Introduction to Low Disk Space Notification
If you find 'Low Disk Notification' errors are getting on your nerves, then
it is obviously best to empty the Recycle Bin and delete temporary files, however
if all else fails and the message is driving you mad there is a Registry Hack.
The Low Disk Space Notification setting is designed for XP, works but is untested on W2K
The best executable to hack the registry is Regedit.exe. Go to the
START (Button), RUN, REGEDIT (Type), OK (Button). The Windows 2003
version remembers the last place you visited which is useful if you use Regedit
If you are still not sure how to start Regedit,
If you wish to disable the low disk space notification messages:
1) Run Regedit
2) Navigate to:
3) From the Edit menu, select New, DWORD Value.
4) Type NoLowDiskSpaceChecks, and then press ENTER.
5) On the Edit menu, click Modify. Type 1 (Numeric one)
Alternatively, here is .Reg file that will create the DWORD for you.
Registry Learning Points
Note 1: This a rare job for the HKCurrent_User, mostly registry
changes are HKLM.
Trap : This a DWORD - not a String value
Guess : What a value of 0 (zero) would achieve? - Answer: Turn
this value off, revert to the default where you will be notified.
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Low Disk Space Notification can be a pain. If you have tried
everything else then go to the registry and add a DWORD NoLowDiskSpaceChecks.
Or download a .Reg file that will
create the DWORD for you.