This is what happened. The Network guy had data moving from another server
so that it would get on the tape backup. He adjusted things to prevent the
disc space from getting eaten up.
"Anthony [MVP]" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> OK, so however it happened the first delete did not free up space, but the
> second one did?
> "Mark A. Sam" <MarkASam@newsgroup> wrote in message
>> It was empty. The disc drive ran out of space yesterday, so I freed up
>> another 5 GB. Today there is 30 GB available on the drive.
>> "Anthony [MVP]" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> Empty the Recycle Bin,
>>> "Mark A. Sam" <MarkASam@newsgroup> wrote in message
>>>> On a Windows 2003 server, there was only 147 MB available on a
>>>> particular HD. I copied a folder containing 11.2 GB to an auxilliary
>>>> HD connected to the server, then deleted the files in the original
>>>> folder. I thought it would free up space on the drive, but there is
>>>> still only 147 MB available. Can anyone tell me why?
>>>> Thank you and God Bless,
>>>> Mark A. Sam