Windows 10: Storage problems

Discus and support Storage problems in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I keep getting notifications about my storage being low or too low to store updates. I've done all the things to get more storage. I can't even... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by LindaMayberry1, Dec 8, 2018.

  1. Storage problems


    I keep getting notifications about my storage being low or too low to store updates. I've done all the things to get more storage. I can't even download apps. So I bought an SD Card and switched over to that but I still keep getting the same notifications. I've deleted apps to get more storage. The funny thing is this all started soon after I bought the laptop and hadn't stored anything yet. I don't have very much data stored. I bought a flash drive but am worried about losing any updates that might have been stored on the SD Card. I hope someone can help me please. this is getting very frustrating. Thank you

    :)
     
    LindaMayberry1, Dec 8, 2018
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  2. dalchina Win User

    Windows 10 1709 System Restore problems...


    That seems to be an attempt at Option 2 in the tutorial, which requires you to
    a. Boot to a command prompt (Did you?)
    b. You then seem to be mixing steps 3,4 and 5, thus your command is incorrect.

    I suggest Option 1 is easier.

    If you still have problems, please repost listing each specific step and saying which option from the tutorial you are using. Thanks.
     
    dalchina, Dec 8, 2018
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  3. Storage Problem

    Hi,

    It's possible that the 346GB of space that you're seeing under the Apps & games window refers to the available space of the selected drive and not the actual usage. To confirm this information, we suggest that you check the total
    usage through the Storage usage screen instead. To do this, follow the steps below:

    • Click the Start menu or Windows icon.
    • Select the gear icon or Settings.
    • Select System > Storage.
    • Under Choose a drive to see what's taking up space, select
      This PC (Drive letter)
    • Under Apps & games, check if the space usage exceeds the estimate 140GB of space.

    Let us know should you need further assistance.
     
    Darwin Dim, Dec 8, 2018
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  4. Arun B J Win User

    Storage problems

    Windows 10 Home will not boot or restart with USB Storage Spaces pool drives attached

    Hi George,



    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I understand your concern and will assist you to resolve this issue.


    • Did you make any changes in BIOS?

    • Are you getting any error message?
    I suggest you to update Storage controller drivers and check if it helps.

    Steps 1:


    • Press Windows key + X.

    • Select Device manager.

    • Expand Storage controller.

    • Right click on the driver and Update the drivers.


    Steps 2: Windows 10 has a built-in troubleshooter to check and fix issues with hardware and devices. I would suggest you to run this troubleshooter to check if the issue
    is with device. Refer these steps:


    • Press Windows key +X, select Control panel.

    • Change the view by option on the top right to Large icons.

    • Click on troubleshooting and click on the view all option on the left panel.

    • Run the Hardware and devices troubleshooter.


    Hope this helps. If the issue remains unresolved, please get back to us and we would be happy to help
     
    Arun B J, Dec 8, 2018
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