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Disc full, can't delete


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#1 niilo

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Posted 03 August 2005 - 01:17 PM

I was coding film and didn't notice the disc (d-partition, actually) was running out of space. Now the partition is full and XP won't let me delete anything ("Not enough free disc space")! Have deleted a big file from the command prompt but XP still reports the disc is full - even though the file is gone using the XP explorer, as well. Can't get into safe mode either, get stuck :(

I can use the pc without problems - all apps are on C where I have lots of free space - but can't do anything with the D partition. Defragmenting doesn't work, either, same error msg.

The pc is a fast laptop running XPpro, SP2.

Appreciate any suggestions! Partition Magic the only way out?!

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Posted 03 August 2005 - 03:33 PM

try moving files from D: to C:. Run disk cleanup on D:
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Posted 03 August 2005 - 04:20 PM

try deleting from a dos prompt (command window)?




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