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A.J.L

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windows vista home premium. I ran backup before installing a new program ( open office). the backup failed due to low disc space on D: drive my default backup partition. my C: drive has about 120Gb of 320GB used. the backup drive is set at factory default, around 60 or 80GB. the math is obvious however, what is the best way to fix this? can i increase my D drive without losing data or can i do a new backup that dosent take the whole c drive is that even possible now that i am low on backup space i am fairly tech savy so i will understand most directions. this one has me stumped for some reason.
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Do you have an OEM computer (Dell, HP, Sony, etc)? If you do, D:\ drive is usually a partition that has your system recovery stored on it. It wasn't meant to be used for backups. You can backup to a CD or an external drive ....
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yes, gateway oem. however, still the issue is low disc space on what you call restore drive D how do i get from there to here. are you saying backup to cd and then crash my d drive? specifics would be nice about now.
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