We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Windows Help


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

Disk Management Question


babybell

Likes # 0

On my laptop, my hard drive is split into 3 volumes:

Windows (C:) 24.69GB Free Storage (F:) 40.56GB Free Data (D:) 2.83GB Free

Would I notice any improvement to my laptopsperformance if I reduced the free space on the Storage (F:) and increased the Windows (C:) volume? Or would it make no difference?

Like this post
babybell

Likes # 0

On my laptop, my hard drive is split into 3 volumes:

Windows (C:) 24.69GB Free Storage (F:) 40.56GB Free Data (D:) 2.83GB Free

Would I notice any improvement to my laptopsperformance if I reduced the free space on the Storage (F:) and increased the Windows (C:) volume?

Or would it make no difference?

Like this post
proudfoot

Likes # 0

Yes if the C partition is almost full. I would suggest you buy a USB external hard drive and copy the contents of D and F to it and then delete the contents of D and F and merge them into Partition C.

Your internal hard drive appears to be rather small is the laptop rather old.If so a system reinstall to factory settings would improve matters.

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

4G to get faster and cheaper with Freeview spectrum: We're in for a wait though

IDG UK Sites

Why you shouldn't buy your gadgets at launch: Wait and pick up a bargain

IDG UK Sites

Artist creates a geometric rave in a chapel for The House of St Barnabus

IDG UK Sites

Mac mini (Late 2014) 1.4 GHz review: Mac mini is sort of upgradable, but is it any good as it is?