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My seagate always says its full but cant be unless it puts the same stuff on over and over? if so how do i know what to delete safely?

How can my seagate be full i only want pics and files on it?

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Click start control panel Administrative tools Computer Management Disk Management
right click on your drive select properties click tools you should see click check now click start two boxes

Automatically fix files and scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors place then a tick in one box then select check now start then after its finished return and tick the other box you should not do anything while the chkdsk utility is in progress any input may damage this drive.

You might get best results ticking in one box the returning after it has finished then ticking the other box

it might take some time depending on the size of your disk but be patient.

Hope it helps.

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SOURCE: I want to delete some folders previously backed up

At the moment you're just copying them to you trash bin.

Access the requisite file/folder on your external drive, RMB click, should give you a drop down menu. Choose the Delete or Move to trash option.

Alternatively, click on (highlight) the file then click on file at the top of your browser window and select delete from the drop down menu.

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There are a number of reasons why you are unable to delete files and you need to be sure that the file is no longer required before you delete it. If a file won't allow you to delete it, it can mean a program on your computer is using it.

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The simple way is to reboot your computer in "Safe Mode." To do this, reboot your computer, as the computer is booting, repeatedly press F8 until the option to select safe mode appears. Select safe mode and allow the computer to fully boot. Safe mode only loads all the critical and vital software to support your operating system and not all the programs installed on your computer. When the computer has booted, look for the file you want to delete and try to remove it. If you are able to delete the file, you can now reboot the computer normally, simply by restarting.

If this does not work a more complicated way of removing the file is to use DOS or Command Mode. This will definitely allow you to delete the file but is tricky if you have not used Command Mode before. Command mode will allow you to delete the complete folder so if there are other files in the folder that you want to keep, be sure to either put them in a different folder or move the file you want to delete into its own separate folder. Using command mode is irreversible so be sure you don't delete anything you are likely to need.

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Restart the computer pressing F8 like you did for safe mode.
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Type del C:\WINDOWS\Resources\FRED
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Then just restart you computer normally, the file will have been successfully removed.



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