Windows message not enough space

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    huongtranbong

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    Windows 10 keeps informing me that there is not enough space to update, can i do any thing with an external hard dive to creat more spac?
     
    huongtranbong, Jan 9, 2019
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    Ian Administrator

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    You could move some of your data over to an external drive to free up some space, but it may be easier to run the Disk Clean-up tool (search for it from the start menu). This will suggest a few items that you can delete (temporary files, downloads, etc...) which will sometimes result in enough space cleaned up to do what is necessary.

    I often find that clicking the "clean up system files" button within that tool can yield some good additional places to save a lot of disk space:

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    To Add. Right click the disk cleanup tool and run as Administrator, will also do a better job.
    But, could you send a snapshot of you disk management profile+ It is rather unusual to get such a message, unless you are REALLY topped up. There should have been an earlier warning of the problem.
     
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