I installed Ubuntu on my computer a few months ago and created another partition for it on my 1TB hard drive. I didn't really care for Ubuntu so I decided to delete the partition it was on. That might have been a mistake. Well, now there's 87.68GB of free space on my hard disk that I can't use and I don't know how to add it back to my c: partition.
There was another post about this a couple years ago, but I don't understand the instructions and am not actually sure if it worked. Can someone explain how to do this, please? I'm not completely computer illiterate, but I'm not familiar with partitioning disks. It was just the one time with Ubuntu.
I installed Ubuntu on my computer a few months ago and created another partition for it on my 1TB hard drive.
I didn't really care for Ubuntu so I decided to delete the partition it was on. That might have been a mistake. Well, now there's 87.68GB of free space on my hard disk that I can't use and I don't know how to add it back to my c: partition.
There was another post about this a couple years ago, but I don't understand the instructions and am not actually sure if it worked.
My C drive is full and started to make computer run lil bit slow.my question is if i shrink my d drive which has about 70g free can i just extend the c drive to take the un-partitioned space? I dont see why not but seen as i was on here i said id ask, i dont want to have a small usless volume if i can not add it to the c drive.
also it is 1024mb in a gig init?? im goin to add 50g to my c drive which would be 51200mb!
I have windows 7 home basic system, i hav 76% i.e. around 350GB free space in my c drive. But when i go for partition and click on shrink volume it shows only 40mb available.Before 1day it was showing 0 space available.
I have a Toshiba Satellite Laptop computer with Windows 7 and a 500GB hard drive.My hard drive is getting full. When I looked at the space left, I found out that my C drive and D drive are allocated the same amount of space (232 GB each).Can I allocate more space to the C drive without causing any issues? If so, what would be the proper amount to leave with the D drive.
i have recently ran out room on my D drive. its 122gb and i can only account for around 11gb.this drive has the 'windows backup' located in it. im thinking that these flies are using all my space (or hidden files)is there any way 2 free up space and/or get rid of the backups?
I have a recent Win764 build less than 6 months old, seems to have a virus or something that is making the hard drive space dissapear. The accual contents are 36GB out of 300GB. The computer will display that there is only 3.75GB left out of 300GB. I ran windirstat and tree and it gives me the correct allocation of data. The data matches what is supposed to be on this drive, there is no random file that is taking up 275GB. Leads me to believe that its a Virus, and cannot find to much on the subject
1. I have a 500 gb HD C and using a empty 2 TB external Drive, it gets to a point (different each time) stops and says nt enough space.
2. This stopping of backking up is annoying in itself. So I hit to restart back up and instead of it continuing whare it left of from the other BU it begins a whole new Bakup. This Time I have 2003 zipped files while the last 2 times I had like 316 on one and 988 on another.
Is this just win 7 and its back ups? I have 2 other programs I can use Nero back up and Mameo, should I reformat disk and try one o them?
About 1 week from today, I installed my copy of Windows 7. I had 92.7 GB free of 123 GB by the end of the day after downloading/installing all of the programs I needed. (I'm ocd so I keep track of how much space I have in my (C) Drive after every download/install.So the next morning I turn my laptop on. What?! I suddenly have 90.8 GB free of 123 GB on my (C) Drive?!Now I'm sitting here a week later down to 88.9 GB free of 123 GB in my (C) Drive.Besides downloading/installing the things I needed, I also did Disk Cleanups where I got rid of of my Windows.old files (XP and Vista). I've also deleted all of my System Restore and Shadow Copies in the More Options tab. Could that be the reason why?
This may be an old one but couldn't find any ready answers to fix it. I am running out of disk space on my OS drive and having run TreeSize, I discovered that the WinSxS folder is taking up over 11.5 GB.
C drive is showing "space free 1.49GB of 19.5GB" whereas when I'm selecting all the files inside C drive its showing 16.7GB on disk. So C drive has 2.8GB free, But showing only 1.47GB free. Where is the space allocated?
i seriously cannot understand why the c drive space keeps on decreasing, i have a windows 7 64 bit installed on my laptop and the only major software package installed on it is the adobe cs5 master collection, i use ccleaner and disk clean up regularly and also clean the adobe cache files, but still the space is decreasing just a few weeks back the disk had 77 gb of free space and now its down to 70 -my surfing is a lot and i use any video converter and Internet downloader as well due to my multimedia studies, i cannot understand why is the space decreasing so despite maintenance can anyone help me please
I have a 3ghz Phemon, 8gb ram and a 60gb SSD drive.
After installing Win 7 x64 my install was a bloated 20gb. This includes 8gb in the c:windows emp folder that I can't delete. After installing a few apps and games, I have 12gb free. I cannot account for 15gb of "missing space"
I'm obviously brand new to the forums so I hope this is the right place for this. I should start with my type of drive; I have a 120gb Cherryville SSD from Intel serving as my C: Drive. Just the other night I had approximately 43GB left in my C: Drive (note this is incredibly low as well, but I was content). Last night I checked again and saw that I was down to 25! I performed a disk defrag and that actually decreased my storage to 23! I am absolutely puzzled as to the cause of this.
