Solve Windows 8 Low Disk Space Warning with Free Partition Manager Software

How do I know Windows 8 low disk space?

Windows 8 also has low disk space warning to remind you when the drive is running low on available disk space. When drive is shown in red as shown below, it means Windows 8 is suffering low disk space.

Low Disk Space Windows 8

The consequence of low disk space in Windows 8

Most of Windows 8 disk-related problems are related to low disk space. Sometimes, you may just need to ignore your Windows 8 low disk space. However, it is not so simple when the problem is on the C drive. When Windows 8 system partition is running out of space, there may be not enough disk space for Windows updates and program installations. What's worse, your Windows 8 computer will run slowly and the system may crash when the disk space is extremely low.

Solutions to solve Windows 8 low disk space warning

There are two common methods you may use when encounter low disk space:

  1. Perform "Disk Cleanup" operation by following the low disk space popup. This tool will scan your drives and look for files that you can safely erase.
  2. Uninstall applications. Remove programs that you don't use and migrate large files to other partition.
  3. However, both the methods above can not solve Windows 8 low disk space problem once and for all. The best solution is redistributing disk space. As Partition Magic alternative, AOMEI Partition Assistant allows you to extend boot partition (system or c drive) through allocating free space from other partitions to C drive without data loss.
Tip: Free Download AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition (File Size: 3.66 MB)

Step1: Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition.

AOMEI Partition Assistant

Step2: Select D partition. Right click on it and select "Allocate Free Space".

Allocate Free Space

In the pop-up window, enter the size of free space you want to allocate from D drive and choose the partition where you want to allocate (here’s C drive).
Allocate Free Space to C Drive

Step3: Click "OK". You can preview the free space in C drive has been increased. To save the changes, click "Apply" on the toolbar.

Click Apply

As ALL-IN-ONE partition manager and powerful disk management tool, AOMEI Partition Assistant also allows you to do the following operation in Windows 8:

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