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no its already much enough for my operations.....and i had 6-7GB of free space on the primary before the problem occured....and i dont install softwares and stuff on my primary as i've left it completely for vista..... and i just tried running ccc 10 times, surprisingly it installed well but only freed up 65MB...still a long way to go!
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i already have cccleaner and its exe file got deleted for some reason and as i already said, i'm not able to run any installers due to the very low disk space.....and i havent installed sp1 yet.
You could turn off the system restore (or lower the amount)

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post #13 of 25
why dont you jsut use system restore to roll back to before the updates...then dont click everything like you did last time. Also, 15GB isn't really a big enough partition for Vista as the install takes up about half that alone.
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You could turn off the system restore (or lower the amount)

Kurt
yeah, delete all the older restore points
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You could turn off the system restore (or lower the amount)

Kurt
Got 1GB back....thanks dude....but another thing, where is the temporary folder of WUpdt located??????...
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guys keep your posts and suggestions coming, i'm off to sleep(ITS PAST MIDNIGHT HERE)
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There is a hidden folder C:\\WUTemp where the updates are downloaded to. It is deleted after the updates are finished though. Maybe since you messed with things it didn't delete it....worth checking. Make sure you have hidden folders enabled when you look though.

EDIT: This was for xp though, i dunno if it holds true in vista. Give it a shot.
post #18 of 25
go to your install/remove programs in the control panel, then click the windows features, turn some of those off, or go to the view installed updates tab and remove the updates you don't need. But as others said, give more room to vista, it needs more than 15 gigs to live.
post #19 of 25
heh. i bet you downloaded ALL the language packs....

If so then i'm pretty certain thats whats eaten all your space up. your only option would be to roll back before you installed the updates. i'm disappointed in you guys, i thought someone would've mentioned this sooner XD

if i were you. i'd leave system restore on
Edited by Thingamajig - 5/20/08 at 1:09pm
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heh. i bet you downloaded ALL the language packs....

If so then i'm pretty certain thats whats eaten all your space up. your only option would be to roll back before you installed the updates. i'm disappointed in you guys, i thought someone would've mentioned this sooner XD

if i were you. i'd leave system restore on
he said he unchecked them, so we assumed...ah, that he didn't install them!
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