You are 100% correct
75 vGB (Total) 4.56 GB (Free)
That is more than likely the problem.
In case you are tempted do NOT uninstall any of the automatic updates. You will end up with problems.
UNLESS THE BELOW MENTIONED suggestions of System restore capapcity and Temporary File Cleaner work YOU MUST uninstall some items from C drive.
You must either UNINSTALL or MOVE (Copy first) to check the move to location has the files some items from your C drive to an external drive.
IF you have teens of Gigabytes of :-
JPEG images for your pictures and music files from your personal data are sometimes the favourites. I have seen computers where over a period of time Gb`s of space have been taken up with those files.
Another distinct possibility to increase space is to change your system restore capacity. Windows in the case of XP allocates 12%. If that is your setting reduce it to 3%
Start, right click My Computer click properties, on the window that opens, click the System Restore tab, highligh the C drive and click settings. Move the slider to approximately 3%. Click Apply and OK.
Download TFC by OldTimer
to your desktop - just click on that underlined link.
- Please double-click TFC.exe to run it. (Note: If you are running on Vista, right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator).
- It will close all programs when run, so make sure you have saved all your work before you begin.
- Click the Start button to begin the process. Depending on how often you clean temp files, execution time should be anywhere from a few seconds to a minute or two. Let it run uninterrupted to completion.
- Once it's finished it should reboot your machine. If it does not, please manually reboot the machine yourself to ensure a complete clean.
Now download and run thishttp://www.atribune....id=25&Itemid=25
Read the instructions on the web page.
Select ALL for the Main tab which is Internet Explorer and if you run Firefox, select all on there. Noting the caution regarding the saved passwords. These are website passwords, it does not effect windows passwords.Having done that please post back with the space now available.
Edited by Macboatmaster, 18 July 2011 - 04:33 AM.