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Windows 7: 320GB HD almost full

25 Aug 2011   #31

Windows 7 64b Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
You need to do this via a Command Prompt. I think the problem you are having in the recursion cause dby Windows 7 using Junction Points. You need to find the real complete path to those files, not the one that has
ApplicationData.rcd/ApplicationData.rcd ....

Application Data is a Junction point (a pointer to another location). The real location is

C:\Users\xxxxxxxx\AppData and not C:\Users\rrkurtz\Application Data

Open a Command Prompt.
Do a cd AppData
dir *.rcd /s

See what it comes back with. Should be a much shorter path that you can navigate to via Command Prompt or Windows Explorer to delete those files.

+1 on this...

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25 Aug 2011   #32

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit

"C:\_Backup.RC\Windows\CP168\D0000000.rcd\AppData.rcd\Local.rcd\APPLIC~1.RCD\APPLIC~1.RCD\APPLIC~1.R CD\APPLIC~1.RCD\APPLIC~1.RCD\APPLIC~1.RCD\APPLIC~1.RCD\APPLIC~1.RCD\APPLEC~1.RCD\Safari.rcd\EXTENS~1 .RCD\ADBLOC~1.RCD\jquery.rcd\css.rcd\custom-theme.rcd"

that's one of the shorter paths
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25 Aug 2011   #33

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Boot up using a System Repair Disc.

go to a command prompt.

Enter following commands:
cd /d c:\
rd /s /q _Backup.RC

Boot up normally.

On most modern computers, you can boot to a CD/DVD by:

1. Insert Cd/Dvd
2. Power off computer
3. Power on computer.
4. Immediately and continually hit the F12 key
5. choose cd/dvd from the menu

This will boot you into the cd/dvd.
This is only once, that is, when you reboot then you will be rebooting to the normal device for your system.


START | type System Repair | Enter key | Create Disc button

1) Insert System Repair Disc into optical reader.
2) Shutdown computer.
3) Boot up computer from the System Repair Disc
If your computer doesn’t boot from the optical drive, then
Immediately after pushing your Power ON button,
start tapping the F2 key to get to the BIOS to change the boot order

On some computers, Immediately after pushing the Power ON button, start tapping the F12 key and choose CD/DVD to change the boot order only for this time.
4) Wait while a mini-version of Windows is loaded and finally the SYSTEM RECOVERY OPTIONS dialog appears.
will search your system for installed versions of Windows.
6) select the Use recovery tools that can help fix problems starting Windows radio button |
7) NEXT | Choose Command Prompt

Run desired commands and type EXIT when finished.
Remove the System Repair Disc.
Shutdown computer.
Power on computer.
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26 Aug 2011   #34

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit

took it to a tech... thanks to all who tried to help me...
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26 Aug 2011   #35
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

OK, hope they take care of you, and don't charge too much...

A Guy
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26 Aug 2011   #36

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit

thanks again for your help, A Guy $30 and well worth it after 3 weeks of hell
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26 Aug 2011   #37
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Did they happen to mention what/how they did it? A Guy
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27 Aug 2011   #38

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
Did they happen to mention what/how they did it? A Guy
yes, he used a Linux disk
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 320GB HD almost full

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