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How to merge partitions in Windows Server 2008?

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2017-12-20 10:19:51 Posted by Jean to Merge Partitions

Summary:
This tutorial introduces how to merge partitions with Windows Server 2008 built-in tool or server users can merge two continuous partitions with EaseUS Partition Master.

Windows Server 2008 Low Disk Space Problem

System C drive is out of disk space and Windows low disk space alert pops up every time when running the applications update. People have no choice but to back up, delete partitions and redistribute the disk partition size, and then restore them. This way is time-consuming and risky for Windows Server - important data might lose or longer downtime means large lose.

To extend C drive, you may consider next two methods:

Resize partition, you need to shrink an existing data partition to get some unallocated space, and then extend system partition. Merge partitions, you need to select two adjacent partitions and merge these two into a single one. This article mainly focuses on how to merge partitions under Windows Server 2008.

How to merge server partitions with EaseUS Partition Master?

EaseUS Partition Master Server Edition is designed for server users to manage hard disks and performs needed hard disk partition maintenance, provides powerful data protection and minimizes server downtime to increase the efficiency of Windows-based system administration.

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master Server, right click the C partition you want to extend and select "Merge partition".

Select merge partition

2. At the pop-up Windows, choose C drive as the main and the partition behind it will be merged into the C drive.

Merge server 2008 partition

3. Then click Apply to extend system C drive by merging two continuous partitions into a larger one.