The only thing I have done between the time that I had over 40 and last night was update my visual BIOS (having nothing to do with my C: Drive at all) and download a simple XML update for Microsoft Expressions (which was measured in kilobytes). Granted I have done my fair share of updating .net framework and various other updates, but all of my major programs are on my hard drive, not my SSD. To put this into visual perspective, I'd like to share a photo showing around 25GB of space taken that is absolutely nowhere to be found, I find it hard to believe that Windows and a few programs can take up nearly 90GB of storage.
I have my laptop partitioned into 2 drives. One for system and one for everything else.On my system drive i have 60Gb and the D drive is 300ish. I have started to get the "Low resources" message on the C drive. I have looked around everywhere for the 60gb's and it gone. Vanished into thin air.I navigate to C:users and check the properties. it says there is 35gigs being used. Inside there userskcameron - thats me - it says used 34gigs.When i check through all of the libary folders inside i cannot find more then a few megs of stuff. so 34gigs is being used, but i cannot find it.anyone have any ideas, or tools i could use to check this out? Its to the point where i cannot open many things without the system getting angry. I could always re-format, but other then this problem everything else is find.
Last night I noticed it had turned the bar to red, and said I had only 12 GB left of 135 GB. Im not into video, music, games or anything else I know of that would use that much space. I surf the web, and keep some scanned and some text documents. A few months ago I carefully installed Windows 7, instead of Vista which my PC came with. No problems. I just now deleted the old Windows stuff, and that freed up 47 GB, so thats good. I suspect that my hard drive was partitioned during that installation of Windows 7, and I dont know that that is necessary. Can that be undone?
I have a HP Pavilion g series laptop. There is a little box that pops up and says "HP Tools drive e is running out of space click here to see if you can free up some space". My recycle bin is empty. When I click on the box its shows me drive e. Drive E mostly consists of a folder name Hewlett Packard that has a bunch of **** in it that I cant even open.
My C drive is showing that i have 1.6 GB of empty space. But when see the the contents by opening C drive and selecting everything and doing a space check i see only 86 GB of space taken up. My C partition is 100 GB and I have my page files are on a different drive. So pagefile.sys cannot be a problem, could it?
I would like to backup my files using Backup and Restore by Windows 7 and I was wondering if a 64 gb flash drive would be enough space for a backup? Someone told me that the program compresses the files, i do not know if that is true or not but, If I right click on local disk drive it states that I have used 178gb of 288gb. I would really like to Backup just my music which is about 27gb and some other stuff which is which is about 10gbs and whatever Windows 7 needs to back up. [code]
I very recently purchased a new Desktop running Windows 7.Am Computer illeterate more or less!I have always been conscious of space on my Hard Drive and the most I used on my old PC was 60gb max.Used easy transfer (not that easy!) to get all my old data across, then started putting in programmes I used.One was Google Earth. Worked first task, then didn't so uninstalled, reinstalled - no luck, so finally uninstalled.HD usage upto now was an acceptable 40gb.One day, whilst PC was in standby, I saw something was active, so using Task Manager saw it was Google Earth??? Was NOT installed but the process was upto 25%?Stopped that but later saw my HD usage was around the 100gb mark!Done regedit and all that to see if Google Earth showed up but nothing.Did a Spy Bot scan and it came up with numerous entries -C:UsersAnge&GeoffsAppdataLocall.....Cannot find that but has all that space gone into a "black hole"?Apart from updating Windows 7, I have downloaded nothing to account for that massive HD space?
I have a SSD as my boot drive, but it is suddenly running out of space. I tried cleaning, disk defragment, disk cleanup, and check my computer for viruses and malware, but there were none. I turned on the feature of seeing every fine on the computer, and when i go into the C: drive and add up how much files i have, the total i get is 42 gig out of 51 gigs. But when i open "my computer", it says i only have 2 gigs of empty space out of 51 gigs.
I am having a new problem with a 1 year old computer I built running Windows 7 64 bit.
I have two hard drives:
Solid State (Mainly just the OS on here)2nd hard drive with everything else on it.Windows is saying I have used 31.5 gb of space on the SSD.When I enable hidden folders/files and select everything on the drive, it is only coming up with 21.5gb used.I DO NOT have system restore enabled.I DO NOT have Windows backup enabled.Honestly have no clue what is causing this 10gb or so of space to be unaccounted for but I know it wasn't always like this
I know this is not a 7 OS but I have a Toshiba laptop that one of my work colleagues has with XP on it. She is saving very hard for a new desktop (with 7) and needs this machine for the meantime.
Now the machine only has a 40GB HDD and I have been trying to empty it out but no amount of uninstalling programs seems to work. I have had to install IE8 (6 before) Comodo free and SP3 so I guess that is some of the problem?
I have removed nearly 300 malwares from the machine and really I wouldn't be doing this if she didn't need it. give me a few pointers as the disk is now just 1.35GB shy of full?
im Having a little problem here has u can see my C:/ HD is 298 gig as show in the device manager but wend i go to the proterties of the HD it only show 114 of space i mean im missing out on a bunch of space.