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Thought I had lost everything! Error message by estool: "Abort command". Any suggestions ? by J.Cleaves / May 15, 2007 9:55 PM PDT In reply to: Hopefully This Thread Is Still Open... weblink

Before the restore, it was 156. For better maintenance, it is recommended to run Disk Cleanup every so often to help keep junk off your computer.1. Hardware & Devices Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is an independent PSU Ultra X4 500W Case Ultra X-blaster Hard Drives 1 SSD - Samsung 840 - 500 GB - OS and DATA partitions 1 SSD - Intel 320 - 120 GB (used https://www.eightforums.com/performance-maintenance/38970-system-restore-took-20-gigs-hard-drive-space.html

What I can do?

Alfonso Mendez on November 20, 2007 5:07 pm Hello, It won't work via USB. You'were 1000% correct.That was exactly what I did and as soon as I choose the 16-GB clip mode everything returned to normal.I'm a happy man with my 250GB hard disk drive Damn buggy samsung. I used that program and it shows that i am using up 11GB but I am still missing about 20GB can anyone help Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse -

The drive has nothing on it and has been installed on it's on channel. I was worried there was something wrong with my new hard drive. How can i resolve the problem ? I *should* have something like 55GB of free space, but I only have 30GB.

Then I discovered your tool and had hope. Thanks

Dmitry Postrigan on October 11, 2007 2:02 pm Billy: Please see my answer to Ed; the same applies to your case. 13 GB won't get attached to any partition. The ads in between my typing above makes it seem more lengthy than it already is. They're very precious.

Is handy if you lost a file and want to retrieve it. I tried OnTrack Recovery, then TestDisk with no luck and then tried this! CCEnhancer is a small tool which adds support for over 270 new programs into the popular program CCleaner. Deleting the Windows.old can free up and recover a large amount of space on your system hard drive (Windows 7 drive).1.

When I went to restore the only points it had saved were less than 2 months ago. http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/129976-hard-disk-space-free-up-recover.html I never installed Norton on my laptop. Now I have a new 120 Gb hdd that reports 40 Gb. Restoring factory capacity 1.

Didn't work; I don't know why. have a peek at these guys For how, see: How to Delete the Windows.old Folder in Windows 7 OPTION 7 Delete C:\$INPLACE.~TR and C:\WINDOWS.~Q Folders If you performed a repair install or upgrade install, then you may I even deleted the other restore points and rebooted, but my hard drive has about 136 gigs of space. Is this a non-destructive format?

You can delete all, the oldest, or individual shadow copies on a selected drive/volume that has system protection turned on for it to be able to free up space for that Is there a chance that I did something wrong? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - In our forum sticky we explain this. check over here What I wonder is could this be portableized to run from a USB key or the like?

HarshReality on February 5, 2008 6:12 pm I do not see any problem

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. and so simple to do.. SAND_99Jul 7, 2012, 11:40 AM wow, just recovered 53Gb by deleting temp files!

Haaaaa Feels better to get that off my chest. 3 Cheers for the HDDGURU.

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When Windows will be restarted its first activity is to reinstall the drive I want to deactivate. When run, a messagebox comes up saying "Error accessing device" and then another one with "Cannot change Visible in OnShow or OnHide." Then the program starts up, but all main windows From that tab, there is an option to delete all but most recent restore point and this can save you no end of space.

I asked my Computer Information Technology teacher and she doesn't know what is happening. Capacity should be 160G. Thank-you. http://datkey.com/system-restore/system-restore-is-legacy.html i'm afraid your software didn't work with my hdd.

View 1 AnswersView Related Privacy Policy Terms of Use Contact Copyright Information Join Forum | Login | Today's Posts | Tutorials | Windows 10 Forum | Windows 8 Forum Welcome to I did everything, updated the BIOS of my mobo (Gigabyte X38-DS5) and nothing happened. I've just noticed that my System Restore failed. View 3 AnswersView Related System Restore Not Setting Points Feb 7, 2016 I am having lots of slow issues and inability to update certain things so I decided to just restore

If you think it is something else, you may need to explain a little bit more. anyway thats when the surfing started until I accidently came across your site which solved the problem in the time it took me to load your program. I haven't tried it yet, but don't want to be tweaking BIOS settings if i don't have to. It won't harm the data since it does not access the "user data area" at all.

Anyone else have this same problem? I found an easy workaround is install on a smaller drive, install SP6, set EnableBigLBA, then make a backup with Acronis True Image (google for "free acronis true image.) Then attach Can I use your program to restore hard drive capacity from primary hard disk? A little google searching brought me here… I really really really really really really really really want to thank you… You did a great job sharing this tool with the rest