Help please anyone!!
I'm new working with CS4, my hard disk ran out of space therefore I'm unable to transcode my project in Encore, and I'm also unable to burn a DVD in premiere because of no enough hard disk space. I read somewhere that I can delete preview files with deleting files in the actual project. is it truth? Any suggestions?
If you are using only one disk, you are in for trouble. Get at least 3 SATA disks, one smallish one (120+ GB) for OS & programs, one larger one for scratch/pagefile/media cache and a third one (large) for media. In your case all it takes is two additional disks, since you can still use the one you have.
Yes, so long as you do not Render again. Do not delete your .CFA and .PEK files, as they will just be regenerated, when you load the Project.
However, you are likely to not gain that much additional space. The best solution would be to add more HDD's. I'd try doing an Archive of any older Projects, and cleaning off (obviously Moving to an external) any unused media files.
On my laptop, I also have had great experience editing to/from FW-800 externals. If you have, or can add, eSATA, that would be even better. Still, I'd pick up a handful of 1TB internals first.