Having problems with your HP Compaq Presario V5000T Notebook ?

NEED SPACE!!! Bought a laptop, got the show computer since they were out of stock. Geek Squad promised to remove all Best Buy stuff ... wipe there stuff out like it had never been there. Got it home, found all kinds of Best Buy stuff but didn't affect functionality, had plenty of space, didn't bother taking it back. REGRET!!! Fast forward two years ... I NEED THE SPACE!!! Don't know what to do. Don't know what I can wipe out & what I need for the computer to work. Can't take it back to st


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This is a problem only you can solve. Go to CONTROL PANEL / ADD OR REMOVE PROGRAMS. Select the programs you do not want and start uninstalling them. Some of the names may seem a bit obscure and require some research. HP does install a lot of junkware.
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\015\012DO NOT uninstall updates.
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\015\012Reboot periodically and defrag the C: drive.
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\015\012Go to http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?lc=en&cc=us&dlc=&product=1832426&lang=&
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\015\012Order the correct Recovery Disk Set for your machine, it should cost less than $16. Do it now while thay are still available.
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\015\012Now you can strip the D: Recovery Partition and use that space for data files.
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\015\012You probably have a 4200 RPM hard drive. If the time comes when you need to do a recovery or just want more space, buy a larger, faster replacement drive. 7200 RPM is preferred. Installation is very easy - 6 screws.
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\015\012Put your existing drive in an external USB case, they only cost about $10.
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\015\012Your V5000T is an excellent machine and should give many years of productive use.
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