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Solved: DVD-RW Drive (E:) Used Space/Free Space 0 ?????

Q: Solved: DVD-RW Drive (E:) Used Space/Free Space 0 ?????

Hi all
Here is what happened.
I had to uninstall HP Photosmart C4100 series only because I was missing some wording on the buttons that just disappeared for some reason, so I went on thier help and support and it showed the exact same problem and what to do about it, It said to uninstall the program and then just reinstall it.
Well now, when I go to reinstall, it will not automatically start so I clicked on my computer and dvd-rw Drive (E and there are no files, in fact it states that my my file system is CDFS and the CDA Default - Full ___ It says all space used 672 MB and Free Space 0 Bytes

What the heck happened, I am no computer wizard so can you please help me to correct this, I can't download the Photosmart program back onto my computer ????

HELP
GRAMMA

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A: Solved: DVD-RW Drive (E:) Used Space/Free Space 0 ?????

CD might be dirty...

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How do I put the hard drive space used and free space on the Partition C: ? Partition D:\ and Partition E:\ has it but for some reason drive C:\ is missing it doesn't say how much space is used and how much space is free. The GBs are missing

A:How to bring back the amount of free space and used space on a hard drive

I'm a little confused about your question

You can't see how much drive space you have left when viewing your C drive via My Computer, or similar?

If you right-click on My Computer and select Manage, when the new window pops up click on Disk Management from the left hand side. What does that tell you about C drive? Assuming your C drive is actually a hard drive (and not a CD drive or something, though I have never heard of this happening and don't even know if it's possible to have C as your CD drive), you should see details at the top of the screen such as how much space you have left, by percentage of total capacity, as well as GB

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Hi! I used to be able to burn CDs without any problem...for some reason it doesn't work anymore and I've tried quite a few things after troubleshooting by searching for solutions on-line. When I insert my CD which already has a few files on it, the details shows that there is no free space but yet only 3.43MB of data on it (it should go up to 700MB). I'm therefore unable to burn more data and I've tried the same with a blank CD, it says the same (no free space even though there is nothing on the CD yet). I have already tried uninstalling the driver and it didn't fix the problem. When I right-click Properties for the drive and go to Recording tab, the 'enable CD recording on this device' is checked as it should be. Can someone point me in the right direction? THANK YOU
 

A:Solved: Burning CDs - no free space when in fact there is over 600MB of free space!

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i installed ubuntu on my ssd and had a dual boot laptop, however i want to use my ssd as a cache drive, henceforth i deleted ubuntu and now i have unallocated space and free space on my ssd and i am wondering if i need to covert that into a new partitioned volume that can be used as a cache drive
 

A:Use unallocated space and free space on ssd as cache drive

I think you need to allocate the free space as a linux swap partition and format it as such.
 

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Setting up a new box, Vista sadly to say. Installed MS Office XP Pro and get the following error when closing MS Word ONLY. Excel saves without any errors.

The disk is full. Free some space on this drive, or save the document on another disk. Try one of the following:
*Close any unneeded documents, programs, and windows.
*Save the document on another disk.

I've moved the file location and same error. I cleaned up the drive including removing all restore point except the last one.

Now this thing has a 250 gig drive but it is also used for security in a mini mart with 8 cameras. There are about 145 Gigs of video from the security cameras on this box. At this time I am just setting it up, no cameras are connected, and the security program hasn't been set up yet. I just moved the files from the old drive to this one. BTW the old drive crashed.

I've tried the detect and repair in MS Word and no help. I have uninstalled MS Office and reinstalled and no help and even went into Properties and set the user up on quota with no limits and still no help.

So now I am at a loss and have no idea what to try next. Really don't want to delete the security files because it took 6 hours to transfer them to this computer and unless all else fails this isn't a option I want to use.

Now on the old box, which had XP Pro this, was not a problem so on Vista it should not be either but then Vista is a MS Software so this is understandable. Actually, the old box had a 15... Read more

A:disk space is full. Free some space on this drive

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i wanted to copy a cd image (4.18GB ISO format) from partition F: (NTFS 9GB free) to partition D: (FAT32 12GB free space) and windows gives me that crap there is not enough space and i should do a disk clean up..ok i made a disk clean up to partition D: and there was 3GB of system restore files!!! maybe coz i deleted 6GB earlier anyway i deleted the system restore files and i turned it off so i have now 15GB free space on partition D: and yet it tells me there is not enough space..

i tried a trick i thought i can use winrar to archive the ISO image and select the destination folder on the partition i wanna move it to..but at like 80% winrar popped up a message that only NTFS partions can have files with file size more than 4GB..i hope theres nothing wrong with my windows or my hard disk..and i wanna know if theres a way to move that ISO image..thanx in advance.
 

