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You are unable to extend a hard drive partition on Microsoft Windows 2003 Server-based computer? Are you getting errors while extending the partitions and process stops halfway? The problem may occur if you are extending a Windows partition using a third-party application, which use incompatible control codes. This behavior may damage the volume data structures and make it inaccessible. It may cause data loss on your Windows hard drive and needs Hard Drive Recovery to be fixed, if backup is not available.

For example, you may come across a STOP error, which is similar to below one, when you try to extend a Windows 2003 hard drive partition using third-party partition resizing utility:

“A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.
If this is the first time you've seen this Stop error screen, restart your computer. If this message appears again, follow these steps:
Disable or uninstall any anti virus , disc defragmentation or backup utilities. Check your hard drive configuration, and check for any updated drivers. Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption, and then restart your computer.
Technical Information
Stop 0x00000024 (0x0019033c, 0xf016e7a0, 0xf016e49c, 0xe061dcdc)”

When the partition extending process fails, the partition may become inaccessible. In order to get your mission-critical data back in such cases, you need to find out the cause of this problem and go for Hard Drive Recovery to fix it.

Root of the problem:

This behavior may take place if partition resizing utility uses the below FSCTLS and IOCTLS control codes for extending the volume:




For instance, you might be using a third-party tool for resizing a hard drive partition or for appending unused disk space to an existing Windows partition.


If the resize process is incomplete and partitions are damaged, you need to format the hard drive and reinstall operating system. Although, formatting helps you to sort out all the hard drive errors, but also removes the data stored on the drive and cause severe data loss. In such cases, Hard Drive Recovery Software come for your rescue.

These are commercial applications, which Recover Hard Drive data in absolute and efficient way, using powerful scanning algorithms. With simple user interface and read-only design, such tools are easy and safe to use.

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