It is known that there are two types of hard disk: basic disk and dynamic disk. Basic
disk was widespread used in the last few years, but now more and more users would like
to use dynamic disk for its large capacity advantage. No matter how large the hard disk
can be, it will be running out of space some time, especially for system volume. Then, a
question comes to you, that is how to extend dynamic system volume in Windows Server
There are two methods that users can use to extend dynamic system volume, one is the
built-in Disk Management, and the other is magic server dynamic disk
manager- AOMEI Partition Assistant.
With Windows server 2008 native Disk Manager, you can extend server 2008 dynamic
volumes to some extent. The first thing you need to know is that server 2008
built-in Disk Management tool cannot extend Mirrored /Striped/RAID5 Volumes. It can
only extend simple and spanned volumes when there are some unallocated space
contiguous behind them, if not, simple and spanned volumes also cannot be
If the internal tool cannot satisfy your requirements, third party partition
software is necessary. AOMEI Partition Assistant is a professional, reliable and
easy-to-use tool that can both work well with basic and dynamic disk.
Extend dynamic system volume with AOMEI Dynamic Disk Manager
With its absolutely user-friendly interface, it is very easy to increase C drive
space in Windows 2008.
Step1: Launch AOMEI Partition Assistant and open dynamic disk
Step2: Right click H and select "Resize/Move"
option to generate unallocated space.
Step3: In the pop-up window, drag the right slider bar leftwards to
Step4: Then move H: rightwards to set the unallocated space behind C
Step5: Right-click C and select
Step6: In the pop-up window, drag the slider bar rightwards to
extend C drive.
Step7: Click "Commit" on the toolbar to
save all the changes.
From the detailed demonstrations above, you must know how to extend dynamic system
volume. Then you need to free download
this tool and try it immediately.