A:Solved: 15GB free space and it tells me not enough disk space??!!!!!

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So a clients computer would not allow it her to save anything on the pc. I checked the hard drive and it showed 0 available space and 0 free space. The hd was not accesible. I attempted to get into windows utilities but i would get an error saying the rersource was on an unavailable network. I thought it was a damaged hard drive bit the check disk showed no errors. Safe mode showed the hard drive had space and was accesible. I ended up factory restoring the pc. Has anyone encountered this issue. I have a suspicion it could be a new virus. I have never dealt with this kind of issue.

A:available space 0, free space zero on c drive

This one is new to me. Was this after installing the latest updates?

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Is there any way to recapture more free space on the C drive? There is only 9% free right now and the PC is not running as fast as it should.

All the unnecessary programs have been removed as have all the unneeded graphics and files from my desktop and emptied the Recycle Bin.

Thanks again!

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Sempron(tm) 3000+, x86 Family 6 Model 10 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 959 Mb
Graphics Card: VIA/S3G UniChrome IGP, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 33584 MB, Free - 3159 MB; D: Total - 4561 MB, Free - 353 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTek Computer INC., Kelut
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
 

A:Solved: Need more FREE SPACE ON C DRIVE

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okay.. before i start let me inform u that there are numerous threads on this and i have gone through all of em and tried quite a lot of solutions... nothing seemed to help much......
i am running windows xp and i am gonna install windows 7... the windows 7 upgrade advisor says i need 16 gb of free space to install windows 7 (32bit), whereas i have only managed to clean up 11.5 gb of space. my total space (in c drive where xp is installed) is 29.2 gb... i deleted the temp files, downloaded many softwares to clean up etc as mentioned in the forums. but nothing seemed to help much. i checked the c drive and the major space occupying folders are :-
1) documents and settings-( 5 gb after moving contents of my documents to an external hard disk)
2) program files - ( 2.8gb after uninstalling all unwanted softwares..
3) Windows - (4.7 gb)
4) and there are lots of TEC files named "pc_eng.str_0A99CC00_0000927F.tec" and so on which i dont know what to do with!

So any help would be greatly appreciated.........
 

A:Solved: how to free up space on c drive....??

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My Dell Latitude C840 Laptop only has 3% free disk space left on my local drive, well 288MB free space from 9.36GB.

Can you suggest any immediate actions to take which can increase my free disk-space to at least 15%. I tried defragmenting the disk the other day, however it only had 14% free space, meaning i couldn't run the action. Yet today, it's shot down to 3% all of a sudden. The only installations i've made over the last few days is updating my drivers, however i haven't even finished that process yet.

Any suggestions ?

A:[SOLVED] Only 3% Free Space on C Drive

Hi try using this to see what is taking up the space TreeSize Free - Quickly Scan Directory Sizes and Find Space Hogs

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My NTFS non-system partition is now almost well defragmented. However this applies only to small and medium sized files.

There are still approx 40 big files (> 1 GB) which cannot be defragmented because there is no free single (!) space slot where they fit in.

So I need a way to shift all occupied clusters to get free contigous space on my hard disk.
Currently about 150 GB is be free on my partition but divided into thousand of individual chunks.

I tried now half a dozend of defragmenters.
Sad but true: NO (!) one was able to perform this easy operation.

Can someone recommend me a real defragmenter which is able to perform such a "shift" operation?

Thank you
Peter

A:How to shift all free space on hard disk to get contigous free space?

I'm not sure exactly what you have and exactly what you are trying to do.

I personally use Windows 7 built in defrag and have found nothing better.

Windows 7 will put things like Windows 7 wants and needs things put.
The Windows 7 defrag or 3rd party defrag programs doesn't care where you want things put or what order you want them.

As far as I know you will have no control over such things.
You are obviously using a 3rd party defrag tool because you are watching the little colored squares and noticing what looks like free spaces between things. Why things are defragged in the fashion they are I really don't know.
What I do know is Windows 7 defrag put things in the order that Windows 7 wants them and that is what counts.

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XP on a system that has run fine for years. Just recently started doing some deep housekeeping with a lot of removing old programs. Suddenly my email wouldn't display the mail contents (which I figured was a storage problem) sure enough my free space was down to zero. I noticed my pagefile.sys was 2.5gb - so I changed it to 0 (I have 1gb ram). So now I had 2.5 gb free. Went to my mail and read all of my messages. Did some surfing and closed down for the day. Next day, read my mail (deleted 98% of it) got a message that c: was dangerously low. Didn't get any large files via mail - hadn't downloaded anything - hadn't installed anything - couldn't figure out where it went. Looked at each folder and file on c: and they all didn't add up to the drive size. I've spent the last 10 hrs deleteding things so I can run system restore and set it back to an earlier date. But can't get enough space to do that! Something is filling up my space but not in a way that I can find it. HELP! It's driving me crazy......... had AOL AVS running - firewall on - ran spybot - clean disk etc etc
 

A:Solved: Hard drive free space going to zero

Windirstat http://windirstat.info/ is a utility that will help you find files and folders that are using up all your drive space.

