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Windows 7: Data D drive is nie on full. How can I free some space?

31 May 2012   #11
Panchowski

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Is this ok




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31 May 2012   #12
cyclic

Windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

I can't see clearly from the screen shot but it appears you have 41% ( about 48Gb)of drive C: unused. Could you transfer some files now temporarily to there until you get your external drive ? after which time Hannah's suggestion is ideal.
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31 May 2012   #13
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Usually D drive does not contain any system elements, unless the installation paths are changer to D. For getting sure, follow what kado897 suggested in the post Data D drive is nie on full. How can I free some space? .

If there is no system or program elements in D drive, just move its items into the external one.

There is no other way to free up the space of D drive, other than either deleting items or moving those to other locations. Ccleaner can clean up C drive, but not D.
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31 May 2012   #14
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Panchowoski,

Please reread following and carry out precisely as written so that we have a diskmanagement display that we can read. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation.

HOW TO POST A SNAPSHOT OF DISK MANAGEMENT DISPLAY
Run disk management:
WIN |
type DISKMGMT.MSC | ENTER
This method gives you a display without the unneeded navigation pane.
WIN=key with Microsoft logo on top.



Maximize the output of Disk Management:
ALT-Spacebar
key combo | X key (selects Maximize) |
Drag the field separators (such as between Status and Capacity) to show entire field.


Make a snapshot:
WIN |
type SNIPPING | ENTER | New
Drag the cursor around the area you want to snip.
File | Save as | select save location and name | Save


Post the snapshot:
Post a File or Screenshot in Seven Forums
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31 May 2012   #15
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

You need to describe in more detail what is on D:. If you are using it for Windows Backup and Restore and have the "let Windows choose" option then you can easily start to fill up a drive. In this case you are best to self manage at least your images.
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