After setting up MySQL, I realized that I put my data files on the C drive. Since I don't want database growth to end up taking down the entire OS, I had to move them. My struggles consumed a couple of hours, so I wanted to clear up and document the process.
Default Database Files
MySQL (5.7) stores the default configuration files at:
C:\ProgramData\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.7\
To verify where your files are stored, simply run this MySQL script: