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Windows 7: How to free up space in system reserved partition?

17 Apr 2016   #1
paulos

Windows 7 Pro SP1 x64
 
 
How to free up space in system reserved partition?

hi,
i have windows 7 professional 32bit and the system reserved partition which is 100mb suddenly became full, i have only 5.8 mb free.When i click to see what is inside there is a folder which name is snapshots and there are 6 .dat files in total 64mb.Specifically their names are:
control_{94e042a7-8691-11e4-98ac-806e6f6e6963}.dat 1KB
control_{af3af67f-7810-11e5-8a1d-806e6f6e6963}.dat 1 KB
layout_{94e042a7-8691-11e4-98ac-806e6f6e6963}.dat 1474KB
layout_{af3af67f-7810-11e5-8a1d-806e6f6e6963}.dat 1248KB
snapshot_{94e042a7-8691-11e4-98ac-806e6f6e6963}.dat 31437KB
snapshot_{af3af67f-7810-11e5-8a1d-806e6f6e6963}.dat 31437KB
So like the title says what to do to return the volume to its previous size?
thank you


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17 Apr 2016   #2
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi Paul,
interesting
Follow this link from MS.
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...9-bbcd5c6630d9

notes
You have at some point given that partition a drive letter and sent the data there. after you have removed snapshot you need to remove that letter.
NOTHING else should be there

Roy
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