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Low disk space

Hi ,my computer is little bit slow showing low disk space and the recovery bar is wholy red-what is it mean and wats the simple and best solution as i am not very good in computers,ur reply will bereally appreciated

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  • Money Jan 30, 2009

    hi its still not fixed yet need to do something else

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    respected sir,i cant understand the solution how i am gonna implement it so that i could get rid of that message low disk space and have my computer running smoothly.i mean do i have to make any changes or just dont save any file in recovery for future and what is this mean that saving files in mydocuments how i am gonna do this.
    ur expert advice will give me a helpful solution and easy to use it,thanks.

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RECOVERY is a different partition on your computer which has the recovery for your OS, you need not replace the hdd or do the performance and maintenance on the control panel, dfrag wont help, it simple on your computer you will have two different partitions ONE will say OS (C:) and the other would say RECOVERY (D:) the D: contains the recovery of the OS and in future if you need to take your computer to the factory settings like the way you received your computer, you will have to use the recovery partition,, YOU NEED NOT REPLACE THE HDD OR ADD A NEW HDD, just do not save any file in recovery thats all, save them in your MYDOCUMENTS folder, IGNORE THOSE MESSGES thats all....once again the RECOVERY FOLDER IS THE RECOVERY DISK FOR YOUR COMPUTER
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If you are using windows as your o/s; open the control panel, click on performance & maintenance, run a disk cleanup then defrag your drive. The recovery bar red means that the space allotted for recovery operations is very low. Hope this helps & please remember to rate my answer. Thanks.

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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    Your options then would be to either; 1. Replace the original hdd with a bigger hdd, or 2. Leave the original hdd in place and add a 2nd hdd as a slave drive to use for storage of large files that are using up the space on your hdd. All Dells have a space for a 2nd hdd in the case.

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