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Windows 7: Having problems with my hardware


15 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Having problems with my hardware

Hi all,i have a problem with my hardware,my friend installed win 7 ultimate on my laptop.Everything is fine i got all the drivers etc.. but one thing is not right,there are 2 hard disks,one is "Local Disk(C)" and the other one Acer(D). In the "Local Disk(C)" is only 13,9gb space and in the other "Acer(D)" 451gb. So the problem is that i cant downoald anything cuz everything i want to download goes to (C) but there are no free space and i dont know how to make it that everything would go to (D) Disk If you know how to help me please comment,Thanks

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15 Nov 2011   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Just copy paste it in the (D) Disk. Or create more partitions
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15 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

What exactly should i copy?
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15 Nov 2011   #4

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the files/programs etc. that you download in your (C) Disk
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15 Nov 2011   #5

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

Is the C: drive the one that Windows is installed on? If yes, 13.9GB is very little space and you may want to shrink the D: partition and extend the C: partition down the road.

But for now, I assume that you're talking about downloading files with Internet Explorer - have you tried rightclicking on the download link and selecting "Save As"?
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15 Nov 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Yes, In a C: is windows.Can you explain how i can 'Give' space(GB's) from D: to C:, is that possible? And for i example i want say: I use Vuze for torrents and i want to download a game and i click "open with Vuze" but when torrent is in Vuze it says "INSUFFICIENT DISK SPACE" ..
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15 Nov 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Problems View Post
Hi all,i have a problem with my hardware,my friend installed win 7 ultimate on my laptop.Everything is fine i got all the drivers etc.. but one thing is not right,there are 2 hard disks,one is "Local Disk(C)" and the other one Acer(D). In the "Local Disk(C)" is only 13,9gb space and in the other "Acer(D)" 451gb. So the problem is that i cant downoald anything cuz everything i want to download goes to (C) but there are no free space and i dont know how to make it that everything would go to (D) Disk If you know how to help me please comment,Thanks
What's happened is that your friend has installed Windows to your laptop's recovery partition.

What I would advise you do now is shrink your D drive from the left, and then extend your C drive to take up the result unallocated space.

This tutorial shows you how: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/93322-partition-wizard-use-bootable-cd-3.html

Shrinking and extending by 100GB should be ample for Windows 7 and your applications.

Your best bet is to download the Partition Wizard ISO and burn it to a blank disc then boot into it to partition your drive.

When you've done that you can exit the program and boot back into Windows.
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15 Nov 2011   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seavixen32 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Problems View Post
Hi all,i have a problem with my hardware,my friend installed win 7 ultimate on my laptop.Everything is fine i got all the drivers etc.. but one thing is not right,there are 2 hard disks,one is "Local Disk(C)" and the other one Acer(D). In the "Local Disk(C)" is only 13,9gb space and in the other "Acer(D)" 451gb. So the problem is that i cant downoald anything cuz everything i want to download goes to (C) but there are no free space and i dont know how to make it that everything would go to (D) Disk If you know how to help me please comment,Thanks
What's happened is that your friend has installed Windows to your laptop's recovery partition.

What I would advise you do now is shrink your D drive from the left, and then extend your C drive to take up the result unallocated space.

This tutorial shows you how: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/93322-partition-wizard-use-bootable-cd-3.html

Shrinking and extending by 100GB should be ample for Windows 7 and your applications.

Your best bet is to download the Partition Wizard ISO and burn it to a blank disc then boot into it to partition your drive.

When you've done that you can exit the program and boot back into Windows.
Ok i will do how you say thanks
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15 Nov 2011   #9

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

seavixen got you covered (I really keep being late today LOL), but just wanted to add - you can configure your Vuze client to download to the D: drive by default. Then you should be all set.
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15 Nov 2011   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corazon View Post
seavixen got you covered (I really keep being late today LOL), but just wanted to add - you can configure your Vuze client to download to the D: drive by default. Then you should be all set.
Better late than never.
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