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Windows 7: Can't do system restore , not enough free space to restore the disk

28 Dec 2011   #1
Techxex

Win 7 64 bit
 
 
Can't do system restore , not enough free space to restore the disk

I am trying to restore my computer because it launches into system recovery. After I get to the recovery options I tried to do system restore but it tells me there isn't enough space on the disk.

Thanks


My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Dec 2011   #2
Techxex

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

Also I have been trying to fix this for 1 month

Anyone who can help will receive rep
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Dec 2011   #3
Qdos

 

It might be helpful if you posted details of the size of the disk or partition where Windows resides, the freespace, and also the size of the system/hidden folders residing on the root of that drive/partition...

Your system specifications are very scant, some more information there would also assist...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Dec 2011   #4
Techxex

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Qdos View Post
It might be helpful if you posted details of the size of the disk or partition where Windows resides, the freespace, and also the size of the system/hidden folders residing on the root of that drive/partition...

Your system specifications are very scant, some more information there would also assist...
Hard drive : 500 GB
Free space is less than a gb
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Dec 2011   #5
Qdos

 

Where's the Windows Paging File? On the same drive? Also you didn't provide the information on the folders which were mentioned.

Regardless, you're running the gauntlet by pushing the capacity to such narrow limits, a number of Windows utilities will be hard pressed to work under such conditions.

A simple answer is to transfer off a heap of personal data to an external drive/stick, then run system restore.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Dec 2011   #6
Techxex

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Qdos View Post
Where's the Windows Paging File? On the same drive? Also you didn't provide the information on the folders which were mentioned.

Regardless, you're running the gauntlet by pushing the capacity to such narrow limits, a number of Windows utilities will be hard pressed to work under such conditions.

A simple answer is to transfer off a heap of personal data to an external drive/stick, then run system restore.
How do I do that if it just boots into start up repair
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Dec 2011   #7
Qdos

 

Boot using a Ubuntu, or a similar disk.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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