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Windows 7: Adjust Disk Space slider not working


26 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Adjust Disk Space slider not working

I am trying to alter the amount of disk space usage for restore points. The slider is set at 1%, it moves but I cannot apply the change and it reverts to 1%. This messge appears:

Could not apply the settings for the following reason: The file name directory name or volume label syntax is incorrect (0X8007007B)

I am having problems with the DVD disappearing so need to keep several restore points and they are disappearing because insufficient space is allocated. Any help would be much appreciated.


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26 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Sounds like you may have some corrupted system files, try a full scan to see what turns up.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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26 Jul 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I have just this minute solved the problem!

System Properties/System Protection showed

Local Disk(C) (system) On
Local Disk(C) (missing) On

I turned the "missing" disk protection off and was then able to increase the %. Hope this may be of help to others with the same problem.
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26 Jul 2011   #4

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 no SP
 
 

I know a fix for that DVD drive porblem, here you are:
Help! DVD drive not working
I really hope this work, the same way it worked for me.
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