Friday, 27 January 2012

Reclaim HDD space on Windows 7

Collection of tips on getting some more free hard disk space. Applicable to Windows 7.
WARNING! use carefully, not all tips are applicable to your situation

- Use Disk Cleanup and free space occupied by SP1 backup files, if you never going to rollback to pre-SP1 state
- (Useful for desktop PC, may be harmful for a laptop) This will disable the hybernation feature, in theory should free up the same amount of HDD space as you have RAM. Run as administrator in command prompt:
powercfg -h off

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