Partitioning Windows Servers is an increasing need for IT administrators who want to maximize their partition performance of Windows Servers. Recently, Windows Server 2008 was released. Thus, how to perform partition operations on Windows Server 2008 is a question that many will soon be asking.
instance, how does one enlarge the partition C on Windows Server 2008 for
further usage or back up partition C for special use? Any improper operations
could lead to data loss and system breakdown. What's more, the disk management
built in Windows Server 2008 offers no function in partition copying. Thus, a
professional partition management software is needed.
Server Edition - A Professional Partition Manager for Server
Partition Wizard Server Edition is the leader in server
partitioning software. With this excellent Windows Server partitioning software,
you will find that it is a very simple job to partition Windows Server 2008 hard
drives. For example, you can create and delete partitions on your hard disk
quickly and easily, or resizing your partitions in Windows Server by utilizing
the free spaces of your hard drive. Furthermore, it allows you to enlarge a
partition like partition C: under Windows Server 2008 Operating System without
losing data or destroying data during the resizing process. Here is a quick tour
of Partition Wizard Server Edition and show how to create a partition:
launch the software and you will see the main interface of the software:
The main interface includes an action panel with a shortcut for common tasks and
an overview of pending operations, a map of each disk, and a list of the
partitions on the selected disk. The menu bar and a toolbar appear at the top of
the window. The menu bar offers you the access to all of MiniTool Partition Manager's features. It gives you
quick access to commonly used options. When the pointer is over a toolbar, the
status bar shows what the button does.
2. If there is some unallocated
space on the disk, you can create a partition by manual disk operations. Select
the unallocated space, the Create Partition will be available on the toolbar, on
the sidebar, and on the Operation menu. In the Create Partition window, enter a
partition label, select a drive letter, cluster size, partition size, partition
type (Primary-Logical) and file system from the list. Normally, if the partition
is used to contain an Operating System, Primary should be selected for it, and
if the partition is meant for data storage, then Logical should be selected.
Click OK; you will add a pending operation to the operations list.
3. Apply the pending operation, and you have successfully created a new
partition out of the free space. Reboot your Windows Server 2008 Operating
System, and you're done!
Partition Wizard Server Edition now supports:
Windows Server 2000/2003/2008 and Windows 2000 pro/XP/7/Vista 32 and 64 bit
If you are a server user with less than 3 machines, you could
try or buy Professional Server Partition Manager.