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Windows 7: Data D drive is nie on full. How can I free some space?

31 May 2012   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit

Is this ok

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31 May 2012   #12

Windows 7 home premium x64

I can't see clearly from the screen shot but it appears you have 41% ( about 48Gb)of drive C: unused. Could you transfer some files now temporarily to there until you get your external drive ? after which time Hannah's suggestion is ideal.
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31 May 2012   #13

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Usually D drive does not contain any system elements, unless the installation paths are changer to D. For getting sure, follow what kado897 suggested in the post Data D drive is nie on full. How can I free some space? .

If there is no system or program elements in D drive, just move its items into the external one.

There is no other way to free up the space of D drive, other than either deleting items or moving those to other locations. Ccleaner can clean up C drive, but not D.
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31 May 2012   #14

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit


Please reread following and carry out precisely as written so that we have a diskmanagement display that we can read. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation.

Run disk management:
This method gives you a display without the unneeded navigation pane.
WIN=key with Microsoft logo on top.

Maximize the output of Disk Management:
key combo | X key (selects Maximize) |
Drag the field separators (such as between Status and Capacity) to show entire field.

Make a snapshot:
Drag the cursor around the area you want to snip.
File | Save as | select save location and name | Save

Post the snapshot:
Post a File or Screenshot in Seven Forums
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31 May 2012   #15

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1

You need to describe in more detail what is on D:. If you are using it for Windows Backup and Restore and have the "let Windows choose" option then you can easily start to fill up a drive. In this case you are best to self manage at least your images.
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 Data D drive is nie on full. How can I free some space?

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