By AOMEI / Last Updated November 29, 2019

Server System Partition Running Low on Space

With computer running, many users of windows server have to face a trouble: Server system partition running low on space. How to solve problems? Preparing a removable hard disk to store data in system partition is the first thought attacking mind to many people, but to enterprise, it is not realistic. Because windows server is often installed in computers bought by enterprise or associations, and there are much data reluctant to business security.

What is the influence of system partition running low on space?

When system partition runs low on space, one of the influences is that compute running speed is slower and slower with time goes by. What’s worse, when you need start some applications urgently, you will find the application does not react when you click icon of some application, and the cursor becomes a circle. Does it drive you crazy? Maybe most users of computers have meet with this situation. Especially to users who use windows Server.

Windows Server is mainly used by enterprise or association. If enterprise computer happen the situation mentioned above, it estimates that running speed does not only cost time, but also money. The only way to solve by internal system is extend system partition running low on space.

The ways to extend system partition running low on space

You can use disk management to extend system partition, but this way is not usually recommended. Because it means that you have to delete partition besides system partition on right. For example, if you want to enlarge system partition, you have to delete partition D. but if you have data and files in partition D. the result is terrible.

Of course, you can do that with third-party software. AOMEI Partition Assistant is the tool that offers a number of wizards to help you how to extend system partition. You don’t need worry about losing data. The interface of AOMEI Partition Assistant is more visual than Microsoft’s.

How to extend system partition running low on space with AOMEI Partition Assistant

There are five editions about AOMEI Partition Assistant, that is Standard, Professional, Server, Unlimited and Technician. Every edition has its own features. Server edition can be an example to tell you: the functions in this edition are similar with Standard editions’, but Server edition supports Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 R2, 2016 and 2019, but Standard edition can’t be installed in the Windows Server. Besides this, Standard can’t convert disk between GPT and MBR or between dynamic and basic, etc. But Windows Server has all these functions that Standard edition does not have.

Step 1: You can download, install, and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition. And it support Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 R2, 2016 and 2019. Actually, there are different editions in AOMEI Partition Assistant. If your computer installed Windows Server, AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition is recommended to you. Because some of other editions may not support Windows Server.

Step 2: it assumes that disk of this computer displays like below, you can right click the partition D, and select "Allocate Free Space" this wizard.

Allocate Free Space

Step 3: As a result of step 2, you will get a pop-up window. Adjust the size of the free space which you want to cut from partition D and this free space will be directly added into the destination partition.

Allocate Free Space from D to C

Step 4: Click Apply and Proceed to execute this operation.


Only via three steps above, you can success in extend server system partition running low on space. is this more easy and quick than other way? If you don’t understand the steps above clearly , there are a article about “Allocate Free Space” , you can click it to read more accurate operations.