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C:drive close to full red indication

I have Lenovo Y510 with Windows Visa Home Premium. The recovery system uses large amount(29 Gigabytes) of this c: partition.

I download to the D: drive, but the amount of available space
is getting smaller on the C: drive. The indicator changed from
blue to red which indicates space close to critical.

Is their a solution to this problem?

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Hi,
If you will change the C: drive size it will affect your one key recovery.
Go on run option by pressing the windows button and r.
type prefetch continue and delete all the files.
2.again type %temp% and enter delete all the entries coming.
3.disable indexing and if you can afford formating C: then format and then download the vista service pack 1 from support.microsoft.com and reason being that vista is having autometic paging and indexing and this consumes all the space from the C: drive.
Service pack 1 resolves this issue.

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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