The Situations When Need to Extend C Drive
Situation 1: A new computer is given only one partition on the disk by most
manufacturer of desktop or laptop. So you spent time creating partitions to store
your data separately. You think the size of each partition is reasonable, but after
a long time, the partition mode is unbalanced you realize there is free space in
other partition, while C drive is lack of free space.
Situation 2: You have two partitions on your disk 0. The size of C drive is 75GB, and
D drive is 50GB. Recently, you find the free space of C drive is only 5 GB, but the
free space of D drive is 30 GB. You extremely hope to transfer the free space of D
drive to C drive to optimize my computer. Is there a way?
Situation 3: "I am running Windows 2003 Server, the C: drive is only a 4 GB and 60GB
on its D: Drive. How can I add space to C drive so I can do Windows updates and
install a program?"
Low Disk Space of C Drive Problem in Servers
Each partition has its own size. Take C drive as example, to begin with, the space of
C drive is enough for you. However, with time goes by, the space of C drive is
becoming less and less due to different kinds of temporary files, Windows system
restore data or applications. In this situation, Windows will warn you that your
computer is in low disk space all the time. At the same time, the computer speed is
slower than before and this will make you have bad mood on your work; then it will
affect your work efficiency. You would not be happy to meet this. If you can add
disk space from D drive or other drive to C drive, the problem will be solved. But
how can you do?
Common Ways to Solve Low Space of C Drive
● Disk Management
Disk Management is a built-in tool in Sever which enables the users to
create/shrink/extend/format partition. These features can help the users to
manage their partitions. Therefore, most users will choose the tool to extend C
drive directly. But the feature of Extend Volume is only available when there is
unallocated space adjacent to C drive. The limitation make you can’t expand your
● Clean up C drive
You can run the Disk Clean-up feature by clicking on the Low Disk Space popup.
The tool can scan your drives and find the files which are allowed to delete
● Uninstall/Remove applications
You can uninstall the applications that are useless for you and remove some
applications from C drive to anther drive which has enough free space.
However, the methods mentioned above can’t always help you solve your problem due to
its limitation or they only solve the problem temporarily. Because day by day, your
data is increasing, one day you will find you C drive are in low disk space
Add Disk Space from D Drive to C Drive with Server Partition Manager
AOMEI Partition Assistant Server is professional software for you to manage your partitions. It has powerful features
such as allocate free space, covert dynamic to basic disk, convert MBR to GPT, merge
partitions, windows to go creator and more features. All
features can be supported for Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, Windows
Server 2003, 2008, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019 and Windows SBS 2011.
Compared with Disk Management, this software can help you resize partition freely;
you will not be blocked by the limitations you encountered with Disk Management.
Besides, the visual interface helps you clearly know the reasonable size can be added to another partition and it can demands more your advanced needs.
How to Use AOMEI Partition Assistant Server
Step 1, You can free download the demo version, install and launch the software. Right-click on D drive and then select
"Allocate Free Space".
Step 2, Set the size of free space which you want to add to C drive from D
drive. Click OK and then click Apply. You will see all the changes.
With this software, you can add disk space from D drive to C drive safely with
only a few steps to avoid the low disk space problem.