Posted on 2009-02-19
Last Modified: 2013-12-01
I keep getting a pop up screen saying OS_TOOLS is low on disk space and do I want to create more space by deleting files. I say OK , but then it only gives me the option of deleting files previously marked for deletion. This apparently doesn't create much space as the same screen pops up again soon thereafter. What "tools" are in OS_TOOLS, and can I simply go in and delete all the files there and start over? Or would that disable some necessary programs or utilities? If a total deletion is not advisable, how do I stop getting this annoying pop up?
Question by:mccoy1165
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    Accepted Solution

    You need them for system recovery and diagnostic if problem happens. Its just a partition which HP Uses for its own progs and apps.  If you have made backup CD/dvds of your OS you should be ok to delete.

    Take a look at this.

    Author Closing Comment

    I asked what was in the OS_TOOLS file and the answer was just a general answer. Would have liked more detail.

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