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#1 itstheh

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Posted 27 May 2014 - 06:44 AM

Hi all,

 

My sons PC started to have dns resolving issues on perhaps 30% of the websites we try.

 

After MUCH googleing and head scratching I decided to use the upgrade option on windows 7 ultimate to repair the installation.

 

There was not enough room on his C drive, (SSD) so i set about freeing up space,

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I got to about 18 gigs free and ran the upgrade option.  It told me that the windows controller might have an issue and that itunes would need to be de-registered from that computer.

 

I removed both of these and upon re-running the upgrade it tells me that there is not enough space left and now on 2 gigs remain.

 

Can anyone explain what happened to the free space?  I ran disc cleanup, emptied all temp files and now I am lost.  I already took off loads of stuff he wanted to keep, so I have no way of getting back to the 16 gigs without knowing what happened.

 

Any help would be appreciated,

 

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Posted 27 May 2014 - 11:43 AM

What os are you upgrading from? At what point did you stop the upgrade.



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Posted 27 May 2014 - 12:45 PM

Was the Windows 7 upgrade already installed and you were attempting to use the upgrade disc to effect a repair?


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