From: CB (server13_at_earthlink.net)
Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2003 21:38:18 GMT
Thanks, Richard. I forgot to mention that I had cancelled out of BC Wipe
when I got the Low Disk warning, but you picked up on that. I appreciate
you answering and will ignore the warning next time I run it.. I couldn't
find anything relating to this happening in BCWipe Help section.
"Richard H" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> "CB" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > I'm not sure if this is a true security question, but since I was
> > Wipe when it happened, I'm hoping someone has had a similar experience
> > has a suggestion:
> > Win XP Home
> > 40 GB HD (8.52 GB used)
> > 1.280 GB RAM
> > P4 2.4 CPU
> > I installed & ran BC Wipe for the 1st time this morning, and during the
> > cleanup, I got a message saying I am low on Disk Space. I immediately
> > cancelled the cleanup and went to the System Restore tab and it says
> > Sys Restore has been suspended because of low disk space and I must free
> > MB through Disk Cleanup Utility. Even if I check all options (compress
> > files, Temp, etc) it still doesn't amount to 200 MB.
> > I'm not sure why BC Wipe would cause this, but would anyone know how to
> > this so Sys Restore will monitor again?
> > Thank you
> If you were performing a freespace wipe, this is normal because to wipe
> freespace, temporary files are created that overwrite the current free
> space. When the free space wipe is completed, these temporary files are
> deleted, and your system should have the same amount of freespace as
> If you cancelled the freespace wipe without letting BCWipe delete the temp
> files, then the temp files will still exist and will take up space on your
> drive. You should then locate these temporary files, and delete them.