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What is taking up all my disk space?

I have a server (Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1), which is reporting only 2 GB free space on C drive. But when I run WinDirStat or Treesize over the disk, both of them say that only 21 G is being used ...
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712 views

Power shell script to fetch disk space on all servers in timely intervals

I got a Powershell script from here which will export Disk Space usage to html file. I want the scritp to give usage in timely intervals say each 15 mins or 30 mins. is there any way we can mod this ...
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0answers
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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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453 views

Disk Space discrepancy SMB vs command prompt

We have a Windows 2008 server core installation that has a 400GB disk attached to it. When viewing the free space of this disk via the command prompt it reports 35GB free. Computer management also ...
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695 views

Server 2008 R2 Disk Management Green Outline Extend C Drive

In the Server 2008 R2 disk management snap-in I have Disk 0 which has these partitions: boot partition - 71mb a Recovery partition 3gb OS (C:) 40gb DATAPART1 (D:) 150gb Free space 40gb Disk 0 is a ...
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110 views

Windows 2008 VPS always crashes when out of disk space

I am renting a Windows server 2008 dc SP2 VPS for hosting my Asp.Net projects. Now for the second time this month my VPS ran out of disk space. The first time it was a log file that got to big and ...
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W2008 - C Drive almost out of space - options?

I'm having to look after a W2008 server which has a C drive configured to be 20Gb and which is down to 1.5Gb free. On current trends it will run out of space altogether in the future. The growth in ...
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1answer
2k views

Win'08 - Extend volume size on SAN attached storage in a failover cluster

Running Win 2008, I'd like to extend the volume of a SAN attached drive that is part of a failover cluster. The SAN team has allocated additional drive space which is being seen by Windows Storage ...
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3answers
427 views

Windows 2008 Drive Size Discrepancy

We have a VSphere server and increased the drive for the C:\ drive on one of the VMs from 20GB to 30GB. Disk management shows the correct new size in the Disk view, but the volume information still ...
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4answers
6k views

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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5answers
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Minimum space required for Server 2008 R1 install?

I'm trying to plan disk space for a virtual environment, and wanting to keep virtual disks as small as possible - mostly as apart from the base OS, the software going onto the VM is less than a few ...
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2answers
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Windows 2008 R2 Server Core Disk Space Requirements/Recomendations

I'm in the preparation stage to roll out a few Windows 2008 R2 Server Core in my VMware ESX environment. In looking over the documentation it looks like Server Core can operate in a little as 6.5 GB ...
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1answer
554 views

Is it safe to delete MSP files from c: drive on Windows 2008 Server?

I have a server (actually it's my development VM) that's quite space-limited, and a significant proportion of the c: drive is being used by Windows to store MSP files. A bit of searching has told me ...
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3answers
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windows 2008 Cannot extend volume for c

I have a 150 GB hard drive on a windows 2008 server. 87 GB partition for D:\ 10 GB partition for C:\ I cannot extend/increase the partition for C:\ in the disk manager utility. as described here: ...
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3answers
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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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4answers
640 views

Server - clean up tool?

I have a Windows 2008 virtual server. Some how every week my server uses an extra 2 gigs and I do not know the reason. Are there any free utility tools that can scan a server and let you know whats ...
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168 views

What is the best tool for visualising hard drive usage on Windows Server 2008 (Web Edition)?

I've recently been tasked with cleaning up our Windows Server 2008 (Web Edition) server's website data folder. There are over 50 sites hosted on this particular box, so I'm looking for an easy way ...
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4answers
3k views

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 ...
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8answers
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How do I remove Windows Update uninstall files on Windows Server 2008?

I'm running Windows Server 2008 Standard running in VMware. It has 2 disks: system disk: 16 GB data disk: 500 MB I installed Visual Studio 2008 SP1 + MSDN and some small tools and ...
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2answers
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Windows Server 2008 Disk Size

I have a fairly fresh install of Windows Server 2008. When I right click on the C: drive and view properties, it says I have used 25.2 GB, but when I select all the contents of the C: drive and view ...