Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: D drive almost full...don't know how to fix this


28 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7, 64 bit
 
 
D drive almost full...don't know how to fix this

Hey all! My D drive is at 1.14 GB free of 12.47 GB. I think this is due to backups for restore taking up space. But I can't remember how to change this. This is probably a dumb question but I just draw a blank when I try to figure out how to fix it.

Thanks in advance for help and I greatly appreciate it!

Christy

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

28 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Christy I would leave it alone and use as a restore area.
Use your main hard drive to play with. IMHO
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Sep 2010   #3

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Try deleting any old backup from the D Drive. It should free up some space. Also, run disk cleanup and it will try to free some more disk space.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


28 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 7, 64 bit
 
 

If it won't cause problems then this "fix" is easy! I don't use D for anything..I just noticed it when I was looking for a file.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Sep 2010   #5

Windows 7, 64 bit
 
 

I ran disk cleanup earlier and the only thing it gave me to clean was 0 Mb in Recycle Bin. So in other words, there was nothing to clean.

I can't remember how to "Try deleting any old backup from the D Drive."



Thanks!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Sep 2010   #6

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Simply select the backup you wish to delete and press Shift+Delete button on your keyboard.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Sep 2010   #7

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Is this a laptop?
Is the D: drive the Laptop's recovery partition? Or one you created?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Sep 2010   #8

Windows 7, 64 bit
 
 

TVeblen-

This is not a laptop. It's a HP TouchSmart 300. I believe D is the Recovery. It actually says: FACTORY_IMAGE (D
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Sep 2010   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Go back and read Post #2 and leave it alone! IMHO
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Sep 2010   #10

Windows 7, 64 bit
 
 

Howling..I haven't done anything to it. Just responding to posts.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 D drive almost full...don't know how to fix this




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: D drive almost full...don't know how to fix this
Thread Forum
C; drive full Performance & Maintenance
Full C drive General Discussion
Solved D drive says is full when it is not Performance & Maintenance
D drive is full Backup and Restore
D drive is 80% full !?? Drivers
My C Drive is full but I can't see why Performance & Maintenance
C Drive Full, Need Help Hardware & Devices

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:33 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33