This document applies to HP and Compaq Desktop Computers with Windows Vista, XP, Me, 98, and 95.
Windows uses disk space for caching files and virtual memory. The computer might not be reliable if the free space on the hard drive drops below 100 MB, or 200 MB for Windows Vista and XP. Some software programs or tasks might require more than 100 MB, such as printing a large graphic file.
Complete the following instructions to free up space on the hard disk.
note:If you experience low disk space errors after using the Microsoft backup tool in Windows Vista, see Problems Occur after Using Microsoft Backup Tool in Microsoft Vista to find solutions that fix and prevent this issue.