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Windows 7: BIOS Hard Drive

14 Jun 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
BIOS Hard Drive

Hi People!

This Newbie to the forum is no techie, so what does 'BIOS hard drive - 97% used' mean? This was found in the Computer section after 'Start'.

It also says 'Space Free 322 MB' of total size 11.1 GB'

Should I be doing anything about this?

Thanks Folks in advance!

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14 Jun 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

From the size of it I would say it is the Manufacturer's Recovery partition. Can you post a screenshot of folder contents? Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums
Also this Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
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14 Jun 2015   #3

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

You should do something about it if the drive is the C drive. Only 3% free space is too little.

But, I think there is more to the story.

It's highly unlikely that your C drive is only 11.1 GB in size.

Go to Windows Explorer and highlight the C drive. Right click it and choose "properties". Tell us how much is shown for "free space" and "used space".

Repeat that for all drives in your computer.
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14 Jun 2015   #4

Windows 7 32 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
It's highly unlikely that your C drive is only 11.1 GB in size.
It is probably the recovery partition My recovery partition for Windows 8.0 Laptop is 11.04 GB
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