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What to delete from C:\ drive?

Upon installing my external drive some 6 month ago, I have copied my entire system to the external drive "F". I have also moved almost all "My Documents" to "F".

However, I still only have some 730MB of space on the "C" drive out of 34GB.
What, if any stuff can I delete from the "C" drive to make more room, without screwing up the system on my computer. If I can delete anything, do I have to shut down the external drive first?

Thank you,
Heinrich
heinrich.hds@gmail.com

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  • Heinrich Dec 11, 2007

    Thank you Buffalo12980,



    Is there anything that I can remove from the C drive in order to make more room or shall I always turn on the "F" drive when I use the computer?

    Heinrich

  • Heinrich Dec 12, 2007

    Thank you Buffalo12980, You have been very helpful.

    hds

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The operating system has to stay on the main drive. it gets all its commands from the main drive and puts it into RAM. it sees your external drive as a slave.

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    go into WINDOWS. you'll see something like $hfxxxx$. under a sub directory here you can delete all the uninstall files. also in windows - go to the directory called prefetch. you can delete everything in here (files only) not the heading.

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