C Drive Red and Low Disk Space on Server 2003

Summary

C drive gets full suddenly? Don’t worry, this article will show you how to fix c drive red and low disk space problem on server 2003.

Andrew Wright

18/10/2020

by Andrew Wright

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C drive red and low disk space on server 2003

It could be very irritating when you keep facing the low disk space warning on Server 2003. It could be so frustrating that may just want to format the Windows altogether and let all your old files and data go. Acute frustration with the low space warning could do that to any user. However, there is a better way you could resize the c drive without having to lose any important file in the process. Using IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server edition/unlimited edition helps you get the whole problem of your C drive showing red and the low disk space warning over within no time and in a very easy way.

Causes of Quick Disk Fill Up

You may have been wondering why your C drive fills up quickly. You just bought your PC months ago and in a couple of months, your PC’s C drive is already showing red and the disk space is low. Do not bother much, there are definitely causes why that is so as drives do not get filled up on their own. The first big cause of C drive exhaustion are the big media files seating on your hard drive. We love our media files so much that we want to retain them on our PC. You should look towards cloud storage to keep them. Another cause of disk exhaustion could be as a result of the many apps you have on your computer. Deleted files in your recycle bin also takes up so much space too.

Ways You Could Solve Red and Low Disk Space

There are many ways to deal with red and low disk space. You could use the disk management utility tool that comes with your windows to extend the partition of your hard drive so that it can stop showing the red bar. You can solve the situation the Diskpart command. However, note that using diskpart to extend partitions could be somewhat a complicated process. Also, the diskpart command would not extend FAT partitions. To also use it, like disk management tool, it is required that the unallocated free space is in close proximity to the drive to extend.

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

Using IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server edition/unlimited edition solves the whole solution and works in the ways disk management tool and diskpart cannot. Irrespective of the type of partition you want to extend, IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server Edition will do the job very well.

To use this tool, install and launch the software.

Click on the particular drive that has much space and chose “Resize/Move”.

Then shrink the drive to create space.

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Go to your C drive and click on the same “Resize/Move” option.

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Afterwards, adjust the arrow so space can be added and apply the changes.

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