By AOMEI / Last Updated November 29, 2019

Windows Server 2008 low disk space on C drive

If the C drive encounters low disk space warning problem, Windows 2008 updates and applications cannot be installed normally. You have to extend C drive partition of Windows Server 2008 as soon as possible. Otherwise, the machine will run slowly or system will crash when there is no enough free space.

Why need a third party partition manager?

As we know, Windows Server 2008 Disk Management snap-in tool comes with "Shrink Volume" and "Extend Volume" features which can help you resize Windows Server 2008 partition in particular situation. In other words, you can extend a partition into contiguous unallocated space that locates at the right side. If not, you need to delete the partitions between unallocated space and the partition you want to extend. Therefore, a reliable and professional partition manager, AOMEI Partition Assistant Server is highly recommended.

Resize partition on Server 2008 flexibly and easily

AOMEI Partition Assistant Server allows you to move partition to make unallocated space adjacent the partition that you want to extend and shrink partition beyond limits. And it also many other popular hard disk partition management functions which can meet the needs of most Windows Server users when administering Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008(R2), 2012(R2), 2016, 2019, Windows Small Business Server 2003, 2008, 2011 and Windows Home Server 2011 (all editions).
With the absolutely user-friendly interface, it is extremely easy to resize and move partition in Windows Server 2008, no matter whether you've got experienced in using AOMEI Partition Assistant Server or not, you just need to drag and click on the disk map. Now, install it and have a look at how to use it to resize partition on Windows Server 2008.

Step 1. Run AOMIE Partition Assistant Server. Right click on D partition and select "Resize Partition".

Shrink Partition

Step 2. In the pop-up window, drag the right slider bar leftwards to shrink D partition to free up unallocated space and click OK.

Size Position

Step 3. You can find an unallocated space has been generated from D partition. Right click on D partition and select "Move Partition". In the pop-up window, drag the slider bar to the right side.

Move Partition

Step 4. Click "OK" and you can find the unallocated space locates behind C drive. Right click C drive and choose "Reisize Partitition". Then, select C drive and drag the right slider bar rightwards to extend.


Step 6. Now you can preview C drive of Windows Server 2008 has been extended. To save the changes, click "Apply" on the toolbar.



  • When one partition with redundant and one partition running out of space, you can also choose to allocate free space from one partition to another directly on Windows Server 2008 via AOMEI Partition Assistant Server.

  • You cannot move partition unless the capacity of unallocated space is equal or larger than the partition you want to move.