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Fix you are running out of disk space on recovery d Windows 10/8/7

Updated on Nov 30, 2018 by Abby Haines to Partition Manager

Summary:
Get you are running out of disk space on RECOVERY (D:) message in Windows 10/8/7? This page tells you how to extend recovery drive with third-party partition software or turn off or disable low disk space warning on recovery drive. try the two ways to fix the issue recovery disk full in Windows 10/8/7.

Now, more and more users are reporting the error: Low disk space. You are running out of disk space on RECOVERY (D:) in Windows 10/8/7. This issue seems to be quite severe on hp PCs as so many users asked hp recovery d drive almost full, how to clean hp recovery drive.

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How to fix you are running out of disk space on recovery d in Windows 10/8/7

Here we offer two ways to fix the issue: extend recovery drive with third-party partition manager software or turn off or disable low disk space warning on recovery drive by changing the registry settings. If you are one of the victims who get "Low disk space. You are running out of disk space on RECOVERY (D:)" message, please read on to get the solutions.

Recommend: Extend recovery drive with EaseUS free partition software 

Sometimes, recovery disk full in Windows 10/8/7 occurs because you or a backup or restore program use the Recovery drive to store files and make it full. In this case, you'd better extend recovery drive with EaseUS free partition software. Otherwise, serious problems might happen when you need to use system recovery.

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Step 1: Launch EaseUS Partition Master

Run EaseUS Partition Master

Step 2: Add space to the System C drive

1. Shrink partition and leave unallocated space for extending C: drive:

  1. Right-click on a partition next to the C: drive and select "Resize/Move".
  2. Drag either end of the partition to shrink and leave unallocated space behind the system C: drive and click "OK".

2. Right-click on the System C: drive and select "Resize/Move".

Extend System partition

To add space to the C: drive, drag the system partition end into unallocated space.

Add space to C drive

Step 3: Confirm to extend system C drive

Click the "Execute Operation" button, check all the operations waiting for pending, and click "Apply" to keep all changes so to extend C drive.

Confirm to extend system C drive
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Method 2. Turn off or disable low disk space warning on the recovery drive 

If you don't want to extend recovery partition, you can also try to disable low disk space warning on recovery drive in Windows 10/8/7. It's easy, just change the registry settings, and then you will no longer get the You are running out of disk space on recovery d error message. 

1. Click START–>RUN and type REGEDIT. Click OK.
2. Click the plus sign next to HKEY_CURRENT_USER
then SOFTWARE
then Microsoft
then Windows
then CurrentVersion
then Policies
then Explorer
HKEY CURRENT USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
3. Double-click on NoLowDiskSpaceChecks if it exists. If it doesn't, right-click on ADVANCED and Select NEW–>DWORD VALUE and name it NoLowDiskSpaceChecks
4. Set this value to 1 to disable the low disk space warning message.
5. Save and close the Windows registry.
6. Reboot