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videogames518

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Hi, I'm kinda new to this, so I'm not exactly sure what to say as for asking for help, but here it goes.....

I'm trying to defrag/clear up some memory in my PRESARIO_RP (D:) , but I don't know how. I'm assuming that if I can pull this off, it might hopefully speed up my laptop/internet connection.


This is what is looks like when I try to defrag the drive.....

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Also, this is what is in my Hard Disk Drive......

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So.... does anyone know how I can clear up some memory for it?
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hi

This is the recovery partition where a backup of your system is located, if for some reason you needed to recover your system this is what you will need.

So in another words you shouldn't be playing around with this partition and keep your hands off :)

You'd be better by defragmenting the C:\ partition where your system is installed.

cheers

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Don't touch the D: drive, it's a recovery partition like ali.B said, touching it could mean big problems when you need to recover your system to factory settings
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So, there's no way to clear up any memory for it without getting rid of the Recovery that's not to be touched?
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WHY do you need to clear up space ? you have 40 GB free on C:\

why do you want to clear space from D:\ ?

cheers

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WHY do you need to clear up space ? you have 40 GB free on C:\

why do you want to clear space from D:\ ?

cheers

ali.B


I know my C has plenty of space left, but I think that most of whatever lag I have is coming from the little space on the D drive, though I'm not positive on that.
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the D drive isn't in use constantly, Defragging it is unlikely to make any effect other than possibly lower the chances of recovery incase your windows dies or you wish to reinstall, windows only ever cares and acts slow if the windows drive is low on space ( The C drive )
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the D drive isn't in use constantly, Defragging it is unlikely to make any effect other than possibly lower the chances of recovery incase your windows dies or you wish to reinstall, windows only ever cares and acts slow if the windows drive is low on space ( The C drive )


Ah, k. Thanks.
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If you want to try and defrag it try using this...
Download Auslogics Defrag from the link in my signature below. Auslogics Defrag in my opinion is better because:
It does a more comprehensive job at Defragging
It will actually show you what it is doing
At the end of working it will show you how much speed you picked up
You can view a online log of the files that Auslogics defragged

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