How to Disable Low Disk Space Warning in Windows 11 

Whenever your PC runs out to the space, you will be informed with one notification at the right-bottom corner named “Low Disk Space.” You will be notified frequently by this message until; you don’t perform any operation regarding this. If you are also facing this irritating message, we have come up with easy methods to resolve the low disk issue in Windows 11.

Finding a solution to the Low disk space issue should be your priority over any other problem if you ever encounter it. However, if this trouble occurs in your operating system drive (Local Disk C), we recommend you to mitigate it in a trice. Because it has been observed that some software may not work properly if there is insufficient space in the system drive. Also, there are fair chances of crashing the system.

How to Disable Low Disk Space Warning in Windows 11?

Here we have derived to get the appropriate solution if your disk is full in Windows 11. Follow any of the below-mentioned methods.

1. Operate Registry Editor

#1. Launch the Run menu by pressing “Win Key + R” and search for REGEDIT.

regedit run command

#2. After opening the Registry Editor, follow the below-mentioned path:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer

#3. Here, on the left panel right click on the Policies folder and select New and Key.

create a new key Explorer

#4. Now, change the name of the recently generated Key with “Explorer.”

change the name of the recently generated Key with “Explorer.

#5. Again, right-click on the Explorer key and opt New in the pop-up menu.

#6. Here, opt for DWORD(32-bit) Value.

right-click on the Explorer key and opt New and DWORD 32 bit

#7. Change its name with “NoLowDiskSpaceChecks.”

Change its name with “NoLowDiskSpaceChecks.

#8. Now, double click on the “NoLowDiskSpaceChecks” to change its settings.

#9. You will see one pop-up box named “Edit DWORD (32-bit) Value”, in which under the Value data section type “1”, which indicates “Disables Low Disk Space warning.”

type “1”, which indicates “Disables Low Disk Space warning

#10. Press the OK button to save the changes.

Restart your PC or Laptop, and check the notification persists or not.

2. Move Files and Programs from the C drive

As we know, the majority of the apps and programs, from small to large sizes, are all located in the C drive by default. Consequently, it is understandable that the chance of C drive of getting full is very high. So, it would be better to relocate those files to another drive and keep the spare space.

#1. Open the run menu by pressing “Win key + R” together on your keyboard.

#2. Here, search the “ms-settings:appsfeatures” and click on the OK button.

search for ms settings appsfeatures

#3. Now, you get a list of every App and program which are available on your device.

#4. When you click on those Apps and programs, you will get one option named Move, opt for that option.

select the app and click on Move button

#5. Now, you will see one pop-up on the screen, where the current location of that particular app and program is mentioned, and also one option will be available named “Select a drive to move this app to:” along with a drop-down menu.

select the drive and click on move

#6. Choose a particular drive from the drop-down menu where you want to move your app.

Repeat this process for other apps as well to move them to another drive.

3. Perform Disk Cleanup to Solve Disk Full Windows 11 Issue

To stop this frequent irritating notification of “Low Disk Space,” you can perform disk cleanup. This will not only enhance the space in your drives but also make your laptop or PC faster. It means it can improve the performance of your Windows 11 as well.

#1. Open the Start menu, then type “cleanmgr,” and confirm it.

search for cleanmgr and click on Disk Cleanup

#2. Here, choose the Cleanup System Files option.

#3. And, Press “OK” in the Drive selection section.

#4. After a few minutes, you can see the default option “Disk Cleanup for (C:) Window.”

#5. Here, select all the checkboxes, which you want to remove from Files to delete the section.

Select all the checkboxes of Files to delete the section

#6. Click “OK” and press “Delete Files.”

Restart your laptop now.

4. Other Alternatives to Disable Low Disk Space Warning in Windows 11

If you do not want to perform any of the above-mentioned procedures, some alternatives are also available. Using that you can, you can mitigate this trouble.

#1. First and foremost, we recommend you to move your data from the drive, which is full. For that, you can move to another existing hard drive that has sufficient space. And if all hard drives have insufficient storage, then you can go for the second step.

#2. If all your internal hard drives have insufficient storage, you can choose external hard drives (HDD or SSD). You can purchase such external drives at a very affordable price. We will recommend you to purchase HP P700 1TB Portable External SSD or Seagate Portable HDD. Or you can also take the help of cloud storage services.

#3. The last option is to uninstall the unnecessary programs. There can be many available programs available on our PC or laptop which we haven’t even used once for a long period, or they are not required. So, it will be helpful if we remove it. To make this work easy, you can use various Uninstaller programs.

Conclusion for the Low Disk Space Warning Issue in Windows 11

We have made rigorous endeavors and collected these possible solutions to solve the low disk space trouble in Windows 11 in very effective and easy ways. These methods will definitely assist you in getting rid of this problem. Stay tuned with our dedicated section to Windows to learn more hacks and tips regarding your Windows 11.

Ricky Shah
Ricky Shah

Ricky started GeniusGeeks in 2009 and there's no turning back since then! His flair of writing Windows OS related technical articles has been his hallmark! When not writing, he's often found exploring productivity and project management tools!

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