You might also try using CCleaner to clean up your browser history, temp files, and cookies. Use Index.dat Suite to clean up index.dat files. Delete old System Restore points, turn off Hybernation (and then delete C:\hiberfil.sys). Delete files in C:\Temp, C:\Windows\Temp, and C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Local Settings\Temp, and C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files.
 

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i ran disc cleanup and defragmented my laptop went through and deleted all the files i could find ichecked everydirectory and still only 120 of 250 free?
 

A:Solved: trying to free up space on hard drive but can only get 120 of 250 gbs?what is

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I have a 140 GB HDD that, at one time before I attempted a backup, had very little space consumed. If I remember correctly, there was about 35GB of operating system and applications on the HDD. This drive has my W7 OS.

I don't recall all of the details but somehow the backup was interrupted. The good news: Everything that was functional still is except that I now have only 7.58GB of free space on the HDD.

I've done a little bit of reading and I think I know what happened. I suspect that while doing a backup, the data is copied to a location on the HDD that will eventually be cleared IF the backup is allowed to conclude normally. Since I interrupted it, I surmise that the free space has now been occupied by the unwanted copy of that data.

My question is: Is there any way (other than reformatting and starting over) that I can retrieve some of that "free space"?
 

A:Solved: Hard Drive with Little Free Space

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System Diagnostics Report
Diagnostic Results

Warnings

Informational

Symptom: D: has less than 15% free disk space
Cause: A logical disk has a low amount of free disk space.
Details: D: has 601 MB free disk space. There is 8% free. Low disk space may cause poor performance and low virtual memory errors
Resolution: 1. Verify disk space is low by viewing the drive using "Computer" from the Start menu.
2. Back up non-critical files and then remove them from the drive.
3. Perform a disk cleanup.
Related: Free up disk space

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Severity: Information
Warning: The average disk queue length is 1.020. The disk may be at its maximum transfer capacity due to throughput and disk seeks
Related: Disk Diagnosis

Basic System Checks

Tests Result Description
OS Checks Passed Checks for attributes of the operating system
Test Groups Tests Failed Description
OS Version Check 1 0 Passed
Disk Checks Failed Checks for disk status
Test Groups Tests Failed Description
SMART Predict Failure Check 1 0 Passed
Logical Disk Dirty Bit Check 1 0 Passed
Free Disk Space Available C: 1 0 Drive C: has 77% free disk space [175691 MB]
Free Disk Space Available D: 1 1 Drive D: has 8% free disk space [601 MB]

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A:Solved: D Drive has less than 15% free disk space

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Hi,

I have a Dell Inspiron 530 with 2.0 G of RAM and a 32-bit operating system. I use Windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 2. My Drive C has 39.9 G, but right now, only 1.52 G is free. In contrast, my Drive D uses only 12 G of its 248 G. I do not know why Dell partitioned my PC's Drive C, which has the OS, to have such little space in comparison with Drive D.

I use Norton 360 almost daily to free up space on my Drive C. It used to get me back to 10% or more of free space. Now, I am lucky to get 5%.

I currently use mainly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, IE version 9, Norton 360, Skype, Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9, my Epson PX-435A printer, Buffalo AirStation Nfiniti router, and a modem.

Over the past few years, I have moved various programs from C to D to help in my battle for drive space. They include Office and Adobe. But lots of stuff keeps accumulating on C.

I am sure there is lots of stuff that I could delete from C without impacting how I use my PC. But what can I safely trash?

Seeking info,

InfoHungry

A:[SOLVED] Dangerously little free space on Drive C

Start by finding out where the space is going on the C: drive.
Download and run tree size free as an administrator:
JAM Software - Windows Freeware

That will show you how and where the space is being used on the C: drive.

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I have installed the main system of windows 7 in SSD as well as update software and driver.
But,another things i installed at HDD.

My question is when i haven't installed other software from Internet,why the SSD space will cut down automatically??

HELP!!!!
 

A:Solved: Why my SSD space did always cut down space of free???HELP!!!

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Msinfo and defrag tell me I have a total of about 38Gb with about 14GB free and 24Gb in use.

A program called Treesize calculates that my files take up about 16Gb.

