A. The Microsoft Management Console MMC Disk Management snap-in comes with Server 2008. Another option is EASEUS Partition Manager 3.0 Server Edition. I've tested Partition Manager and it allows a lot of flexibility in resizing and moving partitions, as shown here.


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Partition Manager also allows you to hide partitions from the OS, copy partitions to other areas of disk, and shrink a partition while copying it so it can fit in more areas. The tool includes a utility that creates a bootable CD that you can use to modify partitions outside of the OS if required. Some operations require a reboot to boot into the Partition Manager utility, which is shown here.


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Full information on the new tool can be found at EASEUS's site.




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