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    New Lounger
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    Recovery drive almost full (using Windows Vista Home Premium)

    Is there any way to clear or reduce the volume of this drive???

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    The recovery drive is not a drive you should be using. This has the Factory Recovery info in it. If you ever have to restore your PC to factory Image, this is where that Image is stored. Do not worry about or use this partition for anything else. It should be almost full.
    BACKUP...BACKUP...BACKUP
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    I for one don't ever want to restore my computer to factory-shipped condition. I deleted the recovery drive completely, expanded the remaining drive to reclaim the space freed, and made a full backup of my computer using Acronis.

    The first thing I did when I got the computer was eliminate all the extra programs, like MacAfee, that came installed with the machine. I wouldn't want them back.

    Bill

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    I did the same. but many people like this partition for ease of mind. Personally my up to date images give me all the peace of mind I need. Plus I would never desire to restore Vista to my PC's. They are both running marvelously using Win 8 Pro.
    BACKUP...BACKUP...BACKUP
    Have a Great Day! Ted


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