"Dennis Stephens" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>I have a DELL laptop running VISTA. I have noticed that my D (recovery )
>drive is almost full. I have gone through the routine of trying to erase
>all unnecessary files several times. The drive is still almost completely
>full despite all my efforts. The wastebasket is empty, I have deleted all
>duplicated files from, nothing works. The computer seems to only use the D
>drive and the C drive is more than 70% free space.
> What should I do next?
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No decent backup program will EVER point a backup save to the primary boot
drive. It looks for any drive/partition which does NOT have the working
operating system installed. In your case, it has found D which is your OEM
If you want to back up using Windows Backup or any other backup utility, you
will have to buy another drive, preferably external.
If you only want to back up pics and music, burn them to a CD/DVD using your
Mike Hall - MVP Windows Experience
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