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Low Disk:You are running very low on disk space on recovery :D

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  1. nottoogeeky

    nottoogeeky Thread Starter

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    Hi. I have a dell studio laptop 16" screen, 4gigs of mem. 360 gig hd, had vista home installed-upgraded(?) to windows 7. My hard drive is partitioned as follows: (C:drive) 224 GB free of 283 GB. (D:drive) 4.07MB free of 14.9GB. So the operating system is on D and all downloads go to D, and with only 4.07MB, not many downloads can happen. My question is
    can I repartition C and D or am I stuck with this configuration? Can I delete anything on D?
     
  2. Elvandil

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    You shouldn't be using D: for anything. It contains the Windows installation files that you paid for, as a substitute for the DVD. System Restore should not even be enabled on that drive.
     
  3. nottoogeeky

    nottoogeeky Thread Starter

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    So now I know system config should be on C how do I get it there? Should all windows files be on C instead of D? It almost seems like there was an error in how the drives were setup. Ware the disks partitioned like this?
     
  4. Elvandil

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    What system config are you referring to? Your partitions are correct. Check to see if System Restore is turned on for D: and turn it off if it is.

    Look at D:. Do you see anything there that does not look like part of the Windows installer?
     
  5. asyrafhm

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    Yes you can repartition your drive by using a specific software, such as partition magic. Try to install it in your C: drive or D: drive (if you can fit it in by uninstalling some programs).
     
  6. Elvandil

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    Any changes to partitions at all will remove access to the recovery partition.
     
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