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100% disk usage Windows server 2008

We have HP Proliant G6 server with 4 1.5Tb SATA disks. 2 RAID 1 arrays and 2 logical drives 1.5Tb. One day ago I mentioned twith resmon that disk usage is 100% and i\o speed is not more then 4Mb\s ...
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Extend a striped volume in Windows Server 2008 R2

Can striped volumes in Windows Server 2008 R2 be extended? I have searched here on ServerFault and also on Google for an answer to this, and I can't seem to find an answer. Even the commercial tools ...
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vmware Converter issue with 'System Reserved'

Working on converting a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine from physical to virtual. Each time I run the converter it fails at 98%. I'm pretty sure the issue is occurring because vmware doesn't know what ...
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Why Wmi info for disk size is wrong?

i am expecting a very curious problem. In a script collecting disk infos on a list of W2008 servers, i realize that, for some servers, the Wmi info for the disk size is wrong. My Powershell command: ...
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Accessing the disk under Task Scheduler

I'm running a couple of console applications using task scheduler. These are applications that perform little backoffice tasks and run as C# console applications. The applications themselves run ...
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Formatting a new disk partition

I just added a new raid1 volume to my Windows 2008 server. The raid sync has just completed so I want to format it. I got this message: That disk will be used just for storage, no need to boot ...
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How to claim unallocated space on disk

On windows 2008 R1 server, I have a 1Tb disk that has about 400Gb at the end that's not used. I have the boot partition, then a logic volume, then the free space. I want to create a new simple volume ...
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Convert Logical Partition to Primary

I have a very simple, yes or no question, hopefully. I have a logical partition inside of an extended partition, along with some free space in the extended partition. On server 2008 r2 if I drop the ...
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Server 2008 Disk Management Hangs

So I have looked everywhere for the solution to this and have tried many things. There is one post on SE related to this and I tried the suggested answer but I am still having problems. We have a ...
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How can I access a remote server with a full disk?

There is a remote network which I can VPN to. On this network is a Windows Server 2008 install which I would like manage but the server's disk is full. I have tried: Remote Desktop - fails. Windows ...
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Windows Server hard disk writes slow down after about one minute

I'm copying a 130 GB SQL Server backup to my Windows 2008 server, and to start with I get write speeds around 80 GB/sec, which is about what I'd expect. However, after the initial burst about a ...
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Windows Server 2008 - Disk Imaging program wanted [closed]

Can anybody please suggest a good disk imaging solutions for Windows 2008 Server? The software should be capable of incremental backups, FTP storage and handling the Windows Server 2008 default ...
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How do I determine proper alignment of a Windows servers' disk

I have the wimic and fsutil output from a SQL server. How do I determine proper alignment? I'm having trouble putting this into context. I have a decent understanding of disks, how can I understand ...
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Does shrinking making space available to partitions everywhere?

In Disk Management for Windows 2008, I have an extended partition that looks like this: |----X:\ Drive----||----Y:\ Drive----||-------Z:\ Drive-------| I am running out of space for the Y: drive. I ...
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How to determine a disk consuming service in Windows 2008 server?

How to determine a disk consuming service in Windows 2008 server? I have a problem on Windows 2008 server with a constant growing used disk space? How to determine which service consuming most of the ...
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Save and restore striped disk configuration on Windows 2008

I am running Windows 2008 Datacenter on Amazon EC2 and have created 4 EBS volumes that I am going to attach to the instance and create a single striped volume in Windows. My main concern is having to ...
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Missing HDD space - says 65GB used, selecting all folders shows 40GB used

Running Windows Server 2008, 74GB raptor drive and noticed we only had about 500MB left - yikes! So deleted some old backups we don't need, but can't track down where about 25GB seems to be taken up. ...
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Setting Low Disk Space Alerts on Windows Server 2008

I was wondering if there is an easy way to trigger an e-mail alert on Windows Server 2008 when any logical disk partitions become low on space. I have 2 SQL servers that have come close to running ...
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Disk Image Tools for Windows Server 2008

I have a Windows Server 2008 X64 machine that I need to swap the boot drive on. I'd like to use a disk image/restore utility to make an image of the boot partition and restore that to the new drive. ...
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Why can I not shrink the disk volume down more than 50% of original size on Server 2008

I have a new server with 540 GB disk on one partition. I decided to shrink the volume down so I could have a couple of partitions for various reasons. I could only shrink the volume by 50%. I went ...