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Installing Software

by Brian / March 4, 2004 10:59 PM PST

While trying to install new software, I cannot complete, but instead receive a message along the lines of "not enough disk space", which was surprising to me. So I used "Help" to determine that I have 10GB of internal hard drive, under "C" and "D". "C" is full, but "D" is almost unused. So I have about 5GB of hard drive space on "D", but still cannot install new software. How can I utilize this 5GB on "D" and get this software installed?

Thanks for your help!

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Re:Installing Software
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 4, 2004 11:59 PM PST
In reply to: Installing Software

Since "C" is full and software like Microsoft Office must install items on the Windows boot drive, then you've found your issue.

Make room on C.


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Re:Re:Installing Software
by Brian / March 5, 2004 1:20 AM PST
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Would this be true for software that is not Microsoft Office or any other Microsoft software? (It is "My Business Publisher")


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May be.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 5, 2004 1:28 AM PST

You have to find out from each maker what they've done. I noted Microsoft Office since it's one that always brings about your quesition.

In short, why not move items/files to D?


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Re:May be.
by Brian / March 5, 2004 2:37 AM PST
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I didn't know you could move things from C to D.


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