Users want to find an effective disk manager to solve the C drive running out of space. In Disk Management of Windows 2003, it can not extend partition.

As partition magic for server alternative, AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition is a trustful and reliable disk manager to use. Partition Assistant can improve the usage of disk space and optimize the performance of computer. It contains functions, like resizing/moving partition, merging two partitions into a big one, converting NTFS/FAT32, align partition, converting primary/logical partition, converting dynamic disk into basic disk without data loss, dynamic disk manager, etc.


With the friendly interface, the features of Disk Management in Windows 2003 alternative are easy to use. You can download the free demo to have a try.


For Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 (both 32bit and 64bit), you can download Partition Assistant Pro Edition to experience the magic.