It is well known that it is impossible to resize partition with Disk Management in Windows server 2003. Even with diskpart.exe command line you can just extend volume which boot files do not locate in. So it is an usual question asked in many forums. Therefore, people have to anchor their hope for third party software. Then the question is what kind of software you should use. Now my proposal is free partition manager server-Partition Assistant Lite edition.
AOMEI Partition Assistant Lite Edition is a free partition tool for Windows server 2003 which consists of features including creating, resizing, moving partition, etc. With easy-operating interface and stable performance, you can use it to optimize your partition safely and easily. To learn the benefits let’s look at the diagram:
|Features||AOMEI Partition Assistant Lite||Windows 2003 Disk Management|
|Resize (extend/shrink) partition|
|Format partition with FAT32/NTFS|
|Convert FAT partition to NTFS|
|Change drive letter|
|Set active partition|
From this diagram, you can see, as a free server partition manager, AOMEI Partition Assistant Lite Edition can make up for the shortage of disk management in windows server 2003 for better performance.
Free download AOMEI Partition Assistant Lite Edition and try to resize your partition with the guide to free extend system partition Windows 2003.