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Windows Server 2008 is one of Microsoft Operating Systems. Like the Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 contains a built-in disk management tool to extend and shrink partition configured on the computer's physical hard disk. Is there any server partition manager to extend system/boot partition on server 2008 more simpler?
The answer is Yes! Here the following, this passage will introduce you two methods - disk management tool and server partition manager for how to extend system/boot partition on Windows Server 2008:
Tips: But a previous backup is always a good habit to ensure the data security. Extending system/boot volume can be only realized by Disk Management when there is unallocated space behind the system/boot volume, or else, you need a third-party server partition software.
Here we would like to introduce you one reliable and cost-effective server partition manager software to realize both the basic and advanced partitioning operations. That is EaseUS Partition Master Server Edition.
To extend system partition of Server 2008, extend NTFS system partition without reboot so to minimize server downtime without any limitations, or copy wizard (including copy dynamic partition) to backup all the data and copy entire drive without reinstalling Windows system can all be done by EaseUS Partition Master Server. And it supports all the Windows Server Operating Systems.
EaseUS Partition Master Server also supports to resize and move partition, create partition, merge partition, format partition, delete partition, convert FAT to NTFS partition, explore partition, hide/unhide partition, set active partition, change drive letter, etc.
Disk Management or DISKPART command line makes it possible to extend system/boot partition server 2008. It is claimed that all the data is protected and will not be touched during the process. Let’s see how to extend system/boot partition Server 2008 with this built-in disk management tool now:
1. Go to Server Manager, find Administrative Tools folder or on the My Computer context menu;
2. Scroll down till you get to the Storage section and in it go to the Disk Management console;
3. Right-click the partition that you want to extend system /boot partition Server 2008 and select Extend partition, finish now!