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Downside with moving pagefile to different drive

I've been tasked with managing an old Windows 2003 server which will be decommissioned later this year. I just need to keep the server up and running long enough. The space on the server is running ...
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Missing drive space in Server 2003

I have two drives used for SQL backups which for the last week have been acting strange - the free space indicated by windows is far off from what windirstat, etc indicates. There should only be about ...
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System Volume Information Growing Uncontrollably

We have a small 12GB system drive on our Windows 2003 server, and after I freed up a couple GB, it continues to consume hard drive space. I used SpaceSniffer to help isolate the issue, and see that ...
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Disk space discrepency between chkdsk and Window Explorer

Our Windows Server 2003 server was setup with only 12GB on the C drive, therefore we now have disk space problems. Yesterday I freed up 1 Gb of space (by moving the pagefile to D), then came in this ...
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Disk Space Monitoring

I have about 70 servers and I need to keep an eye on their disk space usage. I don't need the information to be real time. I was thinking of running a script daily or having a scheduled task run to ...
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Win 2003 Server: corrupted folder / free disk space

I have a corrupted folder on my win 2003 server which is occupying a lot of hd space, unfortunately there's no way deleting it - when showing its properties it shows several GB of occupied space but ...
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How can I be alerted if a Windows Server 2003 machine's hard drive is approaching full?

I need to get an email alert when a Windows Server 2003 server's hard drive approaches a certain fill level. How can this be accomplished?
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Exchange Standard 2003: Can I Delete Public Folders?

I've inherited an Exchange server that looks like it has never been cared for: no backups, running out of disk space, huge mail store, huge mailboxes, stores dismounting for being over the store size ...
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Can I arrange an email to be sent when a drive is nearly full?

Background: I'm a developer who reluctantly "looks after" the machine onto which my application is deployed. My customer is an entirely separate company who pay us to write code for them - we have no ...
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Can you limit a directory size?

On a single NTFS drive, is it possible to limit the size of a directory to an arbitrary amount (e.g., 20GB)? I've got a share on a server I want some users to be dumping files into, but I don't want ...
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Suppress “running out of disk space” Message (per drive) on Windows Server 2003

We have a database server with separate drives for OS, various data files and the transaction log. Our transaction log spills over onto other volumes as well- this is expected behavior. The problem ...
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Change the location of the System Temp directory on Windows 2003 Server

In order to update an application on a Windows 2003 Server box, the application calls for 2.0 GB of free space in the System's Temp directory. The OS is on C:\ , and there is only 1 GB of free space ...
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GUI version of diskpart.exe or equivalent on Windows 2003 Server

I have a 95% OS X server shop..and just a handful of Windows servers I occasionally have to mess with... I need to resize some disks on a Windows 2003 box, and am looking for the equivalent of OS X's ...
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Overused server, what files to delete to create diskspace

Being cheap, I am after ideas to help clean up my 8G C: drive on a Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition. With just under 1G free, I need to free up more space to install service packs. I have ...
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Clear data from iSeries server

I have an iSeries serve running Windows 2003 server - let's call the server EMERALD. EMERALD is out of disk space and I cannot remotely connect to the server. I have gone to the physical server and ...
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C:\Windows folder is consuming lot of mysterious space

What I have? I have installed Windows Server 2003 with following details: OS installed in: C drive Space allocated to C drive: 50GB RAM: 4GB Important space consuming software installed: Visual ...
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Is there a built-in Windows utility that displays information like the Disk Management MMC?

I am looking for a built-in Windows XP/Server 2003 utility that can pull drive information, similar to what the Disk Management mmc displays, including capacity and free space. Any ideas? Diskpart ...
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Win2k3: What files can be deleted from the System drive, and what tool to delete them?

The strategic question is "How do I maximize free space on the System drive," and includes such things as disk compression, changing the TEMP environment variable, removing the hibernation file, ...