As we all know, the operating system is divided into two parts: Windows or Server version. Their disk managements all have their own characteristics. Some are advanced, while some are defects.
Server 2008 built-in disk partition resizer
Server 2008 disk management can manage partitions with shrinking and expanding. Some users may say it is really good, but how many users put it into practical? It is not hard to find that the Server 2008 disk partition resizer works slowly and the data's safety can not be guaranteed. Meanwhile, some advanced choices, like expand volume, have some limitations. In this case, you must try your best to search a wonderful Server partition resizer to improve this situation.
Partition magic Server 2008 to avoid losing data
Data's safety is always the key point for computer users. If there is a way easy and safe, it is apparent that most users will love it. AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition is the exclusive software to solve the partition problems, including Server 2000/2003/2008. Even if your server is unable to boot, you can also create a partition magic boot CD to get things done. This disk partition software could safely backup all the data, resize basic and dynamic volumes, merge partition, and more partition operations under the circumstance of Server 2008. All these operations are not possessed by snap-in disk management.
Steps to resize Server partition with partition magic Server 2008
Here will showing an example to extend C drive (system drive) easily and securely.
Step 1: Download the Server partition resizer and launch it. If there is no unallocated space, please use system utility or "Resize Partition" option of this magic tool to free some space. Here use the magic tool to free space. Please do as the picture do.
Step 2: After step 1, you will see the unallocated space is rightly behind C drive. Just now, right click C drive to choose "Resize Partition" for extending.
Step 3: Please click "Apply" in the toolbar to execute the operations.
Seeing all these procedures above, you will find it is easy to hand. Moreover, the operating system will not reboot system, which brings so much convenient for computer users. Also, it supports Windows 8/7/Vista/XP/2000 and Server 2008/2003/2000.