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  • stevedietch Feb 11, 2012

    D drive is almost completely empty. How to free up D drive space for use with C.

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    fixed with recovery discs.

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You an Delete some stuff.

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Use third party software to move free space from your D drive to C drive. Windows built-in disk management tool can only shrink D drive, but cannot add the unllocated space to C drive. http://www.extend-partition.com/help/resize-partition.html

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1) Delete any programs/applications that you do not use.
DO NOT mess with Windows files!

2) Copy off any documents you have created, or downloaded to make more room.

3) Use a registry cleaner. Everytime you go to a website you pick up cookies.
Harmless, but they take up room.
(When you go back to the website they will be picked up again, anyway)

When you delete programs/applications there are 'tidbits' left behind.
Fragmented files. These also take up needless room.

I use CCleaner. Reasoning?
It's a program that is FREE, and works as well, if not better, than paid for registry cleaners.

Information on Wikipedia,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ccleaner

Home page,

http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner

Click on Download in the green rectangle with the white down arrow.
Go to the left column under the Ccleaner Free heading, then click on
FileHippo.com

Go to the far right, and click on the blue - Download Latest Version (3.42MB)
A small window will come up on the right.

Click on Save File.
Another small window will come up on the left.
In the heading, the wording tells you where the file will download to.
BEFORE you click on OK;

It may have Desktop, or My Documents, or Downloads, in the wording.
Write it down.

[ For Vista and Win7 it will be Desktop, Documents, and Downloads ]

Desktop: The file will be on your Desktop screen.

My Documents: Click on Start, then My Documents.
[Vista and Win7: Click on the Windows logo button, then Documents ]

Downloads: Click on Start, then My Documents. DOUBLE-click on Downloads.

[ Vista and Win7: Click on the Windows logo button, then Documents.
DOUBLE-click on Downloads ]

When you see the file DOUBLE-click on it. Follow the easy instructions.

If you wish basic guidance in using Ccleaner, post back in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

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