In the process of using Windows Server 2008, partition management is necessary. Its built-in disk management tool can realize some tasks like deleting partition, formatting partition, and changing drive letter. Although "Extend Volume" and "Shrink Volume" functions are fitted out, they have limitations. Most of the time, those two functions are invalid. Some users may think of using partition magic to perform operations. But please notice that common partition software may fail to work on Windows Server operating systems. For the sake of security, users are supposed to use professional server partition software for Windows 2008 to manage partitions. Users can download it from http://www.partitionwizard.com .
Server partition software for Windows 2008
The above shows the main interface of the professional server partition software. Select any partition and many partition management functions are listed under "Operations" column, for example, Format Partition, Delete Partition, Move/Resize Partition, Extend Partition, Merge Partition, Copy Partition, Set Label, Split Partition, Align Partition, Wipe Partition and Change Cluster. Almost all partition management tasks can be accomplished by using this server partition magic. Users can use it to manage partitions on Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2003 and ordinary Windows operating systems like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. All operations are very simple. Users just need to select the target partition and then click corresponding functions to perform operations by following software instructions. Take merging Partition E: and F: for example (please notice that the two partitions to be merged must be NTFS both and adjacent to each other).
1. Select any partition and click "Merge Partition" function.
2. Select Partition E: and click "Next" button, as follows.
3. Select Partition F: and click "Finish" button, as follows.
4. Click "Apply" to execute the operation, finishing merging partitions, as follows.
The above are demonstration about merging two partitions on Windows Server 2008. Users can also apply other functions according to actual cases.
Note: Copy Partition Wizard, Copy Disk Wizard and Partition Recovery Wizard are also integrated into this server partition software. Users can use them to back up partition data and disk data and recover lost partition. For more detailed information, please visit the official website.