How do I free some space on my E drive?

I have already empied my recycle bin, however this did not help?
Frances
Asked Jun 25, 2010
im assuming you are using windows so here's what you do

right click on your e drive
then click on properties
on the properties box where it says disk space there should be a button that says "Disk Cleanup"
click on it and it should clear up some space.
night_angel
Answered Jun 25, 2010
If night_angel's solution doesn't free up enough space, you can also load Windows Explorer, make sure Details is checked under View at the top, browse through the E Drive's folders and look at the files that are there and how much space they are taking up. You may find some very large files that are no longer used. Right click on them to delete them.

Don't delete anything in a program folder unless you are 100% sure that it's a data file like a video file, not one used with a program. If you're not sure what's in the file, double click and see what loads. If nothing loads, I'd leave it alone.

Once you've done that, don't empty the recycle bin until you have tested any programs running out of that drive. You can restore the file from the recycle bin if there is a problem. Right click on the file and select 'Restore' if necessary.

I wouldn't suggest doing this on the C Drive anywhere except files under 'My Documents.'

Rob
Answered Jun 26, 2010

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