Low Disk Space Alert Server 2012 R2 C Drive – How to Resize C Drive

Summary

If your computer keeps saying your disk is in low disk space, you may wonder how to remove low disk space and how to extend disk space. Don’t worry, this article will provide you with some useful solutions to make it.

Andrew Wright

05/09/2019

by Andrew Wright

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Why There is a Low Disk Space Alert on Windows 2012

Getting a low disk space alert on Windows 2012 C drive simply means that the space allocated to your local hard disk, which is your C drive, is almost filled.

Low disk space alert is the most common issue with all windows servers including windows server 2012 C drive.

True, most posts will tell you to free up some space by deleting unimportant files and windows local Temp files or using the built-in windows disk cleanup tool, but these methods are not very effective when the size allocated to windows server 2012 C drive is small.

The most effective way to curb the low space alert in windows server 2012 C drive is to resize the C drive partition.

By doing so, you would have not only freed some space but got an additional volume to the initial size allocated to your windows server 2012 C drive.

In this article, you will learn the two major ways to resize C drive partition/volume when you are having a low disk space alert on windows server 2012 C drive.

How to Fix Low Disk Space Alert Windows 2012 C Drive

Resize C Drive Partition/Volume with the Built-In Disk Management Tool

The disk management tool is a built-in tool in most windows servers which helps to extend or resize C drive volume or partition.

But, this tool only works if you have an unallocated space just adjacent to the c drive partition. If you do not have such space then your best option is to download the IM-Magic Partition Resizer. No worries we will get to that soon.

For those who have the requirement, simply ‘right click’ on the C drive option and select Extend Volume function.

After that, an extend volume wizard will pop up, telling you all the steps you have to take.

Solve Low Disk Space Alert Windows Server 2012 C Drive With IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server

Having the extend volume option grayed out is a common problem with resizing windows server 2012 C drive partition with the disk management tool because there is no available unallocated space near the C drive.

But that is not the case with IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server.

This easy-to-use app allows you to extend, enlarge, shrink and resize C drive partition or any other partition in windows server 2012 and other windows servers.

This software is the best solution when you are having Low disk space alert in Windows 2012 C drive.

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Instructions:

Simply download, install and run the IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server.

Then, locate a partition with unallocated space whether it is near the windows server 2012 c drive or not.

Select the shrink option to shrink the partition

Steps to resize your disk partition
Steps to resize your disk partition

Move the freed space (unallocated space) to your desired partition, which in this case is the windows server 2012 C drive.

Select the resize or extend option to increase the c drive partition size

Steps to resize your disk partition
Steps to resize your disk partition

Then, click on apply to effect the change immediately.

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