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How to Increase C Drive Space on Windows Server 2003/2008/2012

Updated on Nov 29, 2018 by Jean to Partition Manager

Facing low disk space problem in Windows Server? EaseUS Partition Master Server enables you to extend C drive in Windows Server 2000/2003/2008/2012 easily and safely.

Have you suffered low disk space of C drive on your Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016? Have you found a step-by-step guide teaches you how to extend C drive space of your server OS? For sure, several tools can offer such partition feature, but an easy and safe Server partition manager software is rare. EaseUS Partition Master Server Edition is just the special one for you to solve this problem.

Common Ways to Increase Windows Server C Drive Space

When the low disk space problem on Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016 comes, especially on the C drive, there are two common ways for you to choose.

1. Clean up the hard disk drive.

You can make use of the Disk Cleanup function by clicking on the Low Disk Space popup. After scanning your drives, the files that you can safely erase after can be found.

2. Remove/transfer programs.

You can remove some unnecessary programs, or transfer large media files to another partition. But plenty of time waste is inevitable.

The above two ways can temporarily solve the low disk space problem. What should you do when next C drive low space problem comes? An easy choice is not to delete files, or transfer files from one to another, but to seek a great server partition software to increase the drive space.

Increase Windows Server C Drive with a Professional Server Partition Manager

Server partition manager software - EaseUS Partition Master Server Edition can easily and safely increase disk space on Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, especially server disk space of C drive.

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 Server 2016 is supported

The following is step-by-step instruction to extend system partition (C: drive).


Step 1: Run EaseUS Partition Master

Run Server partition manager

Step 2: Resize Server Partition

1. To shrink a Server partition:

  • Right-click a partition which you want to shrink and select "Resize/Move".
Resize partition size to free up space
  • Drag the partition handle leftward to shink partition and click "OK" to continue.
Extend Server Partition

2. To extend a Server partition

Repeat 1 to free up unllocated space on the Windows Server disk, and continue with tips below to extend a Server partition.

  • Right-click partition next to the unallocated space, select "Resize/Move".
  • Drag the partition rightward or leftward to move unallocated space next to the target partition.
  • Click "OK".
  • Right-click on the target Server partition, select "Resize/Move" and drag the partition into the unallocated space.
  • Click "OK" to continue.
Extend Server Partition

Step 3: Apply and keep all changes

Click the "Execute Operation" button and click "Apply" to keep all changes.

For more detailed information, please visit resizing and moving partitions.

You will successfully increase disk space of C drive without data loss. EaseUS Partition Master is also a great Windows 10 partition tool that you can even use it to help solve Windows 10 partition recovery etc. cases.

In addition to Partition Manager for Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Partition Recovery Wizard and Disk & Partition Copy Wizard can supplement more demands of your server hard disk and partition difficulties.

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 Server 2016 is supported