Hard Drive Partition space are firstly arranged when install Server system, but as time goes by, disk may run into low disk space status if you don't often clean up disk for more free space. But only cleaning up cannot make low disk space notification disappear. On Window Server 2012 extend hard drive partition is the best way to fix it.
C Drive space size is important in Server 2012, but not the best if you only have one C partition in your whole disk, It's an inefficient way to make better use of free space. You cannot just store everything in C Drive, it will slow down system performance and even crush if there are many documents downloaded into C partition.
How to Extend C Drive partition on Server 2012?
We will introduce two common ways to extend C Drive in Windows Server 2012:
disk management and Server partition manager, Partition Extender in same and difference situations.
Situation 1: There are 3 partitions in my hard drive: C+D+E; File system are NTFS,
Compare: Disk Management deletes volume of D partition, while Partition Extender makes data safe in the same situation.
Situation 2: Still 3 partitions: C+D+E, but file system are FAT32,
Compare: Fail in Disk management, success in Partition Extender without data loss.
Conclusion: Partition Extender supports both NTFS and FAT file systems; Extends C partition without data loss; Easy to access.
Sure, you can do the same operations to extend hard drive partition in Windows 10