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Windows 7: I need help freeing up some space on my disk

28 Feb 2012   #1
midget670

Windows 7, 64 bit
 
 
I need help freeing up some space on my disk

I am trying to install some games from Steam, but I can't because their is not enough space. Does anyone have any advice for what I should do?


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28 Feb 2012   #2
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

either install a second hard drive or get rid of something you don't need

those are the only solutions shy of dumping it all
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28 Feb 2012   #3
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Buy another hard and add it to your system...it's simple, cheap and easy to do.
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02 Mar 2012   #4
Richardc269

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
 
 

Just delete crap you don't need, or that you won't use. My friend gave me a great quote: "When in doubt, throw it out."
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03 Mar 2012   #5
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Richardc269 View Post
Just delete crap you don't need, or that you won't use. My friend gave me a great quote: "When in doubt, throw it out."

Agreed to a certain extent...but it's been know to turn around and bite you in the A** every now and then.
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03 Mar 2012   #6
Richardc269

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
 
 

True enough.
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04 Mar 2012   #7
jackbarnard

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Try defragmenting and running disk cleanup. Also download CCleaner and run it regularly to keep your computer free of useless temporary files and other junk. Obviously buying an extra hard drive would be a good choice but they're ridiculously expensive at the moment because of flooding in the computer component manufacturing areas of Asia. Not a good time to be buying memory...
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