How To Fix Low Disk Space Alert On Windows Server 2012 R2


Having a low disk space is very worrying. More worrisome is the alert that prompts up to remind you that you have low disk space. Those bubble reminders could cause a headache. Any alert that pops on the screen of your computer screen that warns you of something could be very disturbing. However, there are a number of ways to fix the disk space alert problem on Windows 2012 R2.

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Why You to Fix Low Disk Space Alert

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There are many reasons why you need to solve the low disk space alert problem on windows server 2012 r2. For one, if you do not free up space to solve the alert problem, the constant alert will never stop putting your nerve on edge. And you do not want that, trust me. Another reason why you would want to fix the low disk space alert is to improve your system performance. The most cause for a low disk space alert is that your disk is full. The more you let your computer keep running with low space, the worse the performance of your system will be. What this means is that a computer running on a low disk space won’t function well.

Another reason why you need to fix the low disk space alert on your windows server 2012 r2 is that your Windows may crash if you keep running it on that low disk space. This is the work risk any user with a low disk space could face. And you do not want this to happen as it could lead to a lot of file losses.

How to Fix Low Disk Space Alert Problem on Windows Server

Use Disk Cleanup Tool

The Disk Cleanup tool is an inbuilt Windows utility that allows you to clean up files you may not need. When launched, the cleanup tool gives you the option to clean large files occupying space on your hard drive. One good thing about this utility is that before you fully initiate the cleanup process, you can unclick the files you do not want to clean in the cleanup process. This gives you total control of the cleanup process.disk clean up on c drive

You can try some free disk cleanup tool, like Free Windows Cleanup Tool, Disk Cleanup Free, etc.

Manual Cleanup

This is why you do the cleanup yourself. One of the ways you can manually cleanup your disk to is to empty your recycle bin. Another way you could do this is reduce the allocated disk space given to recycle bin. To do this, left click on your recycle bin and go to the properties. There you can resize the space.

Expand Disk Space

While there are many ways you could expand your disk space, a very good way is to use IM-Magic Server Edition to expand your disk space. With the IM-Magic Server, you can resize your server partition and increase the space. It is a very safe way to extend your disk space and ultimately fix low disk space alert on windows server 2012 r2.

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You can free download this program at its website:, then run the program, right-click the system drive, choose “Resize/Move”, then you can drag the mouse to extend your disk partition easily.

[Guide] Steps to extend volume without data loss

download This step by step guide will show you the right way to extend any volume using  IM-Magic Partition Resizer Unlimited edition.

Step-1  Download install, and launch the program.

Step-2 Right click the large volume to produce unallocated free space.

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

Step-3  Then right click c and drag the border to acquire the free space.

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

Step-4 Apply the changes.

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