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C drive: last week 60GB free space, today <10GB!

Q: C drive: last week 60GB free space, today <10GB!

I have not installed any programs on my C drive since last week. last week I had 60GB free space on my laptop of a 150GB hard drive with only the same programs (minus three large programs) that was on my 120GB hard drive before that! now my computer reports less than 10GB free when my 120GB had 30GB free with the exact setup! where is my space going & how do I get my 60GB back?

A: C drive: last week 60GB free space, today <10GB!

1) Please scan your system with BOTH your installed anti virus app AND with MalwareBytes
 
2) Use Disc Cleanup. Be sure to click on the "More Options" tab and then system restore button, which will delete all but the most recent restore point (system restore eats a LOT of space).
 
3) Download, install and run TreeSize and see where the space is being utilized (http://www.jam-software.com/treesize_free/)

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I deleted approx 10gb data from c drive but my free space is still the same :-(
Don't know what to do.

A:I deleted 10gb data but i did not got 10gb free space?

Did you empty the recycle bin?

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Hi there,

Every time when I first start my PC it only shows 2GB space left on my 111GB SSD drive.
However every time I restart it shows 14GB remaining on my SSD drive?
Has anyone experienced anything similar?

Which number is correct?
Remember I am not changing anything in between restarts?

Thanks

Baz

A:Free Space on SSD Drive routinely down and then up by over 10GB

Please fill in your system specs; including what security programs you use and power supply.

Here is a tutorial by Brink that will help you.

System Info - See Your System Specs

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I recently did a disk cleanup to find i had another version of Vista on my hard drive. This freed me up 140 GB from my PC. For some reason, the hard drive space has gradually dropped over the last 1-2 weeks to 48 and i havent downloaded or installed anything close to that! Installed an 8GB game and some more music and that was it. I have run scanners to delete all temporary files and stuff like that using CCleaner and similar programs but it hasnt resolved my problem. Can someone please tell me whats going on and how to solve it? :(

A:80-90GB of hard drive space used up in the last week and no idea how!!!

Try downloading and running WinDirStat. This will give you a visual idea of what files are taking up this space.

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How do I put the hard drive space used and free space on the Partition C: ? Partition D:\ and Partition E:\ has it but for some reason drive C:\ is missing it doesn't say how much space is used and how much space is free. The GBs are missing

A:How to bring back the amount of free space and used space on a hard drive

I'm a little confused about your question

You can't see how much drive space you have left when viewing your C drive via My Computer, or similar?

If you right-click on My Computer and select Manage, when the new window pops up click on Disk Management from the left hand side. What does that tell you about C drive? Assuming your C drive is actually a hard drive (and not a CD drive or something, though I have never heard of this happening and don't even know if it's possible to have C as your CD drive), you should see details at the top of the screen such as how much space you have left, by percentage of total capacity, as well as GB

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I have a problem w/ my 60GB Maxtor 7200 rpm h/d.

I'm using WInXP Pro.

I checked under it's properties and it says that I've used 10gb and have close to 47GBs left. I know for sure that I don't anywhere close to that on the h/d. I went through the folders one by one and counted how much space is in them and I counted only 2.5GB.

I already deleted everything in my Recycle bin, including the norton protected files in the recycle bin.

I also reformatted my HD and this is a new install just a couple of weeks old. I also had the same problem before I reformatted.

Anyone know how I can get it to report the right used space size/free space?

Thanks in Advance.
 

A:H/D used space says 10Gb but I've only used 2.5GB?

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I was baffled to find my main drive with 80mb space left after freeing up 170gb of space last week. This has happened repeatedly, WinDirStat can't figure out what's taking up all the space, I've run disk cleanup, defragged and ran multiple different virus scans, all to no avail. Literally my entire useful hard drive contents has now been moved to an external drive, all else deleted/cleaned and the entire 750gb drive is still somehow full!


Its severely affecting the performance at a time when I desperately need a functioning laptop, and would like to avoid a clean install or hard drive replacement! Help would be much appreciated

A:hard drive losing space rapidly (170gb over past week)

Its your system restore points. Delete all points then make a new one in case needed.
If that does not do the trick, run your anti virus scan, then download and run a scan with the free Malwarebytes.
You can also reduce the amount of space that the restore points can take.
System Restore - disk space
Vista is done in the same way as seven

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I was going to make a virtual machine with VirtualBox, but at the last minute hesitated and removed the VM. But for some reason, the 10GB of space I gave it still hasn't been freed. I've uninstalled it and still nothing.
Any help?