If Treesize is right, I wonder what that 8Gb, the difference between the 24Gb in use and the 16Gb taken up with files, is being used for?

Should I get more Gb's on my hard drive, and, if so, how do I do that?

Thanks, grandpaw
 

A:Solved: Calculating the free space on my hard drive

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i have C drive of 27.4 GB in total (NTFS). on my computer it shows that C drive has only 1.20 GB free,, at times it says 780 MB free. it keeps on changing every time i chk it.. where as wen i select all the folder and files (including hidden folders) it shows only 16.2 GB taken up. this had happened earlier also.. i ran chkdsk and the proble was resolved. but now wen i run chkdsk it gets stuck t 4%. (67098th record.) HDD self test and scandisk show no problem.
plz help!

A:[SOLVED] Doesn't show correct free space in C Drive!

check system restore disable and re enable

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Recently, it seems I'm having some issues with my C-drive. I'm using an Acer Aspire laptop thats running Windows Vista Basic. It has a 68.7 GB C-drive and a 68.5 GB D-drive. Today I noticed that the memory for my C-drive was almost entirely used up (I hadn't noticed or really checked this before, so I don't know if this is sudden or if this has been the case for awhile). I found out because I when I tried to save a large audio file (WAV, 60:00 long) the computer told me that I did not have enough space to save the file.

Now, I have (or, rather had) a lot of music on my computer. The thing is, I have always stored all of it in the D-drive, and not the C-drive. But due to the space-warning, and due the fact that I am not the brightest bulb when it comes to computers, I just went ahead and took all the music off my computer. Just to make sure (and also, I have no idea what elese it could have been). It left my D-drive squeaky clean, but my C-drive is still telling me that it's almost out of memory (3.42 GB free out of 68.7, as of now).

So, in order to tell where all this used-up space is coming from, I clicked properties on all the sections under C-drive and checked the size. For everything combined, not including "Users" (didn't include because of the music thing) and it totals up to 22 GB. Which is fine. Users, however, by itself totals up to 32.3 GB. The culprit is my profile, which when I check its properties, tells me that its 32.1 GB in size. However, when ... Read more

A:[SOLVED] C Drive Free Space Issue (absolute beginner here)

Anyone have any idea? I'm extremely new to this, so there is a good chance that I have overlooked even the most obvious answers.

EDIT: I just checked back with my C-drive, and I now have 4.44 GB free. I didn't do anything though to gain that memory.

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does anybody know why i have 1.10 GB free space in Safe Mode and 804 MB free space in Normal? thanks. and i know that 804 MB free space isnt alot, this is a pretty small harddrive from what the computer says it is .
 

A:1.10 GB free space in Safe Mode, in Normal 804 MB free space?

Just guessing here but not everything lots in Safe Mode so it is not using the same that it does with a Normal boot up.
 

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So I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X61t, it's roughly two months old. Comes with a 160GB HDD (148GB actual) with about 8GB taken for the restore/repair partition leaving 140GB free for the standard system partition.

When I look at the drive (either on the computer or on the drive properties) it says I have roughly 24GB of free space remaining. The problem is I can't account for 116GB worth of stuff, only about 65GB (based on the files in my documents, program files, windows, etc).

I'm making sure I show all system and all hidden files and I'm still only coming up with about 65GB. So I'm really not sure where the other 50GB is.

What I've done so far:
- Ran a full virus scan with AVG = nothing was found
- Ran Check Disk = no errors reported
- Defrag Analysis = only a 4% fragmentation
- Spybot and AdAware = nothing detected beyond the standard cookie nonsense
- Deleted old system restore points = freed up 20GB of mystery space (it used to be 70GB missing).
- Did the clean file to remove history, temp files, error dumps, hibernation files, etc off the drive = got about 5GB from that.

Given than I freed up 20GB by deleting system restore points, I'm not sure if there might be other things I'm missing that are holding the other 50 hostage. I read in post on a different forum where someone had lost 8GB to Norton AV's recycler. I don't have Norton AV installed mind you but who knows what Vista or the Lenovo ThinkPad software (there'... Read more

A:Solved: Missing Hard Drive Free Space (50GB worth)

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Am I the only one to notice and complain over this in W8.1.

This morning a new Adobe Flash update has appeared, KB3079777. The update is sized at 17.9mb. Nothing is running on the PC, its idle and with no disk activity. Free space is 55.4GB. I apply the update and free space immediately falls to 54.9gb. This behaviour is consistent with every such patch applied. Now over time, that space will return which suggests that something else is going on here. But what ?

A:Free disk space & space used by a single Flash Update.

Looks like it is just me then. Today brought a 4.6Mb W8.1>W10 computability update. My free space changed from 55.2Gb to 54.7Gb.

