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To my surprise my Acer laptop has two 30G HD. I now get a low memory warning but my 2nd drive has pleny of space. How do I share files or link the 2 drives so i don't have a memory issue?

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I suspect you have one hard drive with two partitions C: and D: (??).
Download Sequoiaview from www.win.tue.nl/sequoiaview/

This will let you see what is taking up so much space on the C: drive. Then Move the files over to D:.
You don't say what OS you have (XP or Vista) so I cannot tell you how to re-map your My documents folder to the D: drive but usually you click the My Documents (or Document for Vista) link and then change the location to an existing folder on the D: volume. Then move all your folders in C: My Documents over to D:\My Documents.

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Good day!

I understand that your computer is running on Low memory.

If you have budget, it would be best to upgrade your RAM but then you may try the following solutions below:

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1. Click Start, then open the Control Panel.
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2. Do a disk clean up.
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