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by dcbc7402 / December 16, 2004 10:00 PM PST

Hello...I am having aproblem with my D drive...every time that i format it formats to the D drive and the I would like to free up space up on there..it has the cpacity of 3.71GB and I have 479MB's left..But i am not sure how to go about deleting the information that i have on there

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If you are trying to format C within Windows
by Tom Aikman / December 16, 2004 10:59 PM PST
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Windows won't do this. It is OS suicide. It is a little hard to tell what you are asking in your post. If you have a "D" drive just go into "My Computer", right click, Format.

Good Luck, Tom

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D Drive
by billzhills / December 17, 2004 1:13 AM PST
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Reading between the lines this sounds like an HP/Compaq system. The 3.7 gig drive on these systems hold the recovery files. Normally formated in Fat32 for access in DOS for reinstll of O/S.

As Tom said you cannot format C drive as that is where your O/S is installed nor should D drive be formated. C drive, under these conditions should be 38+ gigs.

Any file that you created can be deleted safely no others. Start -> Control Panel. Click on folder in tool bar, this shows you the location of every file and application installed on your system. My Documents is Windows default location for file save. Start there and only delete the files you created or place them on a CD.

Bill
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