How to disable the low disk space message in Windows 10

Hard disk write cache

When we have little free space on the hard drive, Windows 10 will start to warn us about it with various warning messages. It generally happens when we are below 200 MB free. Then, the operating system begins to leave us messages that say that we have little space available on the hard disk. In addition to that this can cause problems to function correctly.

These notices are very useful if we are not aware of this lack of space on the hard disk. But there are users who know it perfectly. So, These Windows 10 notices are the most uncomfortable and annoying for many people. The good part is that we can disable them easily. Here we show you how.

While it is important to start by saying that these notices are issued for a reason. Since there may be users who do not know that they have consumed so much space. In addition, they serve as a reminder that the computer works better when there is more free space available on the hard disk. So Windows 10 does not seek to bother. It is important that they remember it.

Windows registry

But if you are a user who knows perfectly that you have little space and you are fed up with these notices in Windows 10 then it is possible to kill them. We can disable them in a simple way. For this we have to modify the Windows registry. So we can end these messages.

The first that we have to do is to open the "regedit" tool from the search bar or Cortana. Next, once inside, we have to locate the following path in the registry:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Policies \ Explorer

It may be the case that the last part, the Explorer part, does not exist on your computer. In this case, we have to create it ourselves. Therefore, within the Policies key we have to create this other key. Since in this way we will be able to carry out these modifications.

When we have done this, within it we have to create a 32-bit DWORD value. We have to call this value in question "NoLowDiscSpaceChecks." In addition, we have to assign it a value of 1. In this way, the process has been completed correctly.

The only thing left to do next is restart the computer. When we go back in, you will see that Windows 10 no longer sends us any notice of lack of disk space. So we have achieved our goal.

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