Sounds about right. Ho hum....

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I know that the above thread title has already been addressed in the past but none of them have solved my problem till now.
I have already read following threads-

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-...partition.html
http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...anagement.html
http://www.sevenforums.com/performan...ree-space.html
Cannot extend volume (disk management) although "free space" exists

The problem is that the free space in the screenshot below cannot be deleted to make an unallocated space nor can it be used to create a new volume. Also the c: & d: drives are not able to extend from the free space available thus rendering those 92.89 GB useless.

I have also tried the help in the second link given above; i.e by using the partition wizard (i used a bootable usb for the same) i tried to convert the free space to primary partition, but that option(convert to primary) too was greyed out in the partition wizard when i tried to do so. The other option to resize the partition was also greyed out in the same partition wizard.

I also executed the chkdsk /f in an elevated command window as suggested in the first link. But no error was encountered and my laptop is working fine. I just want to recover that free space.

PN1: Previously I had ubuntu(root) installed on the partition which now is the free space of 92.89 GB. As I no longer required ubuntu i removed it as per the instructions in the given video, which i was successful in doing.

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A:How do I delete the free space to make it unallocated space

Hello apple byte and welcome to Seven Forums.

If I missed this in your post, I apologize. But what happens if you assign a drive letter to the free space? Can you then delete and use disk management or partition wizard to extend the C partition?

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Help pease,
My computer keeps saying i'm running out of space. I have deleted everything i can think of. I got rid of movies/videos, all downloads, and all music. Still it says i don't have enough space. In fact the red line keeps going up & down. one minute i have 1.98 gb free then all of a sudden i look again and now i only have 1.18 gb freee, and i haven't changed anything. I have followed all your steps; i downloaded the malware & antivirus. the antivirus says there's no infected files, the malware just had registry files infected.....below is the log report after the malware scan...................

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.22
Database version: 972
Windows 6.0.6000

12:16:33 AM 7/21/2008
mbam-log-7-21-2008 (00-16-28).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 35103
Time elapsed: 6 minute(s), 25 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 7
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\fis.amo.1 (Adware.SmartShopper) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\fis.ohb.1 (Adware.SmartShopper) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\fis.momo.1 (Adware.SmartShopper) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\UpMedia (Adware.SmartShopper) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CURRENT... Read more

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Hi, I've noticed sometimes that the Free Space on my harddrives won't reflect changes I've made. For example, on my 28.6gb F: drive, I had about 586mb free. I just deleted a video file of about 700 mb, so it should be up to about 1.2 gb. Oddly enough, its still at 586mb. I emptied the recycle bin of course.

Is there a way to recalculate disc space? I have Windows XP and I do have Norton System Works. This isn't the first time disc space hasn't matched recent actions. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Free Space inaccuracies?? Calculating disc space?

If the video wasn't in My Docs then 'System Restore' in XP may have recorded the change to enable a future restore. To record a 700mb deletion that it may be asked to restore back takes 700mb.
System restore ignores the My Docs folder so the above is irrelevant if the video was deleted from that location.
 

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HELP PLEASE... uninsstalling software...not enough disk space...please free space http://www.vistax64.com/images/smilies/cry.gif

when i try to install software it comes up with (drive)not enough disk space..when i have 30gb left..

when i attempt to create a restore point twice 1st came up with 0x80070070 and 2nd was

when i load a picture it says not enough picture please close some apps/free up disk space

when i uninstall a software it says an error occured while writing installation information to disk.check to make sure enough disk space is available, and click retry or cancel end the ..

my computer has 1 harddrive split into C and D partitions...its an ACER 57357 with 4gb ram,2.16ghz-667mhz fsb-1mb l2 cache, 320gb harddrive, 4500m intergrated graphics

A:HELP PLEASE... uninsstalling software...not enough disk space...please free space

Originally Posted by npm1


HELP PLEASE... uninsstalling software...not enough disk space...please free space http://www.vistax64.com/images/smilies/cry.gif

when i try to install software it comes up with (drive)not enough disk space..when i have 30gb left..

when i attempt to create a restore point twice 1st came up with 0x80070070 and 2nd was

when i load a picture it says not enough picture please close some apps/free up disk space

when i uninstall a software it says an error occured while writing installation information to disk.check to make sure enough disk space is available, and click retry or cancel end the ..

my computer has 1 harddrive split into C and D partitions...its an ACER 57357 with 4gb ram,2.16ghz-667mhz fsb-1mb l2 cache, 320gb harddrive, 4500m intergrated graphics




We could use a screenshot of your disk management console

Ken

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Hi

We just placed a new Dell Dimension. It has a 40 Gig hard drive.

