Windows Server 2012,2016,2019,2022 HDD Extend


After you resize a Windows® (VPS, Cloud) Server, you need to perform some additional steps to use the new disk space that is available for your server. In Windows Server® 2012 you can merge the newly available disk space into one drive by expanding your original drive.


Extend your drive

Use the following steps to extend your drive:

Step 1. Open Disk Management: press Win+R to open Run program. In the Run dialog, type diskmgmt.msc and press Enter key.

Step 2. Right click the E drive (which locates after C drive) and select “Delete Volume” from the menu.

Delete E Drive

Step 3. After deleting E drive, it will turn into an unallocated space. Now, right click the C drive and select “Extend Volume”.

Extend C Drive

Step 4. In the Extend Volume Wizard, click "Next" to continue.

Extend Volume Wizard

Step 5. Select the disk from which you need to take free space to C drive. And click “Finish”.


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