XP Home Reserved System Space

By ridgewayranger
Jan 23, 2008
  1. Hi,
    Does anyone know how to get rid of or reduce this ridiculous waste of space?
    I have 3 H.D.s. One does not have any, one has a reasonable amount for its size, but the one I installed yesterday seems to be taking about 30%. Surely it can be changed?
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Right click on My Computer, go to Properties, then the System Restore tab. Make adjustments as necessary.
  3. ridgewayranger

    ridgewayranger TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Reserved System Space

    There seems to be a misapprehension that System Restore controls this space. Well it doesn't, since the drive which shows this huge reserved space does not have System Restore switched on! I'm sure the amount of reserved space can be altered in the Registry, but where?
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

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