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Old 10-01-2006, 10:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Feels wierd posting here again, but i am back with a quick prob i need solved.

I have a WD 500GB external hdd. My laptop has 100gb, with 2 partitions. Windows installed on a 10gb one, and the rest for data.

When i try to transfer a file that is bigger than the free space of my c drive onto my external, i get a "Drive is full" error. Is there a way to change the temp buffer to a different drive? Or is there a different way to fix this?


My current specs:
i7 920
Biostar TPower x58
3x2GB g.skill
XFI GTX260 Black Edition
640 WD Caviar Black
Vista Home Premium x64
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Old 10-09-2006, 05:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Copy it to your 90GB partition first, then to the external.

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Old 10-09-2006, 06:16 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I think he means the file he is trying to transfer is on the 90 gb partition and he doesn't have that much space left.

There may be another way but you could try hooking the external hdd to another system and transfer some files threw the home network untill you have enough space to fool around with.
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