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Low space, 2x recovery image

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    Low space, 2x recovery image

    Hi, i have a prestigio visconte 1 tablet, with 32 gb hdd, windows 8.1 who use aprox 11 gb space, after some updates( only windows updates, and 2-3 apps that are using like 400mb) i get notification that i have low space. While trying to understand why i saw that i have 2 recovery images, each one using 4.1 Gb. How can i free some space, or which recovery image i shall delete? Thanks for help!Click image for larger version

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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    Insert an 8GB usb stick
    Go into control panel - recovery - create a recovery drive
    when the recovery drive is finished
    There will be an option to delete the recovery partition...

    Save the USB or the files on the USB - as this is the factory recovery

    the first two partitions have to stay - after removing the recovery partition
    You can expand C:\ to fill the rest of the disk space
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    Thanks a lot! Can i put the files from USB(since i have only a 32gb USB) to dropbox after? and if i need them i have to use files the USB?
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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    Create the recovery USB
    Then copy all the files on the recovery usb - into a recovery folder in your drop box..

    then if you ever need to do a factory recovery - just copy from dropbox folder to usb
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    Thanks a lot!
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Low space, 2x recovery image
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