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Windows 7 Backup disc full

by Mouser20 / January 16, 2013 3:56 AM PST

I have an HP Presario CQ57 laptop with windows 7 Premium. I keep getting the message that my backup disc is full,,like the others:
Data file backups for this computer on HP_TOOLS (E:) and the D: are both full, when I try to delete either one I get told "you will not be able to restore files from this computer from backup" how can I solve this problem,,I did do a DELETE and run backup now but it lasts less than a week. I use my laptop for info and games,,not business.

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Same as before.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 16, 2013 4:03 AM PST
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Windows 7 Backup disc full
by Mouser20 / January 16, 2013 4:44 AM PST
In reply to: Same as before.

I am using Google Chrome and I don;t have Explorer option in my Registry Editor?

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Then have your support folk do this for you.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 16, 2013 4:48 AM PST

The link looked clear enough for me. That is, if you don't have the key, you create it. But for many users this is too advanced and you wait till your support shows up.

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I am planning to purchase a 500GB Hard Drive
by DChrisL / January 16, 2013 4:04 AM PST

It will replace D:) HP Recovery and that will be deleted and the new drive will be D: but I will use NERO BackItUp to create all my active files - not the old ones from I bought from HP Recovery Disks (4) and one was not usable (5). I won't be creating another drive. Darrell PS - I met someone from Office Depot who had done thwe same. Darrell

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Also, I had purchased both sata connectors for this, cost
by DChrisL / January 16, 2013 4:07 AM PST

was $10 from a reliable computer store.

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Window 7 and Window 8
by DailyRazor / January 17, 2013 1:22 AM PST

What is best , window 7 or window 8 ?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 17, 2013 1:25 AM PST
In reply to: Window 7 and Window 8

It's a shame MSFT let Sinfsky bludgeon the Start bar.

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disc full
by tinamishra / January 21, 2013 3:14 PM PST
Blush While taking back up if disc full then. Time Machine automatically deletes the oldest copy of files, but as far as I can tell Windows 7 makes you manually choose. I keep getting a running out of disk space for backup notice on Windows 7 without any option to not warn me and just delete the oldest files automatically. Happy
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