A:10GB of space dissapeared

You'' have to delete the Virtual Hard Disk file. Uninstalling VirtualBox doesn't remove those.

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Setting up a new box, Vista sadly to say. Installed MS Office XP Pro and get the following error when closing MS Word ONLY. Excel saves without any errors.

The disk is full. Free some space on this drive, or save the document on another disk. Try one of the following:
*Close any unneeded documents, programs, and windows.
*Save the document on another disk.

I've moved the file location and same error. I cleaned up the drive including removing all restore point except the last one.

Now this thing has a 250 gig drive but it is also used for security in a mini mart with 8 cameras. There are about 145 Gigs of video from the security cameras on this box. At this time I am just setting it up, no cameras are connected, and the security program hasn't been set up yet. I just moved the files from the old drive to this one. BTW the old drive crashed.

I've tried the detect and repair in MS Word and no help. I have uninstalled MS Office and reinstalled and no help and even went into Properties and set the user up on quota with no limits and still no help.

So now I am at a loss and have no idea what to try next. Really don't want to delete the security files because it took 6 hours to transfer them to this computer and unless all else fails this isn't a option I want to use.

Now on the old box, which had XP Pro this, was not a problem so on Vista it should not be either but then Vista is a MS Software so this is understandable. Actually, the old box had a 15... Read more

A:disk space is full. Free some space on this drive

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A:Use unallocated space and free space on ssd as cache drive

I think you need to allocate the free space as a linux swap partition and format it as such.
 

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Hi all
Here is what happened.
I had to uninstall HP Photosmart C4100 series only because I was missing some wording on the buttons that just disappeared for some reason, so I went on thier help and support and it showed the exact same problem and what to do about it, It said to uninstall the program and then just reinstall it.
Well now, when I go to reinstall, it will not automatically start so I clicked on my computer and dvd-rw Drive (E and there are no files, in fact it states that my my file system is CDFS and the CDA Default - Full ___ It says all space used 672 MB and Free Space 0 Bytes

What the heck happened, I am no computer wizard so can you please help me to correct this, I can't download the Photosmart program back onto my computer ????

HELP
GRAMMA
 

A:Solved: DVD-RW Drive (E:) Used Space/Free Space 0 ?????

CD might be dirty...
 

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This is really bothering me. I disabled the System Restore function, but my SVI folder still contains over 10GB of data! And I find it hard to believe that the indexing service uses up this much space... so, what can I do to free up all this space?
 

A:System Volume Information folder taking up over 10GB of space

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Hi Gang,

I don't know where this post is supposed to be because it could just as well be under Windows 98 or Hardware, but here goes.

I have a 160GB hard drive that I use for backups and for programs. I don't it use that often. Mostly for storeage. Its an internal hard drive adapted to USB. But because Win98 doesn't accept partitions greater than 129GB I had to partition it into two sectors.

The first sector, Drive G, had 120GB originally and Drive H had the remaining 40GB. I did this operation using Windows FDisk.

I put full 2 full system backups, of Drives C and D, (one using Norton Ghost, the other using Genie Backup Manager 4.0), on Drive G. Then I realized I consolidate space more efficiently if I shrank the partition of Drive G and gave the gained space of Drive G to Drive H.

So to summarize, I took 50GB off Drive G and gave it to Drive H. This resized Drive G to about 80GB and Drive H to 70GB. (Give or take a few GB's because converting to FAT 32 took up about 10GB).

I performed this exchange of space with Partition Magic.

However my problem seems to be when I try to copy a disk on to Drive H using Genie Backup Manager 4.0, I get an Out of Space on Selected Medium error message. However Windows shows that I have more than 60GB of usable space. So I am out of space according to Genie, but not according to Windows 98.

The text of the error message is not exact but I can get it for you if you wish.

Is anyone familiar enough with these program... Read more

A:Genie Backup Manager says Out of Space with more than 60GB remaining.

I'm going to guess that the size of the backup file is exceeding the maximum file size for FAT32 volumes. Depending on the capability of the program in question, that would be either 2gigs or 4gigs. I think under W98, it may be limited to 2gigs, XP is able to write 4gig maximum files to FAT32 volumes.
 

