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Windows 7: Deleting Photos from Hard Drive to Free Up Space.

01 Sep 2014   #1
KIF725

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Deleting Photos from Hard Drive to Free Up Space.

I need more space on my hard disk drive. I bought an external drive to store photographs to free up space. I transferred many photos from my laptop to the external drive. Now I'm having trouble deleting the photos from the laptop. Please advise.


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01 Sep 2014   #2
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Welcome to the forum.

What happens when you try to delete the photos? "Having trouble deleting" doesn't tell us much.
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01 Sep 2014   #3
KIF725

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thank you for responding. Since I wrote the inquiry, I have discovered I can delete the photos file by file, which is dozens and dozens of files! So to revise my question, is there a way of deleting all the pictures in "My Pictures" that is in "Libraries" that will be faster than going file by file?
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01 Sep 2014   #4
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

While in the folder of the photos to what to delete, press CTRL+A (select all) and then press delete.
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01 Sep 2014   #5
KIF725

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Well, that's simple enough! Thank you for helping!
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01 Sep 2014   #6
Stephanie

Win 7 Pro x64, Win 10 Pro x64, Linux Light x86
 
 

Hi KIF725 and welcome to Seven Forums

If you need a secure delete try Eraser (freeware) and integrates in your right click, you can also chose how many overwrite passes it makes.

Eraser :: Downloads
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