Enable Disk Quota Management In Windows Vista To Optimize Hard Disk Space

Saving more and more files regularly in your hard disk without running the disk clean up or without moving them to external storage, could seriously decrease the space of your hard disk. For avoiding such hassle, a proper control of the disk usage is extremely important.

To control hard disk usage in Windows Vista, a special feature will surely help you. This is pretty useful feature, with which you could set the quota or allocation of your disk space usage. When this usage crosses the warning limit, the feature automatically triggers you.

Just go through the following step by step guide to enable disk quota feature in your Windows Vista OS.

  • Click on the “Start” button and go to “Computer”.
  • Select the volume on which you want enable disk quota. Right click on it and go to “Properties.
  • Now, click on the button “Show Quota Setting” under the Quota tab.
  • 4.       When UAC is displayed, click on “Continue” button.
  • Now, check the checkbox namely “Enable Quota Management” and “Deny disk space to users exceeding quota limit.
  • After that, select “Limit disk space”. Enter the amount of your desired disk space for which your want it to be limited to.
  • Now, just set the warning level amount.
  • Save the whole setting by clicking on OK button.

By using these simple steps, you could easily get you Windows system optimized having the enough space in hard drive for your routine works.