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A:available space 0, free space zero on c drive

This one is new to me. Was this after installing the latest updates?

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Help!
No reason that I can figure, no consistency to the circumstances that I can find.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, I'm outta my depth!

A:BSOD once last week, twice today. Zip attached

Your Serviio Media Server crashed while trying to be serviced by Windows client/server. Your Windows appears to be up to date so I would check with Serviio and see if there's update.

Serviio media server

May not mean anything to you but here's the details:


Code:

CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION (f4)
A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been
terminated.
Several processes and threads are necessary for the operation of the
system; when they are terminated (for any reason), the system can no
longer function.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000003, Process
Arg2: fffffa8010023b30, Terminating object
Arg3: fffffa8010023e10, Process image file name
Arg4: fffff800037de460, Explanatory message (ascii)
Debugging Details:
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PROCESS_OBJECT: fffffa8010023b30
IMAGE_NAME: _
DEBUG_FLR_IMAGE_TIMESTAMP: 0
MODULE_NAME: _
FAULTING_MODULE: 0000000000000000
PROCESS_NAME: ServiioService
BUGCHECK_STR: 0xF4_ServiioService
CUSTOMER_CRASH_COUNT: 1
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT
CURRENT_IRQL: 0
LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from fffff80003866822 to fffff800034defc0
STACK_TEXT:
fffff880`07769b08 fffff800`03866822 : 00000000`000000f4 00000000`00000003 fffffa80`10023b30 fffffa80`10023e10 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`07769b10 fffff800`03812e0b : ffffffff`ffffffff fffffa80`0f0af640 fffffa80`10023b30 fffffa80`110adb30 : nt!PspCatchCriticalBreak+0x92
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Hi everyone,
I installed Ubuntu on my computer a few months ago and created another partition for it on my 1TB hard drive.

I didn't really care for Ubuntu so I decided to delete the partition it was on.
That might have been a mistake.

Well, now there's 87.68GB of free space on my hard disk that I can't use and I don't know how to add it back to my c: partition.

There was another post about this a couple years ago, but I don't understand the instructions and am not actually sure if it worked. Can someone explain how to do this, please?

I'm not completely computer illiterate, but I'm not familiar with partitioning disks. It was just the one time with Ubuntu.

A:Hard drive partition: adding free space back to c: drive

The unallocated area is actually an empty extended partition. You need to delete that first.

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I have kaspersky antivirus and i keep it updated and it was running plus I tried restoring so I know it's not a virus...

Oh and I forgot to mention, it will boot into safe mode... just not regular...

any ideas? Windows 7 still works fine... that's what i'm using now to post (luckily I finally got my air card to work, i guess my original installation of either program didn't work because I completely uninstalled it and reinstalled it and it worked), so i can get online, it's just i can't use photoshop, which is my main concern....

so any suggestions would be fantastic...
 

A:Dual booted 7 and xp a week ago... as of today xp won't work

When XP hangs on me booting up i quite often put in the xp cd, go to recovery console and type chkdsk /r
This usualy sorts it for me.
 

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Hi! I used to be able to burn CDs without any problem...for some reason it doesn't work anymore and I've tried quite a few things after troubleshooting by searching for solutions on-line. When I insert my CD which already has a few files on it, the details shows that there is no free space but yet only 3.43MB of data on it (it should go up to 700MB). I'm therefore unable to burn more data and I've tried the same with a blank CD, it says the same (no free space even though there is nothing on the CD yet). I have already tried uninstalling the driver and it didn't fix the problem. When I right-click Properties for the drive and go to Recording tab, the 'enable CD recording on this device' is checked as it should be. Can someone point me in the right direction? THANK YOU
 

A:Solved: Burning CDs - no free space when in fact there is over 600MB of free space!

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My NTFS non-system partition is now almost well defragmented. However this applies only to small and medium sized files.

There are still approx 40 big files (> 1 GB) which cannot be defragmented because there is no free single (!) space slot where they fit in.

So I need a way to shift all occupied clusters to get free contigous space on my hard disk.
Currently about 150 GB is be free on my partition but divided into thousand of individual chunks.

I tried now half a dozend of defragmenters.
Sad but true: NO (!) one was able to perform this easy operation.

Can someone recommend me a real defragmenter which is able to perform such a "shift" operation?

Thank you
Peter

A:How to shift all free space on hard disk to get contigous free space?

