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Old 20th November, 2005, 02:44 PM
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Out of HDD Space??

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I currently have 1 GB free on my C: drive I just uninsalled aload of suff used Add & Remove programs (this was 5gb worth) however it still says I have 1 Gb free. This used to hapen to me all the time on Win 98 but just ran scan disk and all was fine. Any way of doing the same on XP?? I have rebooted and run disk cleanup to no avail,

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Old 20th November, 2005, 05:56 PM
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It's standard to leave 15% free space on your HDD. Folks see free space and want to load her up, but Win XP needs 15% of the partition/actual disk free to have breathing room. Hard drives aren't very expensive nowadays. Go Ultra SCSI 320. Kidding! IDE and SATA work just fine for SOHO use.
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yeah that is all cleaned out
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try diskdefragment. search defrag.
Or just buy a new one.
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...8&sku=THD-250A
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Try a "chkdsk /?" in the command line .
I'd try "chkdsk c: /F /R" given that c: is the partition with problems. Also you can try a temporary file cleaner (I use the free CCleaner from http://www.ccleaner.com/).
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