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Windows 7: need more space on HDD!

01 Mar 2010   #11
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Hello dariusdk, welcome to Seven Forums!


You may get some other ideas from the tutorial at the link below.

Optimize Windows 7
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Run this command in elevated CMD.

powercfg.exe -h off

It will save you a few GBs (size of your RAM) by eliminating the hibernation file that you probably do not need.

That's listed as #12 in the tutorial listed above.


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01 Mar 2010   #12
dariusdk

Windows 7 Ult.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Hello dariusdk, welcome to Seven Forums!


You may get some other ideas from the tutorial at the link below.

Optimize Windows 7
Thanks I see alot of stuff in there I want to try.

Quote:
Run this command in elevated CMD.

powercfg.exe -h off

It will save you a few GBs (size of your RAM) by eliminating the hibernation file that you probably do not need.
yes, I dont use hibernation so I think I will be turning that off.


Once again everyone on this forum has been really helpfull I wil be telling everyone about this place
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01 Mar 2010   #13
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Thanks mate, glad we could be a help.
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