Windows Server 2008 Disk Cleanup

SharePoint Central Admin has been prompting me, each time I’ve logged in, that one of my drives is running out of space. To be honest, there isn’t a lot that I can do – a small initial system drive and successive Windows updates have gradually eaten away at the free space – but I needed to free-up what I could.

The default install of Server 2008 doesn’t come with a disk clean-up option. You would normally have to install the “Desktop Experience” feature to get this option.

Handily, I found this post from Microsoft: Disk Cleanup option on drive’s general properties and cleanmgr.exe is not present in Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 by default

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