Common errors about disk managing

Wed Sep 26 2018by Jane

Error Name Error Trigger Error Text Screenshot Solution
Not Enough Disk Space – Run Disk Cleanup for Windows 10 Upgrade Disk Cleanup cannot clean up drive. Make sure that there is a disk in the drive Solution
Critical Error
Windows 10 Critical Error Start Menu and Cortana are not working Start menu and Cortana are not working, We will try to fix it the next time you sign in Solution
Fix MBR Error
use diskpart cmd to set active partition in Windows 7 The selected disk is not a fixed MBR disk. The ACTIVE command can only be used on fixed MBR disks Solution
Size Not Supported
File and Storage Services Error extending volume: Size Not Supported Solution
New Simple Volume
Trying to create a new partition The function New Simple Volume greyed out when right clicking on unallocated space Solution
Extend Volume
Trying to extend a volume The function Extend Volume is greyed out on a low disk space partition Solution
Shrink Volume
Trying to shrink a volume You cannot shrink a volume beyond the point where any unmovable files are located. See the defrag event in the Application log for detailed information about the operation when it has completed Solution
Convert to GPT
Trying to convert MBR to GPT When clicking on a MBR disk in Disk Management, the Convert to GPT option grayed out Solution
Not show full capacity
Checking SD card properties When check the free space on the SD card in File Explorer, SD doesn't show full capacity Solution