Last updated on September 18th, 2021 at 03:59 pm
Everyone always wants to increase data storage in this digital world. I am sure you’re one of them. In this post, you’re going to learn How to Increase the Space of any Hard drive C, D, or E in Windows 10.
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Yes! You can Expand/Increase Hard Drive Storage in Windows. This is possible because of Windows hard drives created as NTFS File system.
How much Storage I can Expand in windows
We’ve already tested, You can Expand between 5GB To 7GB storage from a 50GB drive when you enable compression.
It totally depends on the size of the drive you’re using. If you enable compression on the drive of 100GB so your drive space will increase between 10GB to 15GB.
Let’s focus on Drive (F:) Actual free Space is 4.7GB and we’re going to Enable compression on this Drive, let’s see how much storage we can Increase in Drive (F:).
How to Increase Space of any Drive C, D, or E in Windows 10
I am showing you by increasing the Space of my F drive and this post is for how to increase c, D, or E drive space in windows 10.
Let me tell you, You can try this method on any drive in Windows. Besides that, you can also increase USB Pendrive Space using this method.
Step 1. Select Drive >> Right-Click on it >> Properties
Simply select any drive whose storage you want to increase. Right-click on it and select Properties.
Step 2. Select General Tab >>Tick the Box
In the drive properties tab, Click on General Tab then Tick the box (Compress this drive to save disk space), and finally click on OK.
Step 3. Select Apply changes to drive, subfolders and files
After clicking on OK (in the previous step). You’ll see a confirm attribute changes popup, just Select 2nd option (Apply changes to drive, subfolders and files) then Click on OK.
Step 4. Wait for the Processing
Wait until the process is complete then you can see how much space increased on your drive.
See Now My (F:) drive free space is increased 4.7GB to 10.5GB, Approximately 6GB is Increased in My 50GB Drive.