Hard Drive space

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  1. fosl

    fosl Registered Member

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    Hello Coldmoon,

    I have a question in regard to hard drive space. My laptop has a 320 GB hard drive. I had been using Returnil 2010 for about three hours and noticed that over 75% of my C drive was used. So I rebooted and checked again and it back to used space 58.1 GB and free space 228 GB, just a little less than 15% used. This was only after 3 hours of use. What would happen if Returnil used all the space on the hard drive while engaged?

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    Coldmoon Returnil Moderator

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    Hi,
    When you reach that point you will see delayed write errors from Windows or alternately, Windows may stop responding as it thinks it is out of hard drive space. Simply restart your system and the cache will be reset as you have noticed.

    The question however is how you are going through that much cache so quickly? If you are downloading/saving or editing massive video/media files I would suggest that moving them to a non-system disk or partition should help get the cache use within normal bounds (better user experience)...

    Mike
     
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    fosl Registered Member

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    Thanks for the reply. I was listening to Monday Night Football via Radio Sure. I was doing nothing else.
     
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    I engaged Returnil again to see what would happen to the disk space used. Prior to turning Retunil on, the used space is 58.1 GB. I open up Returnil and click on Enable it now and the used space instantly increased to 170 GB. I think this may be normal, as the slider under percentage of used space is set at 50 percent. It looks like the instant I enable Returnil, it used approximately 50 percent of the free disk space. Also, every time I enable Returnil it logs an error in event viewer. It says, "Error. The default transaction resourse manager on volume Z encountered a non retryable error and could not start. The data contains the error code."
     
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    Coldmoon Returnil Moderator

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    Hi,
    Can you reply with the error code from the event viewer?

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    Mike
     
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    fosl Registered Member

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    The error code in event viewer is even ID 137.
     
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