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Windows 7: Win 7 Move Drive

09 Dec 2011   #11
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

2. see picture

3. Pagefile of 1GB should suffice.

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09 Dec 2011   #12

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

You should still check on System Restore.

Look in Control Panel then system then system protection. Then poke the configure button.

What is shown as current usage and max usage?

You should still run WinDirStat and post a picture of what it reveals.

See TheOG's post number 6 for how to post a picture in this thread.
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10 Dec 2011   #13


Life is good..... Cleaned up my C drive by moving the My Music which contained iTunes media music. Tried moving
My Documents also but Outlook did not like me doing that. Even when I gave it the new path when it asked, it was
still not happy, so I restored it back. I also turned off hibernation which I don't use and reduced the pagefile.sys size from 15.9 gb to 1 gb. C drive is now 177 gb Used 54 gb Free. Life is good.... No re-install.... YEA!!!!

Thanks again for everyones help.....
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10 Dec 2011   #14
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Glad you got it sorted. Happy surfing.

But there is still a lot of stuff on your C: partition. I would create more folders in your Data partition and move stuff to there. Then right click on those folders and INCLUDE them into the respective library. That way you need not change the path of anything - you just get an additional folder in the library. Note that this works only for folders for which you have libraries. But you can always create a library for whatever you like.
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