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My acer netbook "D" drive is nearly full

Icon green robot low disc space i have 7.40 mb of space left, bought external hard drive but drive still full, because its binary i dont know what to delete to create more space. can you help

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    Walesarumi Nov 28, 2012

    Did you select option for C: and subfolders? in the process of compressing?

  • fiona Nov 28, 2012

    no just c folders doing it know thank you

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    hard drive memory available down to 50 MB

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Hello,

Go to your drive C:, right-click, scroll down to "properties".

An option will pop-out. Look towards the down part and select Compress...... Then click "this"< then "OK".

This will compress your hard-drive and give you more space.

I hope you understand this.

Good luck.

Posted on Nov 28, 2012

  • fiona Nov 28, 2012

    Thank you just done that but it has not made any difference to the D drive space

  • fiona Nov 28, 2012

    have i missed something? the c drive doesn't look any smaller.

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SOURCE: C: Drive space issue

Hello
if you have to little space on your C partition you can resize it, if you using vista.

1. right click on my computer->manage
2. choose storage->disk management
3. right click on the C volume and extend volume
4. put more space on C and then OK. that should solv your problem

you can also move your swap file to D: that gonna save some space on C.
1. rightclick on computer ->properties
2. click advanced system settings
3. click on the advanced tab settings on performance.
4. choose advanced tab->change
5. click on D: and write a custom size(it should be double of your amount of ram)
6. click set
7. then click C in same window and choose "no paging file"
8. click set and ok, then restart your computer.

good luck dont forget to vote.

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

bpcs
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Unless I am mistaken, the D drive or partition is the partition that contains the restore feature for yor laptop. This may or may not be hidden system files. As far as the available free space on your C drive, you WILL need to either delete files and/or backup and delete files. Image files, music files, cookies temp files take up a lot of disk space. Try this and I think you will find more free space. BPCS

Posted on Dec 24, 2007

down_grunger
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SOURCE: Desperate for C:drive space!!

unfortunatly u cant expand a hard drives allocated space past its original limitations. your only options are to buy a new 2.5'' hard drive, a external hard drive or a cheap secure digital card. u can pick sd card up for around £4 a 1gb.
look in second hand electrical retailers for cheap options.

hope that helps.

kev

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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SOURCE: MY LAPTOP IS DOING NOTHING BECAUSE MY C DRIVE IS

If you don't care about your data and don't need to back anything up, you can reinstall windows straight from the disc you have. If you do care about your data, you'll have to hook up another drive. Unfortunately, it seems like your problems are beyond the point of just hooking up a drive and copying files.

I'll give you two parts. First, how to reinstall windows. Second, how to copy files. Once again, if you care about your data you should skip down to the second part now.

1. Put your windows cd into your drive and reboot. Your screen should pop up with a message that says "Press any key to boot to cd." If it does not, reboot again, and this time go to your Setup screen. This is usually done by pressing the "F2" key or "DEL" key initially upon booting. Once you are in your setup screen, you need to change the Boot order to go to CD before it goes to Hard Disk.

Once you've booted up to your cd, you will be run through a windows installer that will let you partition and reformat your computer to do a new installation of windows.

2. The best way to copy your files when your hard disk fails or you can't recognize drives is to run a live version of linux. Ubuntu is what I use. Don't be scared now! Linux is very user-friendly, graphical, and easy to navigate these days. You don't need to know any code to run it or use it. You will need to download Ubuntu Linux on another machine and burn the CD, as I assume your computer won't handle downloading and burning a cd image. Once you have your Ubuntu CD, all you do is reboot with it in your drive and choose to Try the live version of Ubuntu. This will not take up any hard drive space and it won't overwrite your files. Ubuntu will simply be running in your memory space and allow you to access your computer and external drive so you can backup your files.

Good luck!

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Very likely the answer is yes, IF: 1) there is enough space and 2) that D drive is not being used for something else. Check on what is on the D drive. It's usually reserved by the manufacturer and contains OS restore files (used for restoring your system after a crash). Don't delete these, but if there is enough free space, just create a new folder and put your files in there.

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