EXTERNAL HARDDRIVE

  LANDCRUISER 15:09 10 Nov 2005
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Hi there,i have a problem deleting file on the external h/d,when i go into G drive to delete files it shows that it deleting but it does not recover the space on the drive what can i do,ta

  LANDCRUISER 16:26 14 Nov 2005

Hi wee eddie, yes i know i should be able to overwrite it but the drive is nearly full & i cannot remove other things loaded here,allthough i delete things it not removeing it from the h/d

  woodchip 19:21 14 Nov 2005

If you delete something on the Hard drive then you should see the space recoverd when you empty the BIN and reboot

  LANDCRUISER 23:09 14 Nov 2005

that is the point woodchip i do not see any space created,it looks just the same as befor,that why the hard disc is nearly full because its not deleting the program on it.

  woodchip 23:12 14 Nov 2005

Have you tried System File Checker, Or there may be a nasty on your C:\Drive that's stopping you deleting files

  LANDCRUISER 23:16 14 Nov 2005

i have norton system works that checks the reg this is ok, i have run spybot,adaware,aol spyware nothing at all

  woodchip 23:20 14 Nov 2005

norton system works will not do what SFC does. as You just told me, I forgot that it creates a backup of files deleted so they can be recoverd. Right click Recycle bin and turn of Protected Recycle Bin and clear recycle bin

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