Rescue & backups delete recovery HELP!

Hi, I have an SL500 and the hard drive was 250 GB, but there are 211 gb available. in any case, I noticed that I was somehow only left out of 211 gb 80 GB. I asked that he was a technician at IBM and at - he said it was my backup of files. now, the drive from my computer q crashed in March of me to try to do something with the back ups and I need a whole new HDD, but my music has been registered via a flash drive.  the tech guy said that I should remove my old back ups. very well, very well. IM do that tonight and it is literally taken hours and right when I click on 'remove' it is not an answer.  I had my computer folder (? I think it's what you call) open so I could see how much space I had, and it DECREASES in fact then I was "suppression" of backups, and yet it was inadmissible. She went from 80 GB to 60 GB. Please help me solve this problem, im shaking for fear of losing my files because I don't want to do it like the last time. I don't know what could be taken from so much space.

I plan to buy an external hard drive in the next week but please help me, I'm 17 and I'm relics fear of losing my files again and my 19 GB of music.

Help, please

Rescue and recovery in your folder of ThinkVantage software creates backups (a full backup and the others are incremental) and stores them on another part of the HARD drive that you will not be able to see just by going to the properties of the C: drive.

Check the record of ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery

Start-> all programs-> ThinkVantage (or Lenovo Care)-> Rescue and Recovery

Once you are there, you will see a bar upstairs with 4 or 5 options. Here, you have the ability to view the size of your backups. You also have the option to delete them. Search for the word "Advanced" in the menu bar, then select 'delete backups"to remove them and free up space on your hard drive. Don't forget that you can also "schedule" of your backups and you can choose to change the location you want to that backups going. For example, you can have the backups Save on a CD or on a drive of 'network '.

If you have Vista as an operating system, you can go to this document on our site of Lenovo to get a general understanding of our HARD drive partitions:

http://www-307.IBM.com/PC/support/site.WSS/document.do?sitestyle=Lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-70829

Let me know if you need additional assistance.

Thank you

Mark

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