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Extending system partition for Windows 2008 can be realized easily with server partition manager

February 28 2013 , Written by minitool Published on #extending system partition for Windows 2008, #extend system partition for Windows 2008, #extend system partition, #extending system partition, #extend partition

Windows Server 2008, in virtue of high performance, has gradually superseded Windows Server 2003 and become a mainstream of server operating system. Many users would like to spend much money on hardware to guarantee a fine operating circumstance for Windows Server 2008, but hardware configuration is not the only aspect that influences the performance of Windows Server 2008. Partition management also counts much. For example, if system partition is lacking in space, the operating system will run slowly. Or worse, it may crash. At this time, partition management shows its importance. We can extend system partition for Windows 2008 to solve the problems.

Ways to extend system partition for Windows 2008

If the unallocated space is next to system partition, we can use disk management tool to extend system partition for Windows 2008. But most of the time this condition can not be met, so this method is unavailable due to some limitations.

Actually, there is another more flexible way. We can use professional server partition manager to extend system partition for Windows 2008 without being limited by unallocated space. The professional partition manager can be downloaded from http://www.partitionwizard.com/, MiniTool Partition Wizard. The following picture shows its main interface. Whether there is unallocated space or where it is located will make no difference. We can use its "Extend Partition" function to extend system partition for Windows 2008.

Extending system partition for Windows 2008 can be realized easily with server partition manager

Select system partition and click "Extend Partition" function. We'll see the following window.

Extending system partition for Windows 2008 can be realized easily with server partition manager

We can take free space from any one partition shown in the drop-down list to extend system partition (here, we select Partition F:). Then drag the button below to resize partitions. After that, click "OK" to go back to the main interface.

Extending system partition for Windows 2008 can be realized easily with server partition manager

We can see that system partition is extended and Partition F: is shrunk. Then click "Apply" to execute the operation, finishing extending system partition for Windows 2008.

"Extend Partition" function can also be used to extend the other partitions. If users want to know more detailed information about other functions, please visit the homepage. Or you can also download this server partition software and have a try.

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