By AOMEI / Last Updated July 31, 2020

About Windows Small Business Server 2003

Windows Small Business Server 2003 (SBS 2003) refers to a server bundle that integrates mail, Web server, and collaboration and remote-access tools. And the integration is thought that a big part of value of SBS 2003 which can make sure all the parts of SBS 2003 to work together. Once Microsoft released Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 and SBS 2003 SP1, besides, SBS 2003 SP1 contains service packs for Exchange Server and for SharePoint, XP Service Pack 2 and Outlook 2003 Service Pack 1. SP1 provides users more security which can prevent malicious e-mails or Web sites from attacking and HTML links from being followed.

Due to this point, many businesses choose to install SBS 2003 for their office work. In the long run, SBS2003 will prove the real benefit to many companies.

Low Disk Space Alert and Influence in SBS 2003

Because of the above reason, many small and medium enterprises use SBS 2003 system, and during work, the work data take up the disk space. Maybe when you boot your computer very time, a low disk space alert appears in the bottom right corner which says “You are running out of disk space on Local Disk c. To free space on this drive by deleting old or unnecessary files, click here”. Generally, system partition - C drive often runs out of space. This warning tells you your system partition is full, and you must free some disk space on your system partition.

In SBS 2003, if you meet this issue, to some degree, your computer will run slower and slower and maybe you must take much time to open a file or an application. To fix low disk space SBS 2003, many users may delete some unnecessary files or applications, this will cause many troubles, and only has little effect.

Solve SBS 2003 Low Disk Space Issue

To avoid loss that low disk space problem cause, how will you do to solve SBS 2003 low disk space issue? Please look at the below ways.

1. Clean up the hard drive

You can clean up the hard drive in your disk, but this way may cause data loss.

2. Remove applications

You can remove some applications that you don’t use often to another big partition. But this way will take much time and it is a little troublesome.

3. Extend your system partition by a professional partition and disk software

To solve low disk space SBS 2003 issue, the best way is to extend system partition and choosing excellent software also is very important. AOMEI Partition Assistant Server - professional server partition and disk manager, can be used to resize partition, shrink partition, extend partition, create partition, move/merge partitions etc. By its powerful functions, it is wise to choose it to fix low disk space in Windows Small Business Server 2003/2008/2011 or in Server 2003/2008(R2)/2012 (R2)/2016/2019 or all PCs. In the below words, here is the guidance for extend system partition in SBS 2003.

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Step 1. Launch AOMEI Partition Assistant and go to its main interface. Right-click D drive to select Allocate Free Space.

Allocate Free Space

Step 2. Then you can allocate some space to C drive like the below screenshot. Then click OK.

Allocate Free Space From D To C Drive

Step 3. After specifying the free space, you can see your system increases. Click Apply and Proceed to finish this operation.


Only three steps can help you fix low disk space SBS 2003 problem by the help of AOMEI Partition Assistant Server. In addition “Allocate Free Space” feature can achieve extend system partition aim, also “Extend Partition Wizard” and “Resize Partition” can do this task.