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Error Deleting File or Folder

Cannot delete : There is not enough free disk...

 
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When items are deleted, they are saved to the Recycle bin.  There is not enough space on the drive to transfer the file to the Recycle bin.

 
 
   
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  Error Deleting File or Folder 

 
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  Cannot delete item : There is not enough free disk space.

Delete one or more files to free disk space, and then try again.

To free space on this drive by deleting old or unnecessary files, click Disk Cleanup. 

 
Typical location
  C:\WINDOWS\

 
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  explorer.exe

 
OS
  Windows XP

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  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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The disk may be full or has too little free space to perform the desired operation. To get additional space:

  • Remove deleted files (right-click on the trash-bin and select Empty recycle bin)
  • Remove unneeded files, such as browser cached files.
  • Move files to another drive or media
  • Compress or Zip large files to take up less space
  • Transfer the system to a new larger drive

Several software products that can help clean and remove unneeded files are Fix-It Utilities Professional and SystemSuite Professional. If you need to move or copy a partition or entire drive, you could use Partition Commander or similar product.

 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 2-Dec-2011
 
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Last update: 02-Dec-2011 9:57 am