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My computer keeps saying low disk space

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  • Started 7 years ago by tiago226
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supermansghost
supermansghost
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Is your D: drive only 6GB?

It looks like the preload folder is taking up the most space... what is that?

Also, it looks like you have windows installed on your D: drive?

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tiago226
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it says my d drive is 9.68GB

is that bad that its on my d drive? i really don't understand this to much im not a computer person when it comes to these things. all i know is that there is to much in my d drive and it should be like that so something has to be deleted

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supermansghost
supermansghost
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What is in the preload folder? It seems like that's taking up all the space, and you should move that somewhere else.

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tiago226
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well i dont really know what it means but wen i press the + its says base3.wim , base.wim , base2.wim , base4.wim
that is what is taking up all the room

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supermansghost
supermansghost
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That's the windows installation files. You should be able to move that folder to a different drive.

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tiago226
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is c drive ok?

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thegeek
The Geek
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yeah, I would think that would be fine.

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tiago226
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when i drag it to the C drive it makes a copy so that i now have one in the D drive and one in the C drive, so if i do that is it ok to delete the one that is in the D drive or does it have to be the original that is moved?

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supermansghost
supermansghost
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that's fine, now that you've backed it up you can delete the original

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tiago226
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ok thanks, should i move all the folders that are taking up the most room, which i think is only like 3,?

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thegeek
The Geek
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You could probably move the i386 folder, but don't try and move your windows folder.

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tiago226
Posts: 16

ok thanks so much for all the help!

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