Primary Partition in Server 2003 often means the first partition, or the system partition, because server system can only be installed on primary partition. Resize primary partition in Windows 2003 disk management is not that easy, because you don’t have such functions like extend volume or shrink volume in Windows 2008; diskpart command line in bootable CD is not easy to access if you don’t have unallocated space followed to system partition and you don’t want to delete anything either. So we need to resize primary partition in third-party partition software.
Resize Partition in Windows Server 2008 R2 is not easy after partitioning, in Server manager disk management, it requires unallocated space followed the partition you want to resize, so that extend volume can be active. However, we already had all space allocated, there’s no other way to get space unallocated except delete partitions. Compare to Windows Server 2003, Server 2008 added extend volume and shrink volume options in the right-click menu of disk management, but with limitations.
Low disk space problem are common in Windows Server 2012, because when you’re providing service on you server system, log files are gaining size day by day, thus hiring a third-party partition software to manage server disk is a must a Server administrators.
Before we use partition magic free software to resize partition in Windows 10, there’re other steps to do the same job with a little more steps: copy partition or volume first, and delete partition to make space unallocated, and then you are able to extend volume in Windows 10 snap-in disk management. If you don’t delete volume to make space next to C: Drive or other Drive you want to extend, Extend Volume Will gray out. Here is the way to resize partition in Windows 10 without deleting any partitions.
When this “Low Disk space” warning on C drive pops out, many users always asked to free up space with deleting old or useless records on the disk, but even after they deleted all applications they are able to delete, the problem continues to be not fixed. If you happen to have such disk problem, please free download Macrorit Partition Expert and try to fix this out. It works for anyone who wants to change the capacity of their partitions. This program permits you to create space for your important programs and improves the poor disk performance in an intelligent means.