CDRInfo Forum CDRInfo Forum

Forums  Register  Login  My Profile  Inbox  Address Book  My Subscription  My Forums 

Photo Gallery  Member List  Search  Calendars  FAQ  Ticket List  Log Out

Out of Disk Space   Logged in as: Guest
Viewers: 1394 You can click here to see Today's Posts | Most Active Topics | Posts Since Last Visit
  Printable Version
All Forums >> [Optical Storage Software] >> DVDInfoPro >> Out of Disk Space Page: [1]
Login
Message << Older Topic   Newer Topic >>
Out of Disk Space - 4/2/2005 12:58:38 PM   
grizzlybare


Posts: 12
Status: offline
After getting the out of disk space error on my 120G drive, which I should have 70 gig left on, I have dumped everything I could dump and still says I only have 1 gig left. I am running Norton Systemworks and in the past I learned that protected files were eating up my hard drive space. That is not the case now, as there are no protected files shown in the recycle bin. But, somewhere I saw files of the size of DVDs such as unrecycle/00001084.ISO. How do I regain my hard drive space?
Post #: 1
RE: Out of Disk Space - 4/2/2005 1:54:16 PM   
SithTracy


Posts: 1670
Status: offline
Griz - check the obvious... clear the cache of your web browser... delete all files from your temp folders (%TEMP% and %WINDIR%\TEMP). If you do a lot of disc burning, delete the old images (iso, nrg, bin/cue). Check your disk for viruses or ads... do a scandisc and defrag. It's not that hard. If you can't do that, buy dinner for one of your guru friends and have them take a look.

(in reply to grizzlybare)
Post #: 2
RE: Out of Disk Space - 4/2/2005 4:49:42 PM   
grizzlybare


Posts: 12
Status: offline
Unfort, I have done all that. This computer is not on the web and has no excess software. That is why I am so perplexed. Need more input.

(in reply to SithTracy)
Post #: 3
RE: Out of Disk Space - 4/2/2005 5:49:37 PM   
Flash


Posts: 276
Joined: 12/28/2001
From: UK
Status: offline
System Restore will be taking up the excess space and the only way to remove the restore files is to disable System Restore. You can re-enable it and then start the restore from the current time.


_____________________________

THESE ARE MY OPINIONS
http://flashman.rpc1.org
http://www.dvd-recordable.org
I TAKE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY WAY THEY ARE INTERPRETED


(in reply to grizzlybare)
Post #: 4
RE: Out of Disk Space - 4/2/2005 6:18:14 PM   
SithTracy


Posts: 1670
Status: offline
... assuming he is using XP... We need more info too. How is the disc formatted (FAT16/32, NTFS, HPFS -- old nt or os/2)? What do you have on the system and what is it used for? How big is the page file set to? Was the install of the os an upgrade or fresh install? If upgraded, old os files could still exist. Did you re-install the OS, do you have multiple Windows directories? Did you dable with Linux; do you have any ext2 partitions? How is your disc partitioned?


Also what % of your disc is allocated for the recyle bin...


< Message edited by SithTracy -- 4/2/2005 7:33:53 PM >

(in reply to Flash)
Post #: 5
Page:   [1]
All Forums >> [Optical Storage Software] >> DVDInfoPro >> Out of Disk Space Page: [1]
Jump to:





New Messages No New Messages
Hot Topic w/ New Messages Hot Topic w/o New Messages
Locked w/ New Messages Locked w/o New Messages
 Post New Thread
 Reply to Message
 Post New Poll
 Submit Vote
 Delete My Own Post
 Delete My Own Thread
 Rate Posts




Forum Software © ASPPlayground.NET Advanced Edition 2.4.5 ANSI

0.016