Re-partition SBS 2008

I'm sick and tired of fighting with my SBS 2008 box for C drive space (I've been doing this for 2 years). It is setup using RAID 5 (three disks, two partitions). The C: partition is 70 GB. The D: partition is 487 GB. I have the exchange and SharePoint databases on the D: while OS is on the C:....
What would be the simplest (fail safe) way to increase the C partition to around 120 GB and decrease the D partition accordingly? I don't mind having to take it offline for a few hours it that is required. I have the system backing up throughout the day using the built in backup software.
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Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadCommented:
Use something Like GHOST/ACRONIS to image the drive off and then image it back on. You can adjust the partition sizes when you restore

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Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadCommented:
Symantec and Acronis products are expensive. Gparted works well and it's free:
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I've used Gparted with success before for this also, just make sure you have a complete backup, and that you have tested to ensure that you can bare metal restore from that backup should you have to.
flyinace2Author Commented:
AJS2011 - Just out of curiosity, how to you suggest testing a backup? VMWARE?
Yes, you can restore it to a VM if no suitable hardware is available. Restore to VM will have some issues, but should give you the confidence you need that you have a reliable roll back plan should you end up needing it. On first boot when restored to a VM boot into Safe Mode and fix up the NIC's. This will make the subsequent boot and testing far smoother.
noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
Paragon Partition Manager 11 Server it has bith backup and partitioning features.
Get a copy of it install it and take backp. Then run the resize. You need to stop services and applications o this machine for the time of resize.
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