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Windows 7: Disk displays on clicking computer

05 Mar 2014   #1
ffrree

Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate
 
 
Disk displays on clicking computer

After opening Explorer, then click on Computer, it shows the stats of various disks in the system with a horizontal bar for each disk, I hope I'd describe this properly.

Some of the disks has Red Bars, some Blue Bars, why the different colours? Does RED indicates something is wrong for that particular hard disk?

Any pointers would be highly appreciated.

cheers


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05 Mar 2014   #2
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Red usually means there is almost no more space left. Could you post a screenshot of it?
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06 Mar 2014   #3
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Yep, the disc is getting near full, time to start deleting any garbage, or begin moving it off that particular partition.

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06 Mar 2014   #4
ffrree

Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate
 
 

Thanks. Yes, the disk have less then 10% left, one that has more than 10% shows blue.

May be that's what it was.

cheers
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06 Mar 2014   #5
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello ffrree,

If you like, here are some options to help free up space on the hard drives.

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