User keeps getting this message:

DISK FREE SPACE HAS DROPPED BELOW THE MINIMUM THRESHOLD. FREE UP SPACE ON YOUR HARD DISK DRIVE BY:

1. BACKING UP YOUR DATA TO A TAPE BACKUP, ZIP OR NETWORK DRIVE
2. DELETE UNUSED FILES

IF YOU ARE UNSURE WHICH FILES ARE SAFE TO MOVE OR DELETE, CONTACT YOUR HELP DESK OR CONSULT YOUR SOFTWARE MANUALS.

This machine has over 30 gigs of free space. It's impossible that there is a disk space issue.

Any ideas what could be causing this? Some sort of mis-communication or setting?

Thanks
 

A:Disk Space Error - 30 Gigs free space

It should be a configuration setting. I'd call Dell if you just got this machine. Their "english" is a little suspect though. It sounds like some hokey Dell software reminding you to back up your drive. When does the message appear? After it boots?
 

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How do I merge the 18 gb system drive, that has no drive letter, with my c: Drive.

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A:Runnig out of disk space...7% of free space left.

You can not merge it. Right click on it and try to shrink it to about 350MB.

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I have a TOSHIBA Satellite L305-S5933. It has a 250gb of hard space. About 225gb after formatting. Its about two years old.

I had only 4.37gb of free space so I decided to free up some space. I deleted more than 50gb of movies from the drive and it still shows the same 4.37gb of free space. How can I fix this?
 

A:Solved: Large deletions aren't showing up as free hard drive space on Toshiba Laptop

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Hi, for months my C: (120 SSD) had only 2GB left of free space. So I finally purchased a 250GB SSD to replace it with. I received the drive last week and the box has been sitting on my desk. This morning I noticed that all of a sudden my C: drive is no longer in the red... I now have 30GB of free space. How can this be? I didnt uninstall any programs! All that occured on my PC is a windows update the other night...

Possible explanations?

A:Why did I suddenly go from 2GB free space to 30GB free space??

There is the system maintenance troubleshooter that runs at 1am.
Issues it looks for:
-Troubleshooting history is taking up disk space
-Broken shortcuts
-System time is set incorrectly
-There are icons on the desktop that haven't been used in 3 months.
-Disk volume errors
-Error reports are taking up disk space

Could be disk cleanup, you could also try running that as well. It now has the new mode windows update cleanup which removed older updates that have been unnecessary as new ones replaced it. That will save you even more space.

Maybe a program updated as well.

With all these combinations it can be possible you received a good chunk of free space. However, since you stated you have not run disk cleanup or have done anything, windows might have went nutz and has been wrong about your disk usage and just now got it right.(I am thinking this is the case.)

Or you have not restarted in awhile, and this is when disk information is updated.

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Running vista home premium 64-bit with 600GB HDD. When I open "Computer" it shows graphically and numerically the used and free space on my drives. C - normally shows 310 GB free of 585 GB, D - Factory image - 1.47 GB free of 11.1 GB, K - HP Pocket media drive 237 GB free of 465 GB. The problem I am having applies only to C, with the others remaining unchanged. The graphical representation of free/used space is in blue and white normally. Here is the problem. The last couple of weeks when I open"Computer", I sometimes get C - 50.6 GB free of 585 GB and the graphical representation is in red, not blue. I got an error message the other day that I did not have free space to do what I wanted to do. When I checked free space it was showing, in red, free space of 50 GB instead of the normal 300 plus GB. As soon as I reboot the free space is shown as the correct amount - 300 plus GB. Anyone know what is going on and how I correct it?
 

A:Used space/free space on HDD erroneous readings

I would cleanup like this

on your normal login

get a cmd prompt and enter cleanmgr

do it again using an admin login

Then verify the free vs total space
 

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It's my first post here and apologies if this has been answered recently; I did a search but didn't find anything. I have a Dell Dimension 8250/Pentium 4 running Windows XP with Service Pack 2. My hard drive is 120 GB and I have it partitioned with my c: being 8 GB, using NTFS format.

The problem is that I only have a few hundred meg of free space on c: even though I do not install any programs nor save any data to it. I have done all the usual things; emptied the recycle bin, deleted temp files, even moved my ServicePack files to another partition. I purchased Partition Magic in the hopes of making c: larger but I get a warning saying that c: may be unbootable if I do so.

