Usually, you will need to resize C drive when it is running on low disk space and you frequently receive low disk space alert message. You may come up with different methods to fix the low disk space problem on C drive, but the best and easiest way is to resize the hard disk and extend the C drive space. You may use different solution for C drive resizing, but as a matter of fact the problem can resolved by using a third-party partition magic tool.
Partition Magic for C Drive Resizing on Windows Server
Partition magic is professional Server partition tool, which can resize hard disk without moving any data. The partition magic can extend C drive no matter it is NTFS or FAT32 file system. The partition magic can also extend C drive system partition without reinstalling the system, so you can completely rely on this software to resize hard disk without worrying about any data loss or system crash. This software is easy to handle, so anybody can have a try when they run into low disk space problem on Windows Server C drive.
Steps to Extend C Drive on Windows Server
Step1. Download, install and run partition magic. Right click a partition that has enough free space and go to "Resize/move" option.
Step2. Move the arrows to shrink the selected partition to produce some unallocated space.
Step3. You should move the unallocated space close to C drive. Then, right click C drive and select "Resize/Move" option.
Step4. Move the arrows to extend C drive and then click "Apply" button.
C Drive Is Running on Low Disk Space
"When booting my computer, an alert message says that C drive is running out of disk space and I need to delete some files to free up space on C drive. However, most files on C drive are system related, so I cannot delete them. Is there any other way to resolve the problem if I don’t delete any file from this drive? Can I extend C drive?"
"My PC with Windows Server 2003 operating system is running out of disk space, so I ran Disk Cleanup to move cookies and caches on the drive. However, it cannot free much space on the C drive. I also tried to uninstall some unnecessary programs, but it also only free up little space. How can I extend C drive on Windows Server 2003?"
Resize C Drive Windows Server
Some users think that they need to repartition the hard disk in order to resize C drive. However, with partition magic, you can resize C drive without repartitioning or reformatting hard disk. The partition magic can extend C drive on Windows Server including Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, SBS 2003, 2008, Windows Server 2003 R2, 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 R2, etc. This partition magic enables you to resize C drive system partition without reinstalling system or reformatting the hard disk.
Resize C Drive on Server 2003 RAID 5
Raid 5 is different from basic hard disk, but the partition magic can also extend C drive on RAID 5 on Windows Server 2003 and other Widows Server operating system. When you need to resize C drive on Windows Server RAID 5, you should remember not to break the array before partition resizing. In addition, you can add another disk to extend RAID 5 disk if there is no free space on RAID 5. This partition magic can also work on VMware disk to help you resize C drive and other partitions when there is no enough available space.