How to manually remove hard drive compression.

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How to manually remove hard drive compression

Answered By 20 points N/A #93077

How to manually remove hard drive compression.


Since it was mentioned previously, the low (lower) solution will erase all the information on the disk drive hard but it will allow the team (equipment) to be formatted and will eliminate the compression of the disk drive hard.

  1. To start(pull out) from a diskette of starter that contains the fdisk file. It can find additional information about how creating a starter diskette on our boot disk page.
  2. Once to execute fdisk in the prompt of TWO.
  3. Inside fdisk, to eliminate the primary division and all the divisions in the team (equipment).
  4. Once eliminated, begin the new computer again with the starter diskette.
  5. Execute fdisk again once in the window of two.
  6. Create the primary division again.

Once the division has been eliminated correctly and then he (she) added, to execute the format command and to reinstall the operating system.

Answered By 580865 points N/A #93079

How to manually remove hard drive compression.


Hard drive compression is available when you are using New Technology File System [NTFS] in your hard drive which is offered when you install Windows XP and later Windows versions.

This type of file system lets you acquire the utmost benefits for today’s enterprise business environments’ requirements which started from Windows Server 2003.

It includes tougher and dependable performance, improved security, and a design for larger storage development which are not available in FAT [File Allocation Table], the file system used in earlier versions of Microsoft Windows like Windows 95 and Windows 98.

Here are the features of NTFS:

  • Hard links.
  • Disseminated tracking of links.
  • NTFS change journal.
  • Light files.

If you are sure that your drive is compressed then it must be already using NTFS.

If you want to remove the drive’s compression, right-click on the selected drive then select Properties.

In General tab, uncheck the option that says “Compress drive to save disk space” then apply the option.

By default, only the files located in the root of the drive are compressed.

To know more about NTFS, you may visit

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