Solved: Windows Low Disk Space Email Alert Configure

Summary

This article will show you how to configure Windows low disk space email alert safely, and also give you advice to solve Windows low disk space problem easily, help your Windows system run better.

Andrew Wright

10/08/2019

by Andrew Wright

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How to Configure Windows Low Disk Space Email Alert

If you use SQL server on Windows server 2003/2008, it won’t be difficult to configure a email alert to inform you the low disk space problem. The steps are simple, you can go to “Management”> “SQL Server Logs”> “Database Mail”, right click it to configure database mail, then you can add a new SMTP account, just type in your name and your email address, and confirm it, then you can set up the email alert of low disk space.

But for Windows server 2012, you may failed to received the notification from email alert, you can try some tools to make it, like Powershell.

How to Solve the Problem when Windows Alter Low Disk Space

Configuring the low disk email alert can help you to avoid system crash caused by full disk space, but the more important thing is that you need to solve the fundamental issue by better manage the disk partitions. Extending the system drive is the most effective way to solve Windows low disk space error.

You can try a partition manage tool, IM-Magic Partition Resizer, it has free edition for Windows 10/7/8/XP/Vista, and server edition for Windows server 2012/2016/2008/2003, and it also has pro, unlimited and technician edition, you can free download one which is suitable for you and manage your disk partitions.

Extend partition on Windows with partition tool when receive low disk space alertExtend partition on Windows with partition tool when receive low disk space alert

Steps to Extend System Drive Space

First, you can download IM-Magic Partition Resizer on the website: https://www.resize-c.com .Free edition is free for Windows 10/7/8/XP/Vista, server edition is free for trail, download it and install on your computer.

Run the program, if you have unallocated space on the disk, you can directly extend your system drive by right-clicking the drive and choose “Extend Partition”, if you don’t have unallocated space, you need to shrink other partition to spare some space for the system drive first, or you can also just merge the C drive with another drive which has a lot of space, or you can merge unallocated space to c drive on server 2003.

Then you can resize the partition space by move the cursor.

[Guide] Steps to extend volume without data loss

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

After you adjusted the partitions, you can apply the changes then.

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If you use Windows server system on your computer, you can free download IM-Magic Partition Resizer Server to manage your partition,

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