SO... I have a few questions:
1) If I increase the size of c: beyond 8 GB, will my drive really become unbootable if using NTFS and Windows XP or is this only a problem with NT?
2) How can I free up more space on c:? Both hubby and I have separate log-in profiles so under c:\documents and settings we both have all sorts of files with application data for various programs that are installed on other partitions. Do these need to stay on c: and if not, how do I move them?
3) Some programs, for example my HP printer driver, do not allow me to choose which drive on which to install, so they end up on c. Is there any way to force these to install onto other partitions?
4) Can I move my Fonts folder to another partition and how do I access it there?

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A:Can't Free Up Space On Drive C:

If you are saving a lot of data in your My Documents folders then you can move these to another partition to free up space on the C: drive. This article has more information.

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Hi guys,

I recently acquired a legit copy of windows and i have SP2 installed. However, I end up only having 635 mb of space on C drive. I dunno if this is the forum. If not, mods please move?

I recently had to reinstall windows because of an infection. I reformatted the C drive during installation. Would that have anything to do with it?

Thanks guys!
 

A:635 MB free space on C drive

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Every now and then it seems that I've lost app. 15 GB of free space on the OS drive - SSD 120 GB. Tried Win Disk Cleanup, but it doesn't seem to respond. And it's NOT because I've installed new apps... anyone?

A:About 15 GB gone from free space on OS drive?

What anti-virus application do you use?

How much space do you have allotted to System Restore and have you checked it lately?

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Now, I have an 80 gig c-drive, it's so full it won't even let automatic updates, update . do to the fact there is not enough room. now i need to know what to do there is less than 6% space left . I have a d-drive of 350 gigs which is empty. my question is, how do I get more space on my c-drive so things will work properly and faster?????
 

A:free up space on c drive

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Hello
i have got 2 partitions one with 800GB (D) and one with 130GB (C) and here is also where the windows is installed,now i have only got 8GB of space left on C and as i looked whats taking all the space there because i got only one game mode installed there that take 9GB of space (In "Users" folder) and i found out that my windows folder weigh is almost 80GB that crazy.
someone have good options of how to clear some space?
I am also using Ccleaner and Disk Cleanup from the properties on the partition.
between the last time i formatted my computer was before 4-5 years so i think this is the only solution but i would like to hear other options before i will do that.
Thanks for helping

A:i have no more free space on my drive

Can I ask why you put Windows on the smaller partition? And why make the partition for Windows so small? I'm not being mean, I'm just simply inquiring. What do you put on the other partition? Can you just buy another 1TB HDD to throw in there(around $40), and just unpartition the first HDD and dedicate that one to Windows and the 2nd one to storage?

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I have the Alienware M14XR2 with an i7-3610QM CPU @ 2.30GHz and 12 GB of ram but my C drive is completely filled up. My C Drive has 40.8 gigs of memory total and less than 1 gig is available. I have a solid state drive installed that has more than enough memory for me but it seems like my OS and everything that I have is taking up all the room on my C Drive causing everything to slow down. I'm not tech illiterate but I am not great with computers. With that in mind, what would be the best way to free up space on my C Drive and is there a way to make things download to my D Drive instead of my C Drive. I get messages saying there isn't enough space on my C Drive to install programs which is insanely annoying. I have moved to my D Drive all my music and a few pictures but that didn't free up THAT much space. Help me please...I'm desperate.

A:Please help me free up space on my C Drive.

This tutorial may help you:
Disk Cleanup - Open and Use

Please fill up your system specs so anyone can help you in your problems in any thread.
System Info - See Your System Specs

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Hello,
I have a Lenovo laptop that has 3 drives - C, Q and S.

S is called: SERVICEV003 and shows 380 MB free of 1.46 GB.
Q is called: Lenovo and shows 3.76 MB free of 9.76 GB.
C is called: SW_Preload and shows 13.5 GB free of 137 GB.

I found a question in your forum that was dated in March 29, 2010 that is similar to the one I'm going to ask. My C drive was just showing in the red and I followed the steps in the March 2010 to delete temp files and whatnot. Now, I even did the HiJack this download and have a copy of the file that it created. I would like to know what I can delete from this file, gaining me more space on my C drive.

Here is the list:
Update for Microsoft Office 2007 (KB2508958)
Update for Microsoft Office 2007 (KB2508958)
2007 Microsoft Office system
32 Bit HP CIO Components Installer
Acrobat.com
Acrobat.com
Adobe AIR
Adobe AIR
Adobe Community Help
Adobe Community Help
Adobe Flash Player 11 ActiveX
Adobe Flash Player 11 Plugin
Adobe Photoshop Elements 9
Adobe Photoshop.com Inspiration Browser
Adobe Photoshop.com Inspiration Browser
Adobe Premiere Elements 9
Adobe Premiere Elements 9
Adobe Reader X (10.1.4)
ALPS Touch Pad Driver
Amazon MP3 Downloader 1.0.15
Apple Application Support
Apple Mobile Device Support
Apple Software Update
Bonjour
Broadcom Gigabit Integrated Controller
Broadcom WLAN
Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2007 SP2
Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2007 SP2
Conexant HD Audio
D3DX10
DirectX 9 Runtime
DirectXInstallService
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A:Want to free up space on my C drive

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Hi, I have tried all the usual things to free up space on my harddrive and not much changes. I've deleted old files, removed programs, deleted temp files, disc clean up, everything and I still have no free space 2.31 GB... what can I do?? I need more space.

