HP disk memory getting full

  jack 08:59 30 Sep 2010

On of my flock has e-mail to say he is getting the following reading from is HP laptop
'HP (C:)
free 687 GB (three quarters free space)

1.51 GB free of total 11.2GB'

I read that 'D' is the normal 'Factory' system back up and there for my advie would be - 'Don't Touch'
But is he correct is assuming that the space is diminishing and should have some 'clearing'?
If so what should be done?

  Nontek 09:55 30 Sep 2010

I don't have HP, but all looks quite normal to me.

  Nontek 09:56 30 Sep 2010

Just make sure he/she does not put anything on to D: just leave as-is.

  hastelloy 16:44 30 Sep 2010

It looks to me like he has a 750GB HDD partitioned. He certainly doesn't appear to be short of space on C:

  Quiller. 18:44 30 Sep 2010

That's normal.

Tell them to forget about the D partition.

  woodchip 20:45 30 Sep 2010

He She means Mb free not Gig,
It needs a new Drive Fitting that is bigger, To do it you need to Image the Drive that's in to a External NTFS USB drive. Remove the old drive and fit the new one then Restore the Image, I have done this on my Medion Laptop that only had a 30gig drive in when I got it. The Restore function will still work after if you do it this way using Acronis

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