How to know Windows 8 in low disk space?
Windows 8 will remind you the disk is in low space with warning, when the hard disk is running out of space. The warning signal is the color of the drive in red, as showing in the picture below. And when you see this, you have to think a method to solve this problem.
The consequence of low disk space in Windows 8
Most disk problems of Windows 8 are caused by insufficient disk space. You may often ignore the Windows 8 low disk space problem. But, when the space of C drive is full, the problem will become serious. For example, When Windows 8 system partition is running out of space, there is no additional space for the updates and installations of Windows and system programs. What's even worse is the system programs of Windows 8 computer will run slowly or even crash when the hard disk partition space is extremely low.
Solutions to solve Windows 8 low disk space warning
Usually, there are two common ways for you to solve the problem of insufficient disk space:
- Use the windows 8 built-in "Disk Cleanup" function. This feature is to check your disk partitions and find out the unnecessary files which you can wipe out safely.
- Uninstall programs. Remove the unused or unimportant systems and migrate the large files to other disk drive.
But, the above methods can not solve the low disk space problem of Windows 8 thoroughly. The best solution is resizing partition. AOMEI Partition Assistant, as a magic partition software supports to allocate free space from one partition to C drive without destroying any data.
About AOMEI Partition Assistant family
AOMEI Partition Assistant family is easy to use yet full-featured hard disk partition software developed by AOMEI team. It is composed of AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard, AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional, AOMEI Partition Assistant Lite, AOMEI Partition Assistant Server, AOEMI Partition Assistant Unlimited, and AOMEI Partition Assistant Technician. The all-sided and powerful functions make AOMEI Partition Assistant family popular among users.
To solve Windows 8 low disk problem, Professional Edition can make a difference. Supports Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, and XP, contains more advanced features compared with Standard version, such as Migrate OS from a GPT Disk to SSD or a GPT/MBR Disk, Convert System Disk between MBR and GPT Styles, Convert Dynamic Disk to Basic, and Vice Versa, etc.
Tip: Download the demo version of AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional. Also, you could download freeware AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition and use "Resize Partition" function or "Extend Partition Wizard" to indirectly realize the "Allocate free space" operation.
Step1: Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional Edition. You can have overall view of the details of your disks.
Step2: To extend system partition, select a partition that contains enough free space, here choose partition D. Right click on it and select "Allocate Free Space".
In the pop-up window, free up 50GB disk space from D partition, and choose the target partition that you want to extend. Here choose partition C.
Step3: Click "OK". You can preview that the Windows 8 C drive has been extended, then click "Apply" button to commit the operations.
As a professional and advanced disk management utility, AOMEI Partition Assistant also supports to resize partition to extend C drive, merge the unallocated space to system partition, split one partition into two or more, duplicate partition to migrate system drive on MBR & GPT disk, etc. Now download AOMEI Partition Assistant Pro and experience its magic features.