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Vista C: Drive & Data E: Drive

  1. #1


    Paul Guest

    Vista C: Drive & Data E: Drive

    I find that I am frequently running low on space on my VISTA C: drive. I
    have used the disk clean up and still could do with more space.

    However, my E: drive is virtually empty. Can I start saving files to this
    even though it is marked as DATE E: drive.

    If I can, is it possible to transfer / cut & paste / copy & delete files
    from my Vista C: drive to the DATA E: drive?

    Many thanks for any advice you can give me.
    --
    Paul

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  2. #2


    Rick Rogers Guest

    Re: Vista C: Drive & Data E: Drive

    Hi Paul,

    Provided it is not your system manufacturer's recovery volume, then yes.

    --
    Best of Luck,

    Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
    http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
    Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
    My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com

    "Paul" <Paul@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:7EF01FFE-9E13-4C1D-9CD8-70C282F1CB92@xxxxxx

    >I find that I am frequently running low on space on my VISTA C: drive. I
    > have used the disk clean up and still could do with more space.
    >
    > However, my E: drive is virtually empty. Can I start saving files to this
    > even though it is marked as DATE E: drive.
    >
    > If I can, is it possible to transfer / cut & paste / copy & delete files
    > from my Vista C: drive to the DATA E: drive?
    >
    > Many thanks for any advice you can give me.
    > --
    > Paul

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Paul Guest

    Re: Vista C: Drive & Data E: Drive

    Thanks for your reply Rick. However, without wishing to sound dumb, how do I
    find out if the E: Drive (which is headed DATA) is my system manufacturer's
    recovery volume?
    --
    Paul


    "Rick Rogers" wrote:

    > Hi Paul,
    >
    > Provided it is not your system manufacturer's recovery volume, then yes.
    >
    > --
    > Best of Luck,
    >
    > Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
    > http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
    > Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
    > My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
    >
    > "Paul" <Paul@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:7EF01FFE-9E13-4C1D-9CD8-70C282F1CB92@xxxxxx

    > >I find that I am frequently running low on space on my VISTA C: drive. I
    > > have used the disk clean up and still could do with more space.
    > >
    > > However, my E: drive is virtually empty. Can I start saving files to this
    > > even though it is marked as DATE E: drive.
    > >
    > > If I can, is it possible to transfer / cut & paste / copy & delete files
    > > from my Vista C: drive to the DATA E: drive?
    > >
    > > Many thanks for any advice you can give me.
    > > --
    > > Paul
    >
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    KDE Guest

    Re: Vista C: Drive & Data E: Drive

    click your Start orb, then "Computer" how big is drive E: ? if it's
    anywhere form 4-10 Gig then its probably a recovery disk. If its larger
    then it probably is another hard drive or partition that can be used. Yes
    you can cut, paste, copy, even install programs to it.


    "Paul" <Paul@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:708C02BB-AA91-46DE-BE8B-A04A3A532656@xxxxxx

    > Thanks for your reply Rick. However, without wishing to sound dumb, how do
    > I
    > find out if the E: Drive (which is headed DATA) is my system
    > manufacturer's
    > recovery volume?
    > --
    > Paul
    >
    >
    > "Rick Rogers" wrote:
    >

    >> Hi Paul,
    >>
    >> Provided it is not your system manufacturer's recovery volume, then yes.
    >>
    >> --
    >> Best of Luck,
    >>
    >> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
    >> http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
    >> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
    >> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
    >>
    >> "Paul" <Paul@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    >> news:7EF01FFE-9E13-4C1D-9CD8-70C282F1CB92@xxxxxx

    >> >I find that I am frequently running low on space on my VISTA C: drive.
    >> >I
    >> > have used the disk clean up and still could do with more space.
    >> >
    >> > However, my E: drive is virtually empty. Can I start saving files to
    >> > this
    >> > even though it is marked as DATE E: drive.
    >> >
    >> > If I can, is it possible to transfer / cut & paste / copy & delete
    >> > files
    >> > from my Vista C: drive to the DATA E: drive?
    >> >
    >> > Many thanks for any advice you can give me.
    >> > --
    >> > Paul
    >>
    >>


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