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315 GB space available but can't add more data

I have a NexStar-3 external hard drive and it's worked great for me. However, I reached 150 GB full on it last week and found I couldn't add any more photos and music (what I usually archive here). I removed some files and this solved the problem. I'm back up to 150GB full again and am experiencing the same problem. My system shows that I still have 315 GB free on the drive and 465 GB total available, though. Any suggestions?

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Are the files that are on the drive all on the root C:\(or whatever letter it's using) or are they organized into folders such as Pictures/music/documents?

Second, what file format is the drive FAT32/NTFS(to find out right click on the drive in My Computer, left-click properties and in the window that pops up near the top you will see file system: _____


Answer back with that info and I will see what I can do to help you.


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