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Old 01-04-09, 02:27 PM   #13
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Default Re: Vista 64bit hdd space question

well it is not odd, since normally you don't have any permissions to read/edit/open/see content of System Volume Information folder.

Windows Explorer can't check the content or file sizes in that folder.
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Old 01-04-09, 02:36 PM   #14
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Ok, that explains it. I thought explorer would have at least read permissions for every folder regardless of admin rights...I still have much to learn about how all this works.
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Old 01-04-09, 03:42 PM   #15
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I always turn system restore off.
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Old 01-05-09, 03:36 PM   #16
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I'll be reinstalling soon, it's sysrestore off for me also from here on out.
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Old 01-10-09, 06:09 PM   #17
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I have to find that article I read. It's not like I'm hurting for hdd space, but I like to know what's there, especially when it's showing over 3 times the space used than i can account for.

This may turn into my first, real, Vista gripe.
Yeah - I've noticed that on all of the Vista computers I've used. When i noticed it first a while back when i was still testing it, I was like "WTF? Gimme my space back!"
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Old 01-10-09, 07:07 PM   #18
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sys restore uses by default 12% of drive space

just for info
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Old 01-11-09, 06:25 AM   #19
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System restore actually saved my butt the other day.

My friend was retarded and tried to install the alcohol 120% windows 98 version on vista. . .


System restore made all those blue screens go away ( had to run the vista disk to get to system restore ).

First time I've ever used it.
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