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I am not able to save any file on desktop.

When i save a file over desktop a message appears the disk is full but there is 33 gb space left in c drive.
and on c drive icon in my computer there is a a wimdow symbol appears, i also dont know what it means.
please suggest what i do?

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  • Lalit Varadpande
    Lalit Varadpande May 11, 2010

    windows icon is because the OS is loaded there..can u save on other partitions?

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There is size restrictions for users in vista.... i think this is one such crappy problem in vista since it is the administrator... i have seen settings to change this size restriction in control panel...

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It gives error that your hard drive have 1mb free space


1. Go in control panel Add or remove programs or programs and features then uninstall the programs that you don't use or havn't used in a long time.
2. Go in control panel Folder options view tab at the top. Look for Hidden files and folders put a tic in show hidden files and folders.
Go in My Computer/Computer Click on the c drive then windows folder delete the update folders that have a $ infront of the name of the folders. Go back to Folder Options/View tab at the top. Hidden files and folders put a tic in Do not show hidden files and folders.
3. Right click on Rec bin choose empty rec bin.
4. Go in control panel / Internet Options clcik on settings next to the first delete button from the top then click on view files. On the upper roght clcik on edit/Organize choose select all. Then hit your delete key on your folder yes to conferm. Click on ok then in the next window click on delete button next the settings button you clicked on before.
5. Open notepad type del %temp% /q then save the file to your desktop name it Del.bat cloce everything out and double click the del file on your desktop.
6. Open the run command Hold the windows key down (left of the space bar on your keyboard) Press the r key. Type in %temp% Delete all the files and folders you can in that folder.
7. Right click on Rec bin choose empty rec bin.

If it still says low disk space I suggest saving your personal files and reinstall your oem system disk or add a second disk drive.
Terry

Apr 03, 2014 | Operating Systems

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Windows XP: How to run Disk Cleanup


Disk Cleanup is a file deletion utility that comes pre-installed in most Windows operating systems. It is a good, simple tool to use to free up disk space and to get rid of files that you don't need. Here are the steps to run Disk Cleanup in Windows XP:

A. Click on the Start button.

B. Click on My Computer. (If there is no My Computer icon on your Start menu, you can typically find it on the desktop.)

C. Right click on your hard drive (usually, this will be the C: drive) and select Properties.

D. Under the General tab, click the button labeled Disk Cleanup.

E. The program will take a little while to load while it figures out file sizes and locations. Once it finishes, the Disk Cleanup window will appear. The files you can delete to reclaim hard drive space are grouped by type (Temporary Internet Files, Office Setup Files, etc.) Next to each file type will be the amount of disk space you'll gain by deleting those files, and underneath the file types you can see a description of the currently-selected file type. Decide which files you can delete, and put a check mark next to those types. (If you're not sure which files are included in a certain group, you can click the View Files button below the description to see the exact files in question.)

F. Once you've selected all of the file types you want, click OK.

G. A confirmation box will appear; choose Yes to remove the files. Depending on how many files you chose to delete, the removal may go quickly or it might take a minute or two. Once it finishes, the Disk Cleanup window will close.

on Sep 28, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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Error message 1324. The path My Pictures contains an invalid character. Version 2.5.2.36 Can I remove? Can I update so my Quickbooks program can update? Need help please!


There are 3 possible reasons why you are getting this error message:

1. An invalid character in QuickBooks installation path.
2. An incorrect path setting in the Windows registry.
3.Insufficient hard drive space available to install the QuickBooks program.

To fix this problem, please do the following:
  1. Restart your computer, and reinstall QuickBooks.
  2. Confirm that at least 2.5 GB of disk space is available for installing QuickBooks (Quickbooks 2010 requires 1.5GB of disk space):
    1. Double-click the Computer (for Windows 7 or Vista) or My Computer (for Windows XP) icon on your Windows desktop.
    2. Note the amount of free space shown in the window next to the drive letter where QuickBooks is being installed:
      • If the amount of free space is less than 1 GB, free up disk space before installing QuickBooks or install QuickBooks on a different drive.
      • If the amount of free space is greater than 1 GB, proceed with step 2.
  3. Remove invalid characters from the QuickBooks installation path:
    1. Right-click the Windows Start button and select Explore.
    2. Navigate to the path shown in the error:
      • If there are non-alphanumeric characters in the name of any folder in the installation path, right-click the folder and select Rename to remove them, and then reinstall QuickBooks.
      • If there are only alphanumeric characters in the installation path, proceed with step 3.
  4. Create a new user in Windows to rewrite any Windows registry settings that may be causing the error and log in as that user to install QuickBooks.
Note: You must be logged in as a Windows administrator or as a member of the Administrator group to add a new user.
If this solution does not resolve the issue, you can read discussions and post messages and questions relating to your issue on the Intuit QuickBooks Community site for free, or you can contact a technical support agent for additional guidance. Fees may apply.
  1. Restart your computer, and reinstall QuickBooks.
  2. Confirm that at least 2.5 GB of disk space is available for installing QuickBooks (Quickbooks 2010 requires 1.5GB of disk space):
    1. Double-click the Computer (for Windows 7 or Vista) or My Computer (for Windows XP) icon on your Windows desktop.
    2. Note the amount of free space shown in the window next to the drive letter where QuickBooks is being installed:
      • If the amount of free space is less than 1 GB, free up disk space before installing QuickBooks or install QuickBooks on a different drive.
      • If the amount of free space is greater than 1 GB, proceed with step 2.
  3. Remove invalid characters from the QuickBooks installation path:
    1. Right-click the Windows Start button and select Explore.
    2. Navigate to the path shown in the error:
      • If there are non-alphanumeric characters in the name of any folder in the installation path, right-click the folder and select Rename to remove them, and then reinstall QuickBooks.
      • If there are only alphanumeric characters in the installation path, proceed with step 3.
  4. Create a new user in Windows to rewrite any Windows registry settings that may be causing the error and log in as that user to install QuickBooks.
Note: You must be logged in as a Windows administrator or as a member of the Administrator group to add a new user.
If this solution does not resolve the issue, you can read discussions and post messages and questions relating to your issue on the Intuit QuickBooks Community site for free, or you can contact a technical support agent for additional guidance. Fees may apply.

