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How do i free up space on my start up disk?

I JUST bought the 80GB smart disk, my FIRST ONE EVER. so forgive me if the answer to my question is very obvious. i moved my whole itunes library to the external hard drive and i STILL don't have enough space on my start up disk (btw, is that synonymous with my internal hard drive?) to update my software. WHY?????

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Re: how do i free up space on my start up disk?

Your problem is the space is it?i think on top of moving your itune library u should move all other less important files to any external storage and see whether this will solve the problem.

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