By Jessie / Last update October 15, 2021

Not enough server storage to process this command

Nowadays it isn't uncommon to work on multiple computers. To maintain data consistency, users need to transfers files between computers. The common practice is to share files over a network. To do so, Windows provided users with many practical features such as Public folder, File Sharing and so on.

After sharing, you can access the shared files most of the times, but randomly, you failed to access them with an error message: “Not enough server storage is available to process this command”. This problem may occur if the IRPStackSize registry entry on the server is set too low. So the next section will show you how to change the IRPStackSize value.


How to fix not enough server storage is available to process this command

When you get the error: “Not enough server storage is available to process this command” in Windows 10, you can follow the steps below to increase the value of the IRPStackSize registry entry.

Step 1. Press Windows logo key + R at the same time. Type regedit in the Run box. Then click OK.

Step 2. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:



Step 3. Look for the IRPStackSize key. If the IRPStackSize entry is not present in this subkey, you need to create one.

Step 4. Right click the empty space on the right. Click New and then choose DWORD Value.

Step 5. Name it IRPStackSize and then press Enter.

Name The Key

Step 6. Right click IRPStackSize. Then choose Modify.

Step 7. Type a larger value in the Value data box. Then click OK. (Values may range from 0 x 1 to 0 x C. These values are equivalent to 1 to 12 in decimal notation.)

Value Data


  • If the error message remains afterwards, increase the value of IRPStackSize more.

  • These operation steps also apply for removing the error message: “Not enough server storage to process this command" in Windows 7.

When this error message disappears, you can access the shared resource on the network. For better data protection and transmission, you may continue to share files on a network. However, many users mentioned that the sharing features provided by Windows don’t always work fine, for instance, Windows 10 file sharing not working. Fortunately, you’re given a free sync utility in the next section.

A better way to share files over a network

AOMEI Backupper Standard provides the file sync feature that enables you to synchronize files/folders from or to internal/external hard drives, cloud drives, NAS devices, and network, etc. It’s not only easy to use, but also works smoothly on Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP. There are many wonderful features you can take advantage of:

  • You can configure email notification to see if your operation is completed successfully.
  • You are able to sync files regularly, including daily, weekly and monthly.
  • You are allowed to sync multiple files or folders at the same time.

To use this freeware, you should download and install it at first. Then perform the following steps to share your files over a network.

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Step 1. Click Basic Sync under Sync tab.

Basic File Sync

Step 2. Change the Task Name as you like. Click Add Folder to select the folder you want to share.

Add Folder

Step 3. Click the inverted triangle icon > Select a network location > Add Share or NAS Devices > Input the Display Name and Network Path (NAS IP address) to choose network share folder or NAS.

Select Network Location

Add Network Path

Step 4. Then click Start Sync >> to share your files or folders over the network.

Start Sync to NAS


  • AOMEI Backupper Professional allows you to sync files with a certain file extension. You can click Filter settings at Step 2 to enjoy this feature.

  • A unique comment can help you distinguish files from others. Thus, you can go Options > General at Step 4 to write a comment for your current operation.

  • Schedule at Step 4 means your files can be synchronized automatically. It contains Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Event triggers, USB plug in. The last two modes require you to upgrade to the advanced edition.

  • This freeware only supports one-way sync. If you would like to perform two-way sync, please upgrade to Professional or higher editions.

  • Please don't modify the folder name of the source after syncing. Otherwise the program cannot synchronize it anymore.


You may receive an error message: “Not enough server storage is available to process this command” when you try to view the files you share on a network. Don’t worry! This article serves the solution to you.

After this issue is resolved you can use AOMEI Backupper Standard to transfer files over a network. Simple steps and various options can make your operation effortless. You also can transfer files from laptop to laptop with the same feature. Don’t hesitate to give it a shot!