In order to better manage disk size and make best use of every
sector, partition on disk is becoming essential to every computer. Now with the help of
AOMEI Partition Assistant Lite Edition, partition is getting easier and faster.
This build in manager can do simple partition task with limitation, for example, if
the C drive faces the low disk space problem, you can do the extension by adding
free space from D drive. However, you can only extend the target drive when there
are contiguous unallocated spaces on the right side of C drive. Otherwise, you have
to delete the space between C drive and the unallocated space.
1. Windows Sever 2008 Disk Management: supposed there are
unallocated spaces right behind the target partition, then right click “my computer”
to open “Disk Management”, right click D drive to “shrink volume”, adjust the size,
the next step is “extend volume” on C drive, the recommend size for C is at least 32
2. Diskpart Command Line: use the short on keyboard, WIN+R, to run diskpart command.
In the popup window, type “list volume” to show all the disks in numbers; the input
“select volume X”, “X” is the source disk with free space; then input “shrink
querymax” to confirm the amount; type “shrink desired X’, “X” is the target amount;
type “exit” to finish. Those are the first step of the whole progress, then type
“list volume” again, “select volume 1”, “extend size=X”, “exit” to complete the
To summarize, resize partition in Windows 2008, Disk Management
makes operation little easier with its interface without considering the limitation.
Diskpart command line, on the other hand is too professional to operate, it is
complicate and not safe, and you have to follow the orders systematically.
Meanwhile, there are certain conditions to run this command line, they are: NTFS
file system and contiguous unallocated space.
Run AOMEI Partition Assistant Lite Edition. right click the source disk, choose
“Resize and Move partition”, drag the left slider bar, click “ok”, then choose C
drive, drag the right slider bar, chick “Apply” on left top. Then you’ll have the
space you adjusted with reboot.
In the end of this article, you may find out that partition in windows server
2008 is not that hard, AOMEI Partition Assistant just made everything easy and efficient
with few clicks. If you like this freeware, click here to download