Solutions to C Drive Running out of Disk Space in Windows Server

When encounter low disk space of C drive

You must have encountered such situation: the C drive is running out of disk pace in Windows Server. When the computer prompts this warning, you may find yourself in a panic. You will find your computer running slowly enough as to break your heart. And no more applications are allowed to be installed in the C drive. In fact, this is a common thing for the majority of computer users. So don't worry about it. When there is a problem, there must be a solution. And Windows has prepared a direct way fro you to deal with this problem – that is the Windows disk management.

Check what Windows disk management can do for you. To solve the problem of low disk space of C drive, what you need to do is to extend it. Now check whether there is an unallocated space right besides partition C. You have to pay attention that this "besides" means "adjacent" and "in the right". Only in this way can you merge these two partitions into a bigger one. Then how about there is no unallocated space? Just shut up and cry!

OK, don't take it seriously, a kidding. To return to the subject, there is still another way. You have to delete a partition to create one. So backup all your data in advance. However, this way seems a little bit clumsy, right? So why not seek help elsewhere?

Seek help from third-party partition software

Luckily, the market doesn't let you down on this matter. You can find a lot of software that is professional in dealing with such kind of problem. Compared with Windows disk management, third-party partition software is more convenient and flexible to use. AOMEI Partition Assistant Server performs rather well.

About AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition

AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition is professional server partition manager software, which can create, format, move and resize partitions as well as convert partition and merge partitions. Support 32 bit or 64 bit of Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 R2. With AOMEI Partition Assistant, you can resize partition without data loss. (Download)

Solutions provided by AOMEI Partition Assistant

Method One - Merge Partitions: If there is unallocated space in the disk, right click the unallocated space and choose Merge Partitions. In the pops-up window, tick the C drive and click OK. In the end, don't forget to click Apply at the top-left corner. If there is no unallocated space, create one by resizing partition D or E (as shown in figure), and the following steps are the same as what said in front.



Method Two - Allocate Free Space: Right click the D or E drive (Here set D drive as an example), in the pops-up window, choose Allocate Free Space, and then fill in the specified size of the free space. Click OK and Apply to ensure the change.



Method Three - Extend Partition Wizard: Choose Extend Partition Wizard at left, follow the guidance, and select the partition that you would like to take free space from. Then specify the new size of the target partition that you are extending and submit the operation.




All these three ways can achieve the goal of extending the disk space of C drive. It is obvious that AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition is of great help in solving this problem. Users can choose any methods according to their preference. It is really great software that can never be missed out.