Reliable Alternative to Partition Magic for Windows Server 2003

Get to know how to employ a great alternative to Partition Magic for Windows Server 2003 to resize and move partition in Windows Server 2003 without losing data.


By Lucas / Updated on May 12, 2023

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Partition Magic doesn’t support Windows Server 2003

Partition Magic is great software for hard disk drive partitioning, which allows you to resize NTFS, FAT16 or FAT32 partitions without data loss and more. Its server edition supports Windows Server edition of Windows NT and 2000 but doesn’t support Windows Server 2003. Then, what to do when you encounter Windows Server C drive running out of space?

Alternative to Partition Magic for Windows Server 2003

Don’t worry and a great Partition Magic alternative for Windows Server 2003 will be introduced in the following part.

AOMEI Partition Assistant Server, aiming at managing your Windows Server partitions in a convenient and efficient way without data loss, brings the most popular hard disk partition management functions which can meet the needs of most Windows Server 2003 users. Apart from Windows Server 2003, it can work with Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 (R2)/2016/2019.

  • Resize and move partitions without data loss.
  • Extend NTFS system partition without rebooting.
  • Create partitions, one for system and others for data.
  • Delete one partition or directly delete all partitions.
  • Format hard drive partition with one-click.
  • Convert FAT partition to NTFS file system.
  • Wipe disk, partition or unallocated space to permanently erase sensitive data.
  • Hide/Unhide partition, set active partition, label partition and change drive letter.
  • Disk surface test and check partition to find bad sectors.
  • Support all editions of Windows Server 2003 and 2003 R2, including Enterprise, Standard, Datacenter, Web, etc.
  • ...

With user-friendly interface, the features of AOMEI Partition Assistant Server are easy to manage, no matter whether you are an IT professional or not. Besides, any changes you do on hard drives will be displayed in the "Pending Operations", confirming any operations before you click "Apply". Below is the main window:

Main Interface

To Shrink Partition

You can use AOMEI Partition Assistant to shrink partition in Windows Sever 2003 without efforts.

Step 1. Right click the partition that you want to shrink and choose Resize Partition.

Shrink Partition

Step 2. In the pop-up window, drag the double-head arrow leftwards to shrink the partition and click OK.


Step 3. Click Apply and Proceed to execute the operation.


To extend partition

When there is contiguous or non-contiguous unallocated space, you can do as following steps to extend partition.

Step 1. Right click on the partition you want to extend choose “Advanced” and select Merge Partitions.

Merge Partition

Step 2. Tick the box before the unallocated space and then click OK.

Choose Unallocated Space

Step 3. To save the change, click Apply and Proceed.


Note: When there is no unallocated space but there is one partition that has plenty of free space, you can allocate free space from it to the partition that you want to extend.

Want to release more partition space, adjust partition size, and delete unnecessary partition, format hard drive and other technical operations for your server hard disk? AOMEI Partition Assistant Server offers you all necessary partition management functions. All the features listed are available and operations can be saved. Multi-language supported for English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Hungarian, polish, Russian etc.

Lucas · Staff Editor
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