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Space problems with XP

by avp216 / January 3, 2007 7:32 PM PST

hey everyone.

A few months ago my computer started acting strange. MY harddrive can hold up to 30 gig(i know very low). But now it shows i only have 1.5 gig left. I un installed lots if things but the max i gotten it to go is 5 gig. I compressed my whole drive and i managed to reach it to 7 gig.

But now here is the problem. My computer registers 1 gig only. If i try to uncompress my drive, i wont have enough space.

What should i do to solve my space problem?

thanks, hope for some replies soon.

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forgot to mention
by avp216 / January 3, 2007 7:35 PM PST
In reply to: Space problems with XP

MY system is

XP with system pack 2

512 RAM

Radeon 7000 card

2 GHZ

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Try this
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / January 3, 2007 8:23 PM PST
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You're not very clear on ...
by Kees Bakker / January 3, 2007 8:27 PM PST
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the tools you use to monitor your free space. It seems you've got at the moment either 1.5, 7 or 1 Gb free, and that figures can't be true at the same time.

However, read through http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6142_102-0.html?forumID=5&threadID=225677&messageID=2359008

On the short term, it could be useful to do some cleaning discussed in http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6142_102-0.html?forumID=5&threadID=225677&messageID=2359008 (page down to post #86: How to clean unwanted files from the hard drive).

In the long run, it seems advisable to buy another hard disk.

Kees

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thanks
by avp216 / January 4, 2007 3:18 AM PST

thank you ill try your suggestions

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