I've asked that the title be changed. You want more storage as in space on the ssd. Memory refers to the amount of RAM in a computer.The SSD is now almost full and I have 9.19 GB free of 103GB. Can I increase the memory size on this?
If you start removing items from System, you will possibly make the Windows 10 unbootable. System files are needed by Windows 10; you don't do anything with those.It appears that most of the space is being taken up by System & reserved.
NO. While it may work for simple programs, larger programs such as Office, Photoshop, Quicken, etc, etc will not run. The reason for this is that when you install a program, the setup utility will install most files to the program's folder however some files ie .DLL type files are installed in the windows and or windows\system32 folder; along with the relevant registry entries showing the location of these .DLL files.aving spoken to a neighbour who is a bit of a computer wizzkid, he advised just to drag and drop folders from my SSD to the Data drive as Windows 10 will automatically know what drive programs etc are on. Is this correct?
im happy to have the SSD replaced. Whilst I have opened desktop PC’s and tinkered around etc, I’ve never had a laptop open before. How would I go about replacing the SSD? What make/model SSD would be best for my Dell laptop.I've asked that the title be changed. You want more storage as in space on the ssd. Memory refers to the amount of RAM in a computer.
If you start removing items from System, you will possibly make the Windows 10 unbootable. System files are needed by Windows 10; you don't do anything with those.
Truthfully, as you've discovered an Hynix BC501 128 GB (119 GB actual capacity) SATA3 PCIe solid state drive is just too small for Windows 10 and its twice yearly huge updates.
As you've discovered in 2 years of use, you clean it up monthly and yet continue to be low on space. You'd have far fewer headaches if you replaced the 128GB ssd with a 256GB or 512GB ssd.
If you can't afford to replace the ssd, then I'd advise you to go through your programs and start using Revo Uninstaller to remove some of them. Revo will uninstall then also go through the registry and pick out items that can be deleted in there - safely. NEVER remove anything printed in red. Those are required items.
If the drives were in Raid, you would see a single drive letter ie a raid array of two or more drives as drive C. Post a screenshot of disk management showing all drives.I’ve taken the plunge and got a 1Tb SSD. I’ve encounter loads of issues how Curry’s/PC World set-up my laptop. The hard drive is raid whatever that it and it appears that system files are on the C drive and the D drive. I thought the D drive was purely for documents/date etc which isn’t the case in my laptop. Now going to make a list of all programs etc and see about starting it all from scratch.
Any advice people can offer me with this will be greatly appreciated.
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