05-13-2012 12:42 PM
Last couple days, I have been getting the error msg: " HP TOOLS Drive E: running out of space... " then something about pls CLICK here to find out the free up some space... I click and the only thing listed is the RECYCLE BIN which is empty...
Thank you in advance for any help on this!
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05-13-2012 12:56 PM
Please try this link might help you to resolve your issue. Please revert back incase you have any question.
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05-13-2012 01:30 PM
My Computer screens- do not look like the screens used in the link you provided...
I have windows 7. Version 6.1 Service Pack 1
HP pavillion notebook dv7
On the one screen - where I can change the Disc to save Backups to -
there is a choice of C: Drive or E: Drive ... and it looks like C drive is already highlighted.
There was also a place where it said "Turn off notifications about .... " (low disc space)
I CLICKED on this but NOTHING happened!
If you need more info pls let me know!
05-14-2012 09:46 AM
Tks for replying.... There are 5 ICONS when I open the "HP TOOLS E: Drive" which are:
- HEWLETT- PACKARD
these are the files within HP folder
- BIOS UPDATE
- Quick Web
- System Diags
Thank you again! I am lost on this one!
Queen Annes Lace
05-14-2012 11:02 AM
OHHHH!!!! I just opened the KIM-HP file and theres a lot of restore pts - on just ONE date there are 17 files and
over 1 GB in size!!! IS this all just ONE restore pt ??? they all have same date
05-14-2012 11:08 AM
There is only 1 date for back ups---- I did click on something somewhere earlier to delete ALL but MOST RECENT restore pts...
Maybe I need to RESTART computer now....
05-14-2012 11:16 AM
Ok, that is the problem, system restore should Not be turned on for Drive E
Turn it off, here is how.
Control Panel (icon view) > System > System Protection (left side)
When the popup opens and populates, highlight drive E: in the "protection settings" box and then click "configure", a new window opens, then tick "turn off system protection" then click ok to close all windows, close control panel.
This will prevent future low disk space for E:
- Performing an HP System Recovery (Windows 8)
- Performing an HP system recovery (Windows 7)
- Troubleshooting HP System Recovery Problems (Windows 8)
- Read this before ordering your Recovery Discs! (US and Canada Only)
- Using Recovery Manager to Restore Software and Drivers (Windows 8)
- Using Recovery Manager to Restore Software and Drivers (Windows 7)