A:no free space on drive c

Hello corrina87,

After running the usual apps (disk cleanup,defragmentation) and uninstalling unused

programs you find that you still don't have enough HDD space it maybe time to consider

upgrading or adding another HDD either internally or by an external drive.

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I need to find out how to free up space on my C Drive. Right now I only have 2% free. I tried to run my disk defragmenter, but I got a warning that it needs 15% in order to run properly. My disk cleanup dosen't seem to work for me either. I'm thinking I should delete or move some stuff on my C Drive, but I'm not sure what the best way is for me to do this. I don't want to accidently delete something important, but I'm sure I have stuff on there that I'm not useing and don't need
I appear to be running 32-bit, Windows 2000 Professional, Service Pack 4v5.0.2195, if this is helpful to know.

I sure would appriciate some info to help me with this, please.
 

A:How to free up space on my C drive

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I have acer aspire 5100 laptop. And I was wondering if there is a way that the c drive can be ran with the d drive to have more hard disk space.If not then is there a program that will clean the c drive from all previous programs that have been uninstalled but still take up space that can`t be regained? I have dual prossesor with two hard disk. Windows Vista home premium.

A:C drive low on free space

Try using ccleaner (im my signiture) to try and clear up some space. You can combine the D drive but make sure its not a recovery partition. To combine them go to start and look in the search for "disk managment" but make sure you know what you are doing :D

also check the recycle bin make sure that you get rid off all that you dont need

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Hi all.
i have installed 7 SP1 32bit on my Dell Inspiron 1520

My installation drive C is totally 18.5 Mb and have 4.5 M.b free space.

Is that enough free space or should i increase the size of the drive ?

A:How much free space for drive c ?

My installation drive C is totally 18.5 Mb and have 4.5 M.b free space.Is that after installation Windows7 or ...........?When you have this after installation than is this in theory enough.But you must not forget, that when you work with Windows and other programs, that Windows and the other stored data on your drive and than is 4.5 mb not enough.My advice in this: Delete older programs what you don't use anymore or buy a new hd with more store space.When you had 20 mb free space than was this in practical enough, but now, I am sorry.

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I restored my operating system and now I have very little free space on my C: Drive. I'm not able to install any new software programs. I only have on my computer what was on there when I purchased it.
 

A:Not Enough Free Space on C: Drive

Have you ran Disk Cleanup and selected all the options?

To access it select Start, Programs, Accessories, and System.
 

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I have only 5% free space on C Drive. I dumped Big Fish games totally, all but one game on Wild Games, Firefox, (I kept IE & Safari) Dumped a lot of stuff off the desk top, removed a lot of big sites from Bookmarks I've run C Cleaner reg clean, & Malware Bytes. I am including my Hijack results. I'm pretty sure I need to dump a bunch of stuff from registry, but I know nothing about what is safe to remove. What to do, what to do?EDIT; Deleted 2 post to misplaced log topic and move topic from XP to Malware Removal Logs ~ Hamluis.

A:C Drive low on free space

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Hello,

I have an issue that likely has already been covered, yet the solutions I've found / tried have not given me the desired results.

About 4 months ago I had an issue with my C drive filling up. I ran through some solutions such as reducing the amount of space taken up by System Restore, by Recycle Bin. I've cleared out the C:\Windows\Prefetch folder. Not too long ago I was at about 4 Gb of free space. Any software installs are done to the D or F drives but still I'm in the space issue scenario.

Statistics of my Computer:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel Pentium III Xeon processor, x86 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2013 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 3470 - Dell Optiplex, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 66125 MB, Free - 0 MB; D: Total - 86451 MB, Free - 7903 MB; F: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 771767 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0M858N
Antivirus: McAfee VirusScan Enterprise, Updated: No, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

The C drive was at 7 Mb of free space, but when I deleted files the free space actually went down. My F drive is an external USB drive.

I only have 7 root folders on my C drive. The Windows folder of course takes up the bulk of the space at 53.5 Gb. The other big one is Program Files at 8.8Gb. Any thoughts on where the space goes? I don't even do anything and the space decreases.

Thanks.
 

A:C drive has no free space

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