Windows Server 2003 low disk space? Don't worry, in this article, I'll introduce how to solve this problem fast and easily.
Windows Server 2003 low disk space
Many computer users have encountered the problem that system C drive running out of space and Windows pop up a window with "Low Disk Space" alert. This problem is very normal for Windows XP and Server 2003. When this problem occur, you have to fix this problem immediately, as it will cause many problem, such as: 1. System runs much slower. 2. You cannot install any applications or update any longer. 3. System reboot or crash if there is no free disk space.
Why Server 2003 low disk space alert
Windows created the low disk space warning to alert computer users when their hard drive is running low on available disk space, as low disk space will cause many problem such as above. Then you will see on a fairly regular basis as your hard drive fills up is the Low Disk Space warning: "You are running out of disk space on Local Disk [drive]. To free space on this drive by deleting old or unnecessary files, click here."
How to solve Server 2003 low disk space problem
1. Clean up the hard disk drive.
You may run the Disk Cleanup function by clicking the icon of Low Disk Space alert. This tool will scan your drives and look for files that you can safely erase. More options to free up disk space in Windows 2003 Server.
2. Remove programs.
You can consider removing programs that you don't use and moving large media files (videos, music, graphics) to other partition. But you will spend a lot of time to do this.
3. Extend partition. You may use Server partition software to extend system C: drive by merging or resizing partition. The benefit is easy, fast and permanently to remove low disk space alert.
4. Change the way using server computer.
Don't throw everything into C drive, change the default cache and data path settings of the applications to other drives. Clean up disk space regularly.
How to extend Server partitions
To extend partition on Server 2003, you need professional Server partition software, such as Acronis Disk Director, Partition Magic Server edition, Partition Assistant Server edition, etc. either partitioning software could help you extend partition to fix Server 2003 low disk space problem without data loss.
Detailed steps resize Server 2003 partitions and extend C drive.
Please note, this server partition software is commercial (no free partition software for Server in the market), you need to purchase if you need it, download this server magic and check how it works for your Servers.