After a long time Windows Server 2008 use, some users may suddenly find their C drive has run out of space. At this time, to extend C drive for Windows Server 2008 becomes a piece of urgency. Next, we will introduce how to realize extension.
When low disk space emerges on C drive of Windows Server 2008, what users should do at first is launch system built-in disk management tool to check partition format as well as check whether there is eligible unallocated space. If the C drive is NTFS partition and located before and neighboring to an unallocated space, system built-in disk management tool can help realize extending. Detailed operations are: right click C drive and choose “Extend Volume” function from shortcut menu, and then extend C drive according to actual needs.
Nevertheless, if C drive is not NTFS partition or there is no suitable unallocated space, users had better turn to partition managers, a kind of partition software which is specially developed to solve partition problems. Professional partition manager MiniTool Partition Wizard is highly recommended here.
First of all, download partition manager to computer. After installation, run it to get the main interface below:
Then, select C drive and choose the function “Extend Partition”, which can help extend partition no matter whether there is unallocated space or whether the target partition is NTFS partition. Next, choose a partition which owns lots of unused space left to take free space that will be used to extend C drive for Windows Server 2008. Of course, if there is unallocated space on the same disk, we highly suggest users choose unallocated space to take free space. After all changes are made, users should remember to click “Apply” button on toolbar to apply changes to Windows Server 2008.
If users are also troubled by how to extend C drive for Windows Server 2008, try taking methods mentioned above. Make the best choice according to practical situations.