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Michael109 May 6th, 2007 08:20 PM

Wiping Free Space
Dumb question.:)

Since having an internet connection at home after a long time, I do not seem to be able to wipe the free space from my computer after updates.

I get prompted to wipe specific files. All I want to do is clear space that is not currently in use.

I am using Windows XP and Norton Utililies



BrianWren May 9th, 2007 10:49 AM

What exactly do you mean?
Do you mean to erase data on the disk drive that has been orphaned?
You get promted by what to wipe specific files?
What do you mean by "wipe?"

I am not clue-less (as my questions seem to imply), but the specific terms you are using seem ambiguous to me.

dparsons May 9th, 2007 10:54 AM

Agreed. "Wipe" to me means Format.

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bobit79 June 20th, 2007 02:10 AM

getting formatting errors?
or not able to delete any particular folder?


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