Re: Installed Vista 64bit. Hard drive 160gb Old 32bit 58gb??
From an elevated command prompt (right cmd, choose 'run as admin.."), use
the vssadmin command to work with system restore defaults.
vssadmin list shadowstorage
will reveal the amount of space allocated to system restore.
Best of Luck,
Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
"mainframeguy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Amazing, thanks you did it again! Saved me alot of time.
> You know I have another question.
> Is there a way to see this file?
> Just curious but can I remove it or is it worth its weight?
> "Rick Rogers" wrote:
>> System Restore, by default, reserves 15% of the drive space. On a 1TB
>> that'd be 150GB. Add the OS, and you're easily at 160GB.
>> Best of Luck,
>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>> "mainframeguy" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> > Anyone know why I went from 58gb used on the old system to the new hard
>> > drive
>> > 1TB, 160gb on the New Installed System. I have not moved over my
>> > programs
>> > and files so I am puzzled?
>> > Thanks.
>> > Sey