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Windows 7: Recovery d drive storing program files (86) and is almost full.

21 Nov 2011   #11
ignatzatsonic

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sharonyoung View Post
I coped the ADOBE from the D to C and that seemend to work, although I left it on the D just incase. I will uninstall ADOBE from c and then reinstall on D, if that is the safer option. I would like to back up what is needed, should the lap top suddenlt fail to work. So not sure how to do that.

Concentrate on one thing at a time.

A picture of your Disk Management would be very helpful.

I'd first uninstall applications from D. Then reinstall them to C.

Make sure those reinstalled programs work properly.

Then re-inspect D drive and let us know what is left in there.

After you do that much, we can set you straight on "backing up".


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22 Nov 2011   #12
sharonyoung

Windows 7
 
 

ok. I uninstalled Adobe. Here is a screen shot of the D. drive. Not sure if I have done this correctly. When I tried to take a screen shot of the external drive, when I tried to copy into the paint, It would only copy the D drive again instead of the F drive.....


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22 Nov 2011   #13
sharonyoung

Windows 7
 
 

OOPS , a bit small to see it, will do it again.


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22 Nov 2011   #14
sharonyoung

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22 Nov 2011   #15
sharonyoung

Windows 7
 
 

The D drive also has only 1.32GB free of 14.9GB . I am wondering if it is because of my Adobe photographic programme and all the work that I do on the pictures
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22 Nov 2011   #16
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Sharon, what you have uploaded is a screenshot of your recovery partition when we need one of your disk management layout, just click on the attachment below to see what I mean.

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Click Start and type Disk Management in the Search field then click Create and format hard disk partitions to open Disk Management, expand it to its full size then upload it.

I cannot repeat strongly enough that you should not be installing programs to your D drive. It is your computer's recovery partition, which is why it is so small, and if corrupted will prevent you recovering Windows if you haven't created any recovery discs.

So, PLEASE upload a screen shot of your fully expanded disk management layout so that we can see how best to help you.

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums


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22 Nov 2011   #17
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Theog gave you all the information possible to get you out of trouble, have you looked at any of it?

I must repeat, you should be using your C drive for installing your applications and storing your personal data, and not your D drive, which is there to allow you to recover your system to its factory state.

You obviously haven't created any recovery discs and if you're not careful you're going to corrupt your recovery partition.

Please take your time to read through the information we've given you then post back with any questions so that we can give you good help.
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22 Nov 2011   #18
sharonyoung

Windows 7
 
 

I am trying to make a screen shot of the disk management layout but when I try to paste into the paint window, it is pasting the one I sent previously. So, I,ve taken a photo of it. Here goes.


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22 Nov 2011   #20
sharonyoung

Windows 7
 
 

Here goes with the snipping tool instead, really sorry about this and thatnks for bearing with me.


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