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How can I Increase my C drive space? without messing this server up.
Attached is a picture of what i have.
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by:PUNKY
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31 Gig for OS is plenty. See the link below for how to manage boot drive on server:
http://www.lwcomputing.com/tips/static/bootdrivesize.asp
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You could look into converting the disks into "dynamic disks" and then spanning the volume

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816307
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by:rdemko
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CMYScott:

I have acronis disk director i took space from one of the logical drives, now and follow the steps to increase it, but now i want to get out of the program and i am receiving a warning before leaving, and also it does not make sence that when i go to my pc to see the C drive space it says it has more space thatn the actual size of the disk? another question, the server needs to be restarted?
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by:Wakeup
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If you made changes using acronis, yes you must comit the changes.  Otherwise the changes won't take place.  And you may need to reboot as well.

Punky, his C: 32gb partition is full.  0% free...he's trying to give himself more space.

Anyway ya 250gb for log files?!  you probably dont need that much space....but....just a thought....
take 50gb or maybe even 100gb from there and move it toC: if you plan to implement more updates and install more programs on the C:.  Unless you plan to Install programs and not implement too many more updates.  Then you dont need much more space.
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by:PUNKY
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I have no server that has boot partition more than 15 G. Thank to Leew for the article of how to manage boot drive in server. Moving stuffs off C would be nice, easy and well organize.
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THanks Very good.
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