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Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎02-20-2010
Location: New York, NY
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Accessing backup files/Freeing up space on hard disk

I have an IdeaPad Y430.  It's about a year old and has about 10 GB of files (docs, photos, music) saved on it.  I also  have only the basic programs on the computer. So when "My Computer" tells me I'm using 101 of my 103 GB, it doesn't make any sense. 


I have read in other forums that the problem may be unnecessary copies of recovery and backup files (including here for the IdeaPad T series:


Anyone know how to access and delete these files on a Y430? Thanks!

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Registered: ‎12-07-2009
Location: CZ
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Re: Accessing backup files/Freeing up space on hard disk

you can try to use disk clean, but i suggest to make a new clean installation for windows.

( do not forget to back up your personal documents )

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