Low Disk Space on C Drive Windows 2008

Summary

On this page, you can learn how to fix the problem when Windows Server 2008 says that C drive is running out of disk space.

Andrew Wright

Sept 4, 2014

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Windows 2008 C Drive Resizer Download

Download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to resize C drive when it is running on low disk space on Windows Server 2008.

Windows 2008 Runs Low Disk Space on C Drive

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C drive will run out of disk space during the usage of PC. Windows will show low disk space warning when C drive is running very low disk space on Windows Server. When Windows Server 2008 shows low disk space warning message on C drive, many users would like to free up space by deleting some data or run Disk Management to expand C drive. If the problem cannot be resolved with these methods, you can rely on IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to resize C drive.


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How to Resize C Drive on Server 2008 Step by Step?

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Step 1:
Download, install and launch IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server. Right click a partition that has enough free space and select "Resize/Move" option.

Step 2:
You can move the arrows to shrink the selected partition to create some unallocated space.

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Shrink other large partition to produce free space for C drive

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Step 3:
Move the unallocated space close to C drive. Right click C drive and go to "Resize/Move" option.

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Right click c drive to get started with extending c

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Step 4:
When mouse shows double arrows symbol, you can move the arrows to extend C drive. Finally, you should click "Apply" button.

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C Drive Gets Full on Windows 2008

Windows 2008 is Server OS, which is different other Windows OS like Windows XP or Windows 7. Windows 7 or Windows XP often serves personal computers, which only offer service to local user. And Server OS often provides service for a group of network users. Therefore, Windows Server often needs more space to store a large amount of data. If C drive is not large enough when building hard disk, it my get full easily on Windows Server. However, as long as the hard disk is large enough, you can extend C drive to resolve the low disk space issue on Windows Server 2008.

Extend C Drive on Windows 2008 with Partition Software

If the hard disk on Windows Server 2008 is large enough, you can extend C drive by moving free space from there partitions with help of third-party partition software. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server is Server partition software, which can work on all Windows Server including Windows 2008, Windows 2008 R2, Windows SBS 2008, etc to resize the hard disk without repartitioning. This partition software allows you to reallocate hard disk space on your hard disk, but it doesn't touch even a single data on the disk. Therefore, you don't need to worry about data loss due to partition resizing. No matter C drive is NTFS or FAT32 file system, IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server can extend the drive effectively. Moreover, this partition software supports to extend C drive without reinstalling system.

Extend C Drive Windows 2008 RAID 5

In addition to resize basic disk on Windows Server 2008, IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server also supports RAID 5. You can extend C drive on Windows Server 2008 RAID 5 when it is running out of disk space. If you need to extend RAID 5 C drive on Windows Server 2008, you should remember not to break the RAID array before resizing the partition. Then, you can shrink the other partition on RAID 5 to produce some unallocated space so that you can add it to C drive. If there is no other partitions or if there is no free space on other partitions, you can also add a new disk, which will be shown as unallocated volume. Therefore, you can also use IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to add the unallocated space to C drive on RAID 5.

Disk Management to Extend Windows 2008 C Drive

If you have ever installed Windows 2008 OS on your computer, you may know that the Disk Management on Windows 2008 has the function of extending disk volume. It is easy to extend disk volume by using Disk Management to extend disk volume, but the problem is that it has some limitation. First of all, you need to open Disk Management and select "Shrink Disk Volume" option to produce some unallocated space. Then, you need to move the unallocated space close to C drive. Finally, you can right click C drive under Disk Management and select "Extend Disk Volume" option. It sounds quite easy, but the problem is that Disk Management cannot move a partition. Therefore, you may find that the "Extend Disk Volume" grayed out unless you can delete the partitions between the C drive and unallocated space.


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