When your Windows Server 2008 system partition (C: drive) is running out of disk space, low disk space alert will pop up once installing Windows updates or other applications. The traditional way to solve such problem is: backup data, delete all partitions, repartition hard drive and restore data. This way is so time-consuming and risky. However, with the help of Partition Magic Server 2008, the job becomes very easy and safe.
Two ways to solve low disk space problem of Windows 2008
In order to solve the problem, you need to increase the size of system partition in Windows Server 2008. And there are two solutions available: allocate more space to C drive by resizing partition or merging partitions. To resize partition, you can shrink an existing data partition to generate some unallocated space, and add them to system partition. To merge partitions, you can combine the disk space of two adjacent partitions into a single bigger one.
Merge Windows Server 2008 partitions easily and safely
As Partition Magic for Server 2008, Partition Assistant Server Edition is an ALL-IN-ONE Windows Server magic partition manager software and reliable disk management toolkit. It performs needed hard disk partition maintenance with enhanced data protection, maximizes server performance and storage hardware investments whilst minimizing server downtime and the total cost of management to increase the efficiency of Windows-based system administration.
Step1: Launch Partition Assistant Server. All the partitions will be displayed on the disk map. Then, right click C drive and select "Merge Partition" as shown below.
Step2: In the pop-up window, you should first choose two adjacent partitions in the partition layout. In this example, choose C drive and D drive. Then, choose the merge target partition by selecting a partition label.
Step3: Click "OK" to return to the main window. You can preview D drive has been merged into C drive. To save the change, please click "Apply" button on the toolbar.
With several clicks, you can merge two partitions in Windows Server 2008 easily and safely. Besides, it can perform all the advanced functions for Server maintenance and disk performance, including extend NTFS system partition without rebooting, split partition, allocate free space, copy disk and partition, convert primary partition to logical and vice versa, convert file system, etc. Why not download it and try it free to merge partitions in Windows Server 2008?
Tips: For Enterprise users, Unlimited Edition provides unlimited usage within one company to save money, namely, you can install it on multiple machines in your company to maximize business productivity whilst minimizing the total cost of management.