Disable Low Disk Space Notification in Windows XP


Microsoft Windows XP will generate an alert when disk space gets low on a
partition. When you click on the message, Disk Cleanup Wizard
starts. When XP free disk space reaches 200MB, the following alert
displays for 10 seconds, once per session:

You are running out of disk space on [drive]. To free space
on this drive by deleting old or unnecessary files, click here.

When XP free disk space reaches 80MB, the following alert displays for
30 seconds, every four hours, twice per session:

You are running very low on disk space on [drive]. To free
space on this drive by deleting old or unnecessary files, click here.

When XP free disk reaches 50MB, you receive the following message for
30 seconds, every five minutes, until free space is above 50 MB:

You are running very low on disk space on [drive]. To free
space on this drive by deleting old or unnecessary files, click here.

You can disable these alerts using the following Windows XP registry
hack:

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER

Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer

Name: NoLowDiskSpaceChecks

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1
disables alerts

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