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08-19-2012 11:55 AM
I wasn't sure which category it went under, so I put it here.
My notebook is brand new, I've had it for 4 days, and I just got this message telling me that I was running out of space on Drive E:, I deleted my backup and the message went away. I then realised that I will need this backup if anything ever goes wrong, so I searched for what may be the actual cause of the problem, and came across a file called 'rootfs', it is in the folder 'Hewlett-Packard' and then under another folder called 'QuickWeb' and it is 2.17GB in size. I don't know whether I should delete this file or whether deletion will cause my notebook to mess up. I have not saved anything into this drive, only into DDrive C
I am running Windows 7 64Bit.
My notebook is a Pavilion g6.
Thanks in advance!
08-19-2012 12:37 PM - edited 08-19-2012 12:38 PM
HP splits your drive into partitions for the HP utilities and for the system recovery. These partitions are not meant for backup. They are meant for support and nothing else. Buy an external USB hard drive for backup and backup to that. Do not try to back up to the HP partitions that have little or no room for a backup. Do not delete those files!
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