Windows 10: Creators Update - tablet - not enough space for upgrade. SD card?

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

  1. Posts : 272
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit and ANDROID Lollipop
       03 Aug 2017 #11

    Reset OS


    This thread interests me as it is directly relevant to another thread I have started. I need to do a repair OS Reset but free space on C keeps dropping despite cleanups etc. It is normally 5 to 10 GB but has plummeted to only half a GB. I cant use the SD Card as hoped because its file system only allows 4 GB. But I have an external USB HDD with NTFS so may try launching the ISO from that. Is that likely to be OK?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. Berton's Avatar
    Posts : 5,285
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, WinXP Home Premium, Linux Mint
       03 Aug 2017 #12

    On my 3 Tablets with 32GB drives, I have added 64GB MicroSDXC cards [same as used in smartphones] and installed programs I need on them, frees up some space on C:.

    Most SD cards come factory-formatted as FAT32, Windows can't do more than 32GB. One could reformat as NTFS to allow large files [about 4GB] or exFAT which Windows can do. There are other programs or operating systems such as Linux with GPARTED or the free downloadable GPARTED to create a bootable CD to manipulate partitions, I use both depending upon the situation/need.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Related Threads
It's dejŠ vu all over again. :doh: The correct behaviour of windows update over a metered connection is to offer the choice to download, or wait until on a non-metered connection. 128460 The initial build of the Anniversary Update broke...
Source: Windows 10 Creators Update and Creators Update SDK are Released - Building Apps for WindowsBuilding Apps for Windows :arrow: Windows 10 Creators Update version 1703 (build 15063) now available from Windows 10 Update Assistant. ...
Source: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/visualstudio/2017/03/16/visual-studio-2017-update-preview-and-windows-10-creators-update-sdk/
Hey guys, This is a strange problem that only seems to happen on Windows 10. I have a Dell Venue 8 Pro, which shipped with Windows 8 (it may have been 8.1, can't remember) Well, the problem with it is that it only has a 32GB on-board flash...
I have a Samsung 700T tablet (think Surface Pro). It only as a 128GB SSD, but I read about a trick Surface Pro owners use to add extra storage. You format an SD card as NTFS, don't give it a drive letter, then map it to a folder on your C: drive....
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:28.
Find Us