How to Reclaim Disk Space Server 2008 R2


Want to extend c drive or other partition but worry about data loss? This article will show you how to reclaim disk space without data loss in Windows server 2008 r2.

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by Andrew Wright

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Disk space is Full

It could suddenly feel you are losing control over your computer when you begin incessant warnings that you are running out of space . Windows would normally warn you of low disk space because that is the way the Windows is built. Why frequent warnings of low disk space on Server 2008 R2 could be quite a bother, it could also mean your Server 2008 r2 needs a quick fix. Overlooking this warning over a very long period could spell an utter doom for your computer. Your computer performance would not only lag, but it could also suddenly crash leading to a painful loss of important files. While there are many ways you could solve the problem of disk space on server 2008 r2, nothing makes the whole process easy and safe like IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server edition/unlimited edition.

Why Your Disk Space on Server 2008 R2 is Full

It often comes as a wonder to many that the computer they just started using has speedily filled up. You should stop wondering why that is. We live in an age where our consumption of data is quite on the high increase. We store so many files on our system that we do not always return to. We forget them on the drive as they accumulate and eat deeply into our disk spaces. Other causes are your browsers’ caches. You should empty your browsers off those frequently. Also, your computer’s recycle bin also consume a lot of disk space as they are the receptacle of deleted files. Empty them also.

Ways to Reclaim Disk Space on Server 2008 R2

You have many options to choose from to reclaim disk space on Server 2008 R2. Once again, none are as easy and complication free as using IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server Edition/Unlimited Edition software. The first way to reclaim space is to delete temp files on your computer. To do this, launch the start button and put in the command “%temp%”. That will take you where you can delete the files to create some free space. As mentioned earlier, you can also empty your recycle bin. More to that also is that you can decrease the disk space the recycle bin uses to prevent it from using so much.

IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server edition/unlimited edition as a Perfect Solution

Using IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server edition makes reclaiming disk space a whole easier. You also do not have to worry about losing data in the process of reclaiming your disk space. You can use the software to shrink large volume so the free space can be allocated to the exhausted drive.

To using the IM-Magic Partition Resizer software, first ensure the app is installed, then run the app. When you have done that, go to the large volume that is in close to the drive you want to extend and create some free space.

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Come to your C drive that is exhausted on Server 2008 R2 and add the freed space.

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Apply the changes and you are done.

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