Windows 10: Disk space isn’t freeing up

Discus and support Disk space isn’t freeing up in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; Ive had low disc space for two years now but i never got around to fixing it for some reason.I have been trying nonstop to free up disk space ive used... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by MalaysiaVortes, Jun 25, 2020.

  1. Disk space isn’t freeing up


    Ive had low disc space for two years now but i never got around to fixing it for some reason.I have been trying nonstop to free up disk space ive used disk cleanup ive tried to merge the disks but nothing works



    please please help i would appreciate it

    :)
     
    MalaysiaVortes, Jun 25, 2020
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  2. AddRAM Win User

    Displaying the disk free space with Diskpart

    I don`t think Diskpart will show you free space, just the disks in your system and any partitions on those disks. If there`s a command to list free space, please post it.

    You`d have to go into windows and look at Disk Management, then I suggest Partition Wizard to manage your partitions.

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    I highly recommend making and using a Partition Wizard Boot CD to work with partitions, it`s so easy to use and a great tool to have.

    The Boot CD is not free anymore with Partition Wizard`s latest version 10.2, but you can download version 9.1 from here. You simply download the Iso file, then burn to CD. Then boot from the cd to look at your drives and any partitions on those drives, and it will show you the used and unused amount on any partitions.

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    AddRAM, Jun 25, 2020
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  3. last free disk space after defrag in windows 10had

    HI Joshua,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community and being a part of Windows 10.

    I understand your concern about free storage space after performing disk defragmentation and disk clean. Do not worry, we will help you with this issue.

    I would like to inform that the disk defragmentation might have taken up hard drive space if there are errors on the drive.

    Try the below troubleshooting steps and check if it helps.

    Step 1: I suggest you to scan for the shadow storage created on your device as this might be consuming the free storage space.

    Follow:

    • Log-in as an administrator.
    • Press Windows + X keys from the keyboard, click on
      Command Prompt (Admin).

    • Accept the UAC (User Account Control) prompt.

    • Type vssadmin list shadowstorage into the command prompt

    • The results should tell you the amount of storage used and the maximum amount allotted.

    • Type vssadmin Resize ShadowStorage /For=[your hard disk]: /On=[your hard disk]: /MaxSize=[how much space you want to allocate]

    • You should get a message saying successfully resized the shadow copy storage association, and you should have more free space on your hard drive.

    You may run a scan disk command to remove the bad sectors from the hard drive and then run disk cleanup and check if it works.

    Step 2: I suggest you to
    Run check disk (chkdsk)
    and check if it helps.

    Chkdsk: The
    Chkdsk (Check Disc) scan will try to identify and repair bad sectors found on the hard drive. Any data present on these sectors might be lost in the process. The computer can also go into a no boot state. Proceed at your own risk.

    Follow the below steps:

    • Press Windows + X keys on the keyboard, click Command Prompt (Admin).
    • In the Command Prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:

      chkdsk /f
    • You may be asked whether to schedule this volume to be checked next time when you restarts (Y/N).
    • Press Y key on the keyboard and press
      Enter key.
    • Restart the computer and check.

    Hope it helps. Get back to us for further assistance on this issue. We will be happy to help you.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Jun 25, 2020
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  4. Disk space isn’t freeing up

    free disk space error in Windows 10

    Hello Keith,

    We realize the inconvenience you are experiencing with Low disk space error in Windows 10. We will certainly help you.

    We suggest you to follow the steps mentioned in the link below and check if it helps:

    How to free up disk space in Windows

    Free up drive space in Windows 10

    Let us know if it helps. We will be happy to assists you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Sangeeta Sarkar, Jun 25, 2020
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