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Installing Program to External Hardrive

by RubiksKid / February 6, 2011 8:06 AM PST

I have a Sony Vaio laptop. It has 14GB in all and it is almost full. (800mb). I have bought a Seagate "GO" external portable hardrive. (640GB)I also have bought Cakewalk Music Creator 5, with the intentions of installing it to the external hardrive. Every time I try though, it tells me there is not enough space, despite the fact that I am installing it to a 640 GB external drive. I have no idea what to do. I am running Windows XP and both the drive and the program meet the computer's system requirements. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

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Since this is not a hardware issue
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 6, 2011 8:22 AM PST

I'd post again in the Windows forum that matches or the Computer Help Forum.

Why not turn system restore off then back on to see if that shakes a few GB free?
Bob

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(NT) It's also a duplcate POST....
by VAPCMD / February 6, 2011 9:01 AM PST

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