How to Merge C Drive with D Drive in Windows Server?

December 23, 2014

It happens all the time that C drive is running out of space, which makes server unresponsive. In this situation, merging D drive into C drive is very necessary. To solve this problem, some software did do a good performance. Among them AOMEI Partition Server Edition is the one that deserves to be recommended.

The reason why merge C drive with D drive in Windows Server

Under windows server system, we often meet such partition problems: system partition is too small to install more software, while the D drive has a lot of free space that can be used to extend C drive. Is there a way to merge these two partitions together to improve the performance of system partition? Is there a professional partition management tool to solve this problem easily? Below is a discussion made to address this issue.

Merge C drive with D drive with Windows disk management

Maybe you are among the many people who tend to seek help from Windows disk management when coming to partition issues. But you may get disappointment this time, because Windows disk management does not support to merge partition C with partition D directly. The only solution to this issue is that you have to delete partition D, making it an unallocated space, and then you can merge this unallocated space into C drive. You must have realized that this way is not good. To delete partition D means you will lose all your data in it unless you make a backup or move the data to other location. Then, is there any other way to achieve this purpose? Of course there is, what you need is to download professional third-party software.

Why you need AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition

As mentioned above, there is a lot of professional software that is devoted to work out partition issues. These kind of software has more comprehensive features than Windows disk management and is easier to use. Among is AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition, this is a professional server partition manager software, which can create, format, move and resize partitions as well as convert partition and merge partitions. Support Windows 32 bit or 64 bit 2003, 2008, 2012 R2. With AOMEI Partition Assistant, you can resize partition without data loss.

How to merge disk partitions with AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition?

In the information age of widely use of server, the importance of how to manage server data is obvious. Partition management is important for data on the server disk. Merge disk partitions is an important part in partition management which can reduce data redundancy and manage data to make good use of disk partition. You don't need to worry about how to merge disk partitions. AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition V5.5 can relieve your bother and how to merge disk partitions is clear. You can manage it after a simple show.

The interface of AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition shows as below:


In the interface, you can see that there are a lot of practical functions listed at left. With clear interface, all can be done only by mouse clicks. Repeat tests prove its reliable function and performance. To merge C-drive with D-drive, right click the C-drive and choose Merge Partitions.


Then tick adjacent partitions (merge unallocated partition is not in this limit) you want to operate. Here choose partition C and D. Click OK to continue.


Then a preview of this operation comes out. To make it into effect, click Apply at the top-left corner. You may have noticed that there are some other buttons locate after Apply. These are prepared for you in case that you change your mind. Still there are pending operations listed in the lower left corner for you to have a browse of what operations you have executed.


AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition is real server partition manager software which has good performance in dealing with partition issues. It is indispensable for your server operating system. Download AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition.