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Windows 7: HD Free space MORE than Available "preparing your desktop" every login

16 Oct 2012   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Thanks for the reply's.


When booting to safe mode Disk Management shows my C drive as Disk 0 BUT***
When booting normal it shows as Disk 2.

should that be alarming?

I've run sfc /scannow about 10 times. each time it logs more fixes but still says there are more errors it could not fix.

Thinking of doing a restore at this point.

I can not work on this PC now, all files have messed up permissions on my 2ndary drives and are stuck "READ ONLY"

Thanks for the help


My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Oct 2012   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1

Since E is marked Active, that could be the source of your trouble. I think this was discussed before, but you need to take the Active off the E partition. Use this tutorial Partition - Mark as Inactive If you had all of your drives plugged in when you installed Win 7, you could have gotten some files that should be on C: on the E drive. Make E inactive and see how that works
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 HD Free space MORE than Available "preparing your desktop" every login

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