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Recovery Drive

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#1 kboaz2001


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Posted 03 July 2010 - 07:07 AM

I keep getting the message that my recovery drive has low disk space. I do online backup of my computer once a week, so can I just delete everything in the recovery drive? If not, what are my other options?

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Posted 03 July 2010 - 11:57 PM

Hello and welcome to bleepingcomputer.

If your recovery drive is not the same size as the Windows 7 partition you will get this notice from the Windows 7 action center notification icon (the white flag)

It will do this even if the drive has plenty of unused space still left on it.

If your on-line storage has a current backup, you can right click your backup drive in the COMPUTER directory and format it, it will make the whole drive available again.

You can also turn off that notice by going to your backup utility and click turn off notices regarding windows backup.

Hope this helps.

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#3 kboaz2001

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Posted 04 July 2010 - 04:09 AM

Thank you, the formatting worked.

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