I'm not sure exactly what you have and exactly what you are trying to do.

I personally use Windows 7 built in defrag and have found nothing better.

Windows 7 will put things like Windows 7 wants and needs things put.
The Windows 7 defrag or 3rd party defrag programs doesn't care where you want things put or what order you want them.

As far as I know you will have no control over such things.
You are obviously using a 3rd party defrag tool because you are watching the little colored squares and noticing what looks like free spaces between things. Why things are defragged in the fashion they are I really don't know.
What I do know is Windows 7 defrag put things in the order that Windows 7 wants them and that is what counts.

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I was having some issues while spending time with some friends via the internet (primarily while playing Left 4 Dead 2), and my computer kept on freezing and locking up. I think it might be due to too much space on my computer being taken up, thus making it to where my computer didn't have enough space to play Left 4 Dead 2. I think I'm attaching a picture of what the My Computer screen looks like.

Yes, I know this isn't a pressing matter, but I do occasionally want to have fun with my family, and this is one of the only ways, as naturally some of my family lives in a different state. Anyway, I need some help, seeing as how I'm not very computer-wise, and have no clue what's going on. Suggestions?

A:Need to free up space in D drive

hello?

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I have only 5% free space on C Drive. I dumped Big Fish games totally, all but one game on Wild Games, Firefox, (I kept IE & Safari) Dumped a lot of stuff off the desk top, removed a lot of big sites from Bookmarks I've run C Cleaner reg clean, & Malware Bytes. I am including my Hijack results. I'm pretty sure I need to dump a bunch of stuff from registry, but I know nothing about what is safe to remove. What to do, what to do?EDIT; Deleted 2 post to misplaced log topic and move topic from XP to Malware Removal Logs ~ Hamluis.

A:C Drive low on free space

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I have acer aspire 5100 laptop. And I was wondering if there is a way that the c drive can be ran with the d drive to have more hard disk space.If not then is there a program that will clean the c drive from all previous programs that have been uninstalled but still take up space that can`t be regained? I have dual prossesor with two hard disk. Windows Vista home premium.

A:C drive low on free space

Try using ccleaner (im my signiture) to try and clear up some space. You can combine the D drive but make sure its not a recovery partition. To combine them go to start and look in the search for "disk managment" but make sure you know what you are doing :D

also check the recycle bin make sure that you get rid off all that you dont need

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Hello,

I have an issue that likely has already been covered, yet the solutions I've found / tried have not given me the desired results.

About 4 months ago I had an issue with my C drive filling up. I ran through some solutions such as reducing the amount of space taken up by System Restore, by Recycle Bin. I've cleared out the C:\Windows\Prefetch folder. Not too long ago I was at about 4 Gb of free space. Any software installs are done to the D or F drives but still I'm in the space issue scenario.

Statistics of my Computer:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel Pentium III Xeon processor, x86 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2013 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 3470 - Dell Optiplex, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 66125 MB, Free - 0 MB; D: Total - 86451 MB, Free - 7903 MB; F: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 771767 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0M858N
Antivirus: McAfee VirusScan Enterprise, Updated: No, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

The C drive was at 7 Mb of free space, but when I deleted files the free space actually went down. My F drive is an external USB drive.

I only have 7 root folders on my C drive. The Windows folder of course takes up the bulk of the space at 53.5 Gb. The other big one is Program Files at 8.8Gb. Any thoughts on where the space goes? I don't even do anything and the space decreases.

Thanks.
 

A:C drive has no free space

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How can I free space on my D: drive? I have a total of 999 GB used and only 296 MB free. I have not downloaded much, but all of my space is being eaten up. What can I do? Please Help.
 

A:Need to free space on D: drive

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Hello,
I have a Lenovo laptop that has 3 drives - C, Q and S.

S is called: SERVICEV003 and shows 380 MB free of 1.46 GB.
Q is called: Lenovo and shows 3.76 MB free of 9.76 GB.
C is called: SW_Preload and shows 13.5 GB free of 137 GB.

I found a question in your forum that was dated in March 29, 2010 that is similar to the one I'm going to ask. My C drive was just showing in the red and I followed the steps in the March 2010 to delete temp files and whatnot. Now, I even did the HiJack this download and have a copy of the file that it created. I would like to know what I can delete from this file, gaining me more space on my C drive.

