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Windows 7: Is it Safe to Delete Contents of System Volume Info in External Drive

30 Mar 2013   #21
DavidE

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I dunno, but I think you are seeing the same thing as me.
SVI takes 0 space !
How and why does the OP see 18%????



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30 Mar 2013   #22
xxxdannyxxx

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Yes same thing I think David the only thing different is my D drive which contains a system image has a max usage under system protection of 1% which cannot be removed but I always thought that was something to do with the system imaging process (Of course I could be and usually am wrong lol)

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30 Mar 2013   #23
nilank

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
I dunno, but I think you are seeing the same thing as me.
SVI takes 0 space !
How and why does the OP see 18%????
Simple mathematics.
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30 Mar 2013   #24
DavidE

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xxxdannyxxx View Post
Yes same thing I think David the only thing different is my D drive which contains a system image has a max usage under system protection of 1% which cannot be removed but I always thought that was something to do with the system imaging process (Of course I could be and usually am wrong lol)

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Well, I'm usually wrong too...
I don't use USB external drives any more.
I use a "tray" system for removable SATA drives...
But, I have drives/partitions with backup images, data backups, whatever....

In all cases I don't see any space used for SVI...
I don't use Windows Backup Imaging, so I have that turned off.
I use Acronis (and sometimes Macrium) for Imaging...

Maybe external USB drives do use some "extra' space ....
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30 Mar 2013   #25
DavidE

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nilank View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
I dunno, but I think you are seeing the same thing as me.
SVI takes 0 space !
How and why does the OP see 18%????
Simple mathematics.
HUH? I'm a dummy
Simple math for me is 1+1=2.
Complicated math is 2+2=4.
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30 Mar 2013   #26
nilank

 

LOL
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