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by douglas w thompson / November 23, 2006 8:52 PM PST

I have a sony pcv-rx370ds 1.30ghz pentium4 512ram windows xpsp2 my hard drive c/d is c=16gb/d=44gb partition. i have 41 in c drive and 95% in drive. i am trying to move stuff from c to d so i have room to down load other things but i am having trouble because of the c / d partition. can someone help me please. thank you very much. doug

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I'm confused C: =16GBs and D:=44GBs with 41 in C ?
by VAPCMD / November 23, 2006 9:34 PM PST
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Drive Part Size Used Free Space
C = 16GBs ?? ??
D = 44GBs ?? ??

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Real cure is larger HD, but...
by Willy / November 24, 2006 12:10 AM PST
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If you have pgms. starting from the 'C' drive, relocate them to 'D' by actual installation. Whatever pgm., install it on 'D' drive. Then swap the data to same directories from 'C' in order to not lose anyhting. Once complete you can then delete that previously installed 'C' pgm. if all OK. Do a backup as a safegurad beforehand. But, if you continue to have space problems, you need a larger HD, as 60Gb(your size?) appears to be at the edge. Another way to gain quick, provided you haven't, is to clean the HD of old system files, I use CCleaner: http://www.ccleaner.com
These files aren't anything to worry about it just some house cleaning and can be subtainal if never done, besides the XP own disk cleaning routine, you'll do better with ccleaner. Look into that...

tada -----Willy Happy

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