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How to Resize Windows Server 2016 Partitions Without Destroying Data

Updated on Dec 19, 2018 by Tracy King to Partition Master

Best Windows Server 2016 management tool: free resize Windows Server 2016 partitions to maximally improve Server performance without losing data.

As we may figure out, there are many hard drive and partition management tools in the market. However, it won't be hard to find that they share the same limitation on the partitioning functionality. They only work on desktops' or laptops' Windows operating system from the lowest version of Windows to the latest Windows 10. Is there any partitioning software that supports Windows Server operating system, especially the last updated Windows 2016 Server so that we can use it to freely resize Windows Server 2016 partitions without doing any damage to the data?

The answer is YES. EaseUS Software has developed multiple editions of Windows partition manager including Windows server partition manager, which is EaseUS Partition Server Edition. When we build Windows Server, it's very likely that you may want to release some space for system partition in case of low disk space that slows down Server performance, or perhaps you need to adjust partition size to make full use of the Server disk, and EaseUS Partition Master Server comes to help.

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 Server 2016 is supported

EaseUS Software always takes a positive attitude to keep the pace with the newest computer technology. The Server partition manager, which can be utilized to resize Server 2003 partitions and resize Server 2008 partitions, can now be the perfect solution to resize Server 2016 partitions without destroying data.

Resize Windows Server 2016 Partitions with EaseUS Partition Master Server


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.