Windows Server 2008 Hard Drive C Full How to Fix It?

Summary

This article is about how to extend your C drive when Windows server 2008 hard disk C drive is full, we will introduce some effective solutions for you.

Andrew Wright

10/08/2020

by Andrew Wright

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My C Drive Getting Fully Automatically on Windows Server 2008 r2

“I don’t know why my C drive becomes full automatically yesterday, I was not downloading anything on my computer. Now I have trouble running my Windows system. How can I extend the C drive on Windows server 2008 r2?”

There are a lot of temp files created when Windows operating. These temp files will cost space on the system drive. And sometimes when you install programs on the computer, they will be installed on the C drive, all of these stuff will make your computer run slower.

If you want your computer perform better, you need to free up space on C drive on Windows server 2008 r2.

How to Free up Space on C Drive on Windows Server 2008 r2

To free up space on C drive, you need to extend system drive, you can add a new hard disk in to your computer with Windows server 2008 r2, or extend your C drive with partition management tool. We will introduce the specific steps to extend your C drive.

Delete Temp Files on Your System Drive

First of all, you need to delete temp files. There are a lot of temp files saved on your system drive which is useless. And programs can also be installed on the system drive if you don’t change the default drive to save downloaded files. So the first thing you need to do is to delete the junk files on the C drive.

Add A New Hard Disk when Windows Server 2008 Hard Drive Full

The second way is to add a new hard disk on your computer when Windows server 2008 hard drive is full, this is the easiest way to enlarge your hard disk space.

And you need to move some data from C drive to another hard disk. And change the default drive to save data.

If you don’t want to buy another hard drive, you can also try another solution.

Extend C Drive when Windows Server 2008 r2 c Drive Filling up

If you don’t want to buy a new hard drive, you can also extend the C drive, if you have unallocated space adjacent to C drive, you can use Disk Management in the system. Or you can also try diskpart to extend the volume. If you want to learn more information about how to extend C drive with system tools, please go to >>How to Resize Partition on Windows Server 2008.

Here we would recommend a easier solution to you, try a partition manage tool. IM-Magic Partition Resizer will be a good choice. They have a free edition for Windows 10/7/8/XP/Vista, for server edition, they also have a server edition, which has more functions and more professional at partition management at Windows server system.

Extend C drive on Windows server with partition toolExtend C drive on Windows server with partition tool

With IM-Magic Partition Resizer server, you can easily extend, shrink or merge your disk partitions without data loss. And it also have other functions like wipe partition, format partition, convert the format, etc.

[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

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