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Query--How to disable the low disk space warning?

  1. #1

    Posts : 99
    Windows 8 64 bit

    Query--How to disable the low disk space warning?

    Dear All,

    Plz let me know how do i disable the low disk space warning on Win 8 CP 32-bit?

    I tried the below method after goggling but still without luck

    1. Open up the registry. 2. Uncollapse HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies

    3. In the right pane right-click on the white area and then on New – DWORD 32-bit:

    4. Right-click on “New Value #1″ and click on rename. Rename the key to NoLowDiskSpaceChecks

    5. Double-click on NoLowDiskSpaceChecks and enter the value 1:

    6. You have successfully disabled the low disk space warning

    Thanks in advance,

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  2. #2

    Posts : 21,864
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Troy,

    It looks like you only got part of it. See if using METHOD TWO in the tutorial below may be able to work for you.

    Low Disk Space Warning in Vista - Vista Forums

    Hope this helps,
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  3. #3

    Posts : 99
    Windows 8 64 bit

    thanks Brink...but i am stuck at point 12 in that thread where it says Make it empty and click on OK
    getting the below error pop-up
    [Window Title]
    Error Editing Value

    Cannot edit BackOffLowDiskThresholdMB: Error writing the value's new contents.

    Plz help.
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  4. #4

    Posts : 21,864
    64-bit Windows 10

    That just means that you need to take ownership of and "Allow" your administrator user account "Full Control" permission of the Gathering Manager key at step 10 first before you will be able to make it empty.
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  5. #5

    Posts : 99
    Windows 8 64 bit

    thanks a lot Brink..working like a charm now i am marking this thread as "Solved".
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #6

    Posts : 21,864
    64-bit Windows 10

    You're most welcome. That's great news.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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