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I need to free up disk space


As a starter , you have to press the start button on your lower left, then choose all programs.. After selecting ( all programs ), select ( accessories) , then select system tools and last but not the least my friend, select disc cleanup. I hope this would solve your hard disk problem. If not, another option is that you have to delete any existing movies or game files that you don't use anymore. Frome your desktop, press the right button on your mouse pointing to what ever game or movie files that you need to delete. Select ( properties ), then select ( find target ) . When you found the main files of ether games nor movies, point your mouse pointer from the upper right part of all files then while holding or pressing down the right mouse button dragging somewhat a line to the bottom right of all files and dragging the mouse pointer to the lower left part of all files highlighting every files. When you released the right mouse button a choice will appear, select ( delete ). Have a nice day ! ! !

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Disk full error on file save...


Hello,


It seems that you Hard Drive is full. You may either choose to upgrade the Hard Drive, or you can compress or even delete some of your data. There are also programs that will search for duplicate files on your system. This website is one example of that. http://www.easyduplicatefinder.com/
I hope I answered your question. Have a great day.

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Why does my pc freeze when playing flash and 3d games i already updated all my driver but still i cant play any games, i crashed!!!! i cant even run the direct3d test in dxdiag, lately error message i...


well the problem is you graphics card is a lttle bit old now and the driver update doesn't work properly for that i my self personnel used a fx 5200 card and when i updated to a news drive i couldn't even played the game that work properly before in your situation you have not mention the driver version you updated to i thing it is 1xx.xx please uninstall the current driver and go back to a 9x.xx or 8x.xx version driver give an google search for nvidia driver archive,or try softpedia good luck please update me with your progress

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Gurb hangs after installing ubuntu on raid 0. I left a 500 Mb /Boot (marked as bootable), 1,7 Gb swap on each disk and /root and /home partitions on raid 0 disks each. Installation gave me no problems but...


Hi,
I too upgraded from Ubuntu 9.04 to Ubuntu 9.10 using wubi, the Windows ubuntu installer. Everything was fine, and I even admired the beautiful desktop, added KDE. I was very impressed until came the time to reboot. Grub hung. I entered the console and tried to repair: To no avail.
I reinstalled Ubuntu/Gnome without installing KDE. All went fine until the time to reboot. It hung again. After several trials, I decided to go back to Ubuntu 9.04.

From what I could gather on the Internet, it has to do with the new type of file system ext4. If only I had the choice to use it or not.

Since I was using wubi and was not offered the choice to install the ext4 file system, I do not know whether that choice is offered on a full scale installation without wubi. You might try to find out if you can customize the installation process and not select the ext4 file system, if possible.

One remark concerning the amount of swap space you are setting aside. In my opinion that's too much: I have a 2GB RAM, about 300MB swap space, and each time I monitor swap usage I find it very low to nil.

Concerning Ubuntu 9.10, I will wait until the bug(?) is fixed before upgrading. Good luck to you

I hope it helps
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Low disk space on Vista Home Premium


hi this is kamal,

pls try to format your system and install windows file in your c drives and this problem will not come again./


if it comes so pls let me know

regards
kamal singh

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Space issue in system root drive


Just at a guess, you might not have your view settings to display hidden or system files. If so, you will not see the system page file.

Also, the system does not show space reserved for PC health (system recovery). How much RAM is installed on your server? How long has it been in service? The backup files for PC health may be using up a huge percent of your drive.

There are also tons of update files from Microsoft stored in the Windows directory one can safely remove.

If you would like me to remote into your system, we can arrange for a time for a remote session and I can take a look at the space on your hard drive.

Let me know if that would be something you'd like to try.

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