03-05-2012 07:57 PM
hp GL995UA#ABA Pavilion dv6000 vista 32-bit. my system is running extremely slow and it is not infected with any viruses. i just noticed that the recovery drive is almost full while my disk space on my c drive has only 92gbs.
1. what is on the recovery drive and
2. can i delete stuff that i don't need?
i do not want to do a system restore.
03-10-2012 12:51 PM
Paul, I followed the link but i am not able to see the actual files. i unchecked hidden files but they do not show up on d drive. any other way around that?
local disk c: 90.5gb free of 142gb
hp recovery d: 707mb free of 6.58gb
03-10-2012 01:24 PM
I'm afraid I don't have an answer for you.
Are you getting that disk full error shown in the link?
Because if you're not, it is normal to see that the recovery partition is almost full.
If you haven't saved any files on it, then you're fine.
03-13-2012 06:43 AM
I'm hoping you are on Windows 7... If so then right click 'My Computer' and select 'Properties' under the 'System Protection' tab look for the 'Configure' button and click it. From there you can delete previous restore points, and change the amount of space the system is allowed to user for restore points. It will also show you how much space you've used up. You may also want to create a new system restore point after cleaning those out in case SHTF and you need to recover. The new point should be much smaller in size than the sum of all previous points that you just deleted.
07-08-2012 10:20 PM
I followed the document, and I'm trying to delete a download file. I keep getting this message when I try to delete the file:
"There is not enough space on the disk to perform this operation"
What does this mean?