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    G.J Smith Guest

    System Volume Information Files

    Hi all,

    I'm running Vista Business on a home PC, I have system restore activated and
    have done so on this PC with XP before upgrading the system to Vista.
    Unfortunately due to this fact my hard drive is rapidly filling up with
    System Volume Information files dating back to 2006. I've tried switching off
    system restore and performing a disk cleanup but I just can't get rid of
    these files and they are just wasted HD space. Can anyone give me any
    suggestions, I've already tried deleting the files in safe mode and using
    administrators privilidges, but to no avail I just can't access the
    folder.............Help!!!
    --
    GJS

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    Re: System Volume Information Files

    Quote Originally Posted by G.J Smith View Post
    Hi all,

    I'm running Vista Business on a home PC, I have system restore activated and
    have done so on this PC with XP before upgrading the system to Vista.
    Unfortunately due to this fact my hard drive is rapidly filling up with
    System Volume Information files dating back to 2006. I've tried switching off
    system restore and performing a disk cleanup but I just can't get rid of
    these files and they are just wasted HD space. Can anyone give me any
    suggestions, I've already tried deleting the files in safe mode and using
    administrators privilidges, but to no avail I just can't access the
    folder.............Help!!!
    --
    GJS
    "System Volume Information" is where all the data pertaining to restore points are kept. Try deleting some older restore points.

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    G.J Smith Guest

    Re: System Volume Information Files

    Yep I've done that, but there is still several gig of these files that I
    can't delete.
    --
    GJS


    "dzomlija" wrote:

    >
    > G.J Smith;600876 Wrote:

    > > Hi all,
    > >
    > > I'm running Vista Business on a home PC, I have system restore
    > > activated and
    > > have done so on this PC with XP before upgrading the system to Vista.
    > > Unfortunately due to this fact my hard drive is rapidly filling up with
    > > System Volume Information files dating back to 2006. I've tried
    > > switching off
    > > system restore and performing a disk cleanup but I just can't get rid
    > > of
    > > these files and they are just wasted HD space. Can anyone give me any
    > > suggestions, I've already tried deleting the files in safe mode and
    > > using
    > > administrators privilidges, but to no avail I just can't access the
    > > folder.............Help!!!
    > > --
    > > GJS
    >
    > "System Volume Information" is where all the data pertaining to restore
    > points are kept. Try deleting some older restore points.
    >
    >
    > --
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