How to Extend System Partition on SBS 2008 With No Reinstallation with Partition Magic

Although Windows SBS 2008 comes with more advanced features and take your business to the next level, while Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) log files growing quickly and consuming a large amount of disk space, the low disk space problem is still a headache that Microsoft fails to cure. So an easy way to extend system partition is always a good subject for most SBS 2008 users, how to extend system partition on Windows SBS 2008 easily and without re-installation? This article will show you the steps to resize system partition in SBS 2008 with third party Partition Magic Server, no reinstallation and no data loss.

Steps

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    Download Free Trial and install it in Windows SBS 2008.
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    Launch the program - right click the data partition that behind system partition, and choose Resize/Move, drag the partition rightwards;
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    See the unallocated space made close to system partition.
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    Right click the partition you want to extend, select “Move/Resize” to extend.
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    See partition which has already been extended.
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    Click “Apply” to apply all changes and then SBS server 2008 system partition is expanded.

Tips

  • This partition software provides enhanced data protecting technology to protect data during the process, but it is still very important to back up the SBS 2008 before resizing system partition, because nothing is 100% secure anyway.

Article Info

Categories: File Manipulation