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Local disk (C:) is full...How do I empty it watch

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    Okay, for the past few days I keep getting notifications that my (C local disk is full and that it needs to be emptied. My question is, how do I know what files can be deleted and what ones need to be kept?

    I'm not sure if you need any extra information about the computer to help, but I can get that for you (if you tell me where to look) :P

    I'm not usually this computer retarded, honest!

    Thanks in advance

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    If your C: drive is full, that's your hard drive. Try deleting any unnecessary music/video and programs that you don't need, as these often take up the most space.
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    (Original post by xXxBaby-BooxXx)
    Okay, for the past few days I keep getting notifications that my (C local disk is full and that it needs to be emptied. My question is, how do I know what files can be deleted and what ones need to be kept?

    I'm not sure if you need any extra information about the computer to help, but I can get that for you (if you tell me where to look) :P

    I'm not usually this computer retarded, honest!

    Thanks in advance

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    Well, you won't want to get rid of personal files/documents and installed programs - at least not the ones that you use. You could move old files onto a DVD or external hard drive, and uninstall the programs you don't need any more. Aside from that, you can run the "Disk Cleanup Tool" that should be in accessories, to free some space automatically .
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    Delete some files e.g. music and video files.
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    how big is the hard drive?
    go to my computer, right click on C, then properties. it will then tell you the capacity


    do you have a lot of music, pictures and video on your computer?
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    (Original post by choongsta)
    Double click on My Computer, then C://

    ctrl a, then hit delete
    well done:rolleyes:
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    - Empty your recycle bin frequently
    - Disk Cleanup Tool
    - Uninstall programs you no longer use
    - Delete music you no longer listen to
    - Delete unnecessary components & applications
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    No, its simple. Open up your computer tower and look for a small silver box. This is your hard drive, a.k.a. C: drive. Take it out. Use a hammer and chisel to open said silver box. Tip the box upside down and all unneccesary files will drop out (you may want to do this outside as it can get messy). Replace the hard drive.

    /problem.

    I got negged for this? Nah i guess it was my fault. Forgot TSR doesn't have a sense of humor.
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    (Original post by Bslforever)
    No, its simple. Open up your computer tower and look for a small silver box. This is your hard drive, a.k.a. C: drive. Take it out. Use a hammer and chisel to open said silver box. Tip the box upside down and all unneccesary files will drop out (you may want to do this outside as it can get messy). Replace the hard drive.

    /problem.
    oh ha ha:rolleyes:

    if i was being picky, there are flaws in your method anyway
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    (Original post by alexsheppard11)
    oh ha ha:rolleyes:

    if i was being picky, there are flaws in your method anyway
    That probably explains why i need to get a new PC every time i fill my hard drive...
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    (Original post by choongsta)
    i got negged for that =/ and mine is actually true. no fictional files falling out of of hard drives or anything. :dontknow:
    Although i feel for you bro, those files are not fictional. Seriously...

    Try it ;-)
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    (Original post by choongsta)
    Double click on My Computer, then C://

    ctrl a, then hit delete
    Shift and delete is better anyway.
 
 
 
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