Can’t split C drive in Windows Server 2003 Disk Management
Do you buy a new computer which installs Windows Server 2003 system? If you do it, you
may find its partition is only one, which is the system partition. At this time, you must ask why this situation occurs, how to create more partitions if you want to store large and various kinds of data. After calm down, Disk Management may be chosen to shrink c drive in Server 2003 and then create partitions.
you open Disk Management and right-click C drive, there is not shrink volume and
create partition feature, that is to say, Windows Server 2003 Disk Management fails
to shrink system partition for Server 2003.
A great 3rd party partition software for splitting C drive in Server 2003
When meeting this problem, how to solve and create a new partition in Server 2003
successfully? Don’t worry. Third-party software can give you a favor in disk and partition management. In the market, there are many kinds of software can help manage your disks and partitions, which one to choose?
Here AOMEI Partition Assistant Server is recommendable for Windows Server 2003, 2008 (R2), 2012 (R2), 2016, 2019 users. As an excellent, professional and
powerful server disk and partition manager, it can provide many functions, such as create/split/extend/merge/move/resize partition, clone disk/partition, OS migration and so on. As for split c drive Server 2003 to create many new partitions for data storage, it is a professor.
You can download its demo version to have a try at first!
Now, refer to the guidance on how to split system partition in Server 2003 for creating partitions via the software.
Step 1. Launch AOMEI Partition Assistant Server and open it. Here you can see there is
only one C drive. Right-click C drive, and select “Split Partition”.
Step 2. Then you can split c drive to create a new partition. Under the below screenshot,
you can specify the size and the location of the new partition. In addition, there is another setting which can support partition alignment to optimize the performance of SSD. Then click “OK”.
Step 3. After splitting system partition, you can see there are two partitions, C drive and E
drive. And C drive has a large size. Click “Apply” to finish this operation.
If you need more than two partitions, you can continue to do according to the
above steps. This way can let you easily and quickly split Server 2003 partition
to get more partitions.
If your Server 2003 system has been repartitioned to many partitions if your
data partitions are small, but system partition has much unused space, you can
split c drive to create a new partition to store data.
With AOMEI Partition Assistant Server, you are able to split C drive on Server 2003 just within few clicks. Besides, it enjoys many other functions, such as migrating OS to new hard drive, clone disk to disk in Windows Server, converting system disk from MBR to GPT without data loss, etc.