Re: Vista Backup Folder Sizes?
Thanks John I saw it. I left a reply there!
"John Hanley" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Steve -- I wrote you some thoughts on this in reply to the post in the
> newsgroup: microsoft.public.windows.vista.performance_mainten ance.
> "Steve Mavronis" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> My external 500gb drive is being used for both Vista File Backup and
>> Complete PC Backup. It says I now have only 70gb free on the drive? I'm
>> puzzled on the disk usage. My file backups go into a folder under the
>> PC-Name folder called Backup Set 2007-08-05 230745 but the folder
>> properties says it has 0 bytes usage in 33 folders. I've been doing a
>> scheduled file backup once a week since August 5, 2007. Now my Complete
>> PC Backup is under WindowsImageBackup\PC-Name\Backup 2008-01-03 052342
>> and the folder properties says it is using 91gb with 10 files inside.
>> There are no other Backup folders under WindowsImageBackup, just a
>> Catalog folder taking 24kb of space. I'm wondering where the remaining
>> used space is at? I tried changing folder view options to show hidden and
>> system folders but they don't account for the missing space. I wanted to
>> delete a bunch of the old File Backups to make room for more Complete
>> Backups. I'm getting an error when trying to start a Complete PC Backup
>> saying there is not enough space on the drive? The File Backup still
>> Windows Vista Ultimate 32bit, Intel Q6600 CPU, 2gb RAM, 500gb RAID-0 HD,
>> Nvidia 8800GTX 768mb GPU, 22" Widescreen LCD, Asus/ViXS Combo-210E TV
>> Tuner, Creative SoundBlaster X-FI Audio, Logitech MX518 Gaming Mouse,
>> Logitech Premium Stereo Headset, external Lacie 500gb USB backup drive