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How To Format C Drive And Save On D Drive?


So had vista on c drive and used d drive to store. Did clean install of windows 7 on d drive. However, c drive still has about 18 gb of stuff that i'm pretty sure dealt with vista and it won't let me format c drive even though i am logged in as administrator. Found most of the workaround by changing owner of folders from trusted installer yada yada.

Found the way to show hidden folders. Right now have everything deleted except $recycle. Bin boot and system volume information. All i want to do is clean format c since windows 7 is on d drive and free up all the space on c. Everytime i try i get same message "windows was unable to complete format".

Also, even though i've changed permission on d drive i am not able to save even simple notepad docs to d drive. Have to save to a folder. Any ideas on how to change this?


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