This article mainly discusses on the steps to be performed if you happen to come across a scenario where the “C drive” is filled in the SharePoint server. In our environment we have the SharePoint Servers installed on the C drive and it’s very important that we maintain an adequate amount of free space in the C drive for SharePoint to function seamlessly.
Please use the WinDirStat tool to check the contents in the C drive .This will give you a detailed information about all the folders in the C drive and thus can be used to identify the folders which is larger in space.
WinDirStat is a disk usage statistics viewer and cleanup tool for various versions.
On start up, it reads the whole directory tree once and then presents it in three useful views:
The directory list, which resembles the tree view of the Windows Explorer but is sorted by file/subtree size,
The tree map, which shows the whole contents of the directory tree straight away,
The extension list, which serves as a legend and shows statistics about the file types.
WinDirStat Tool download link :_ http://filehippo.com/download_windirstat/
Listed below are few scenarios that can contribute to the C disk space increase:
The Windows update option is set as “ Download updates but let me choose whether to install them”