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A:Want to free up space on my C drive

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Hi, I have tried all the usual things to free up space on my harddrive and not much changes. I've deleted old files, removed programs, deleted temp files, disc clean up, everything and I still have no free space 2.31 GB... what can I do?? I need more space.

A:no free space on drive c

Hello corrina87,

After running the usual apps (disk cleanup,defragmentation) and uninstalling unused

programs you find that you still don't have enough HDD space it maybe time to consider

upgrading or adding another HDD either internally or by an external drive.

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Every now and then it seems that I've lost app. 15 GB of free space on the OS drive - SSD 120 GB. Tried Win Disk Cleanup, but it doesn't seem to respond. And it's NOT because I've installed new apps... anyone?

A:About 15 GB gone from free space on OS drive?

What anti-virus application do you use?

How much space do you have allotted to System Restore and have you checked it lately?

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I restored my operating system and now I have very little free space on my C: Drive. I'm not able to install any new software programs. I only have on my computer what was on there when I purchased it.
 

A:Not Enough Free Space on C: Drive

Have you ran Disk Cleanup and selected all the options?

To access it select Start, Programs, Accessories, and System.
 

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I have the Alienware M14XR2 with an i7-3610QM CPU @ 2.30GHz and 12 GB of ram but my C drive is completely filled up. My C Drive has 40.8 gigs of memory total and less than 1 gig is available. I have a solid state drive installed that has more than enough memory for me but it seems like my OS and everything that I have is taking up all the room on my C Drive causing everything to slow down. I'm not tech illiterate but I am not great with computers. With that in mind, what would be the best way to free up space on my C Drive and is there a way to make things download to my D Drive instead of my C Drive. I get messages saying there isn't enough space on my C Drive to install programs which is insanely annoying. I have moved to my D Drive all my music and a few pictures but that didn't free up THAT much space. Help me please...I'm desperate.

A:Please help me free up space on my C Drive.

This tutorial may help you:
Disk Cleanup - Open and Use

Please fill up your system specs so anyone can help you in your problems in any thread.
System Info - See Your System Specs

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Hi all.
i have installed 7 SP1 32bit on my Dell Inspiron 1520

My installation drive C is totally 18.5 Mb and have 4.5 M.b free space.

Is that enough free space or should i increase the size of the drive ?

A:How much free space for drive c ?

My installation drive C is totally 18.5 Mb and have 4.5 M.b free space.Is that after installation Windows7 or ...........?When you have this after installation than is this in theory enough.But you must not forget, that when you work with Windows and other programs, that Windows and the other stored data on your drive and than is 4.5 mb not enough.My advice in this: Delete older programs what you don't use anymore or buy a new hd with more store space.When you had 20 mb free space than was this in practical enough, but now, I am sorry.

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Hello
i have got 2 partitions one with 800GB (D) and one with 130GB (C) and here is also where the windows is installed,now i have only got 8GB of space left on C and as i looked whats taking all the space there because i got only one game mode installed there that take 9GB of space (In "Users" folder) and i found out that my windows folder weigh is almost 80GB that crazy.
someone have good options of how to clear some space?
I am also using Ccleaner and Disk Cleanup from the properties on the partition.
between the last time i formatted my computer was before 4-5 years so i think this is the only solution but i would like to hear other options before i will do that.
Thanks for helping

A:i have no more free space on my drive

Can I ask why you put Windows on the smaller partition? And why make the partition for Windows so small? I'm not being mean, I'm just simply inquiring. What do you put on the other partition? Can you just buy another 1TB HDD to throw in there(around $40), and just unpartition the first HDD and dedicate that one to Windows and the 2nd one to storage?

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It's my first post here and apologies if this has been answered recently; I did a search but didn't find anything. I have a Dell Dimension 8250/Pentium 4 running Windows XP with Service Pack 2. My hard drive is 120 GB and I have it partitioned with my c: being 8 GB, using NTFS format.

The problem is that I only have a few hundred meg of free space on c: even though I do not install any programs nor save any data to it. I have done all the usual things; emptied the recycle bin, deleted temp files, even moved my ServicePack files to another partition. I purchased Partition Magic in the hopes of making c: larger but I get a warning saying that c: may be unbootable if I do so.

SO... I have a few questions:
1) If I increase the size of c: beyond 8 GB, will my drive really become unbootable if using NTFS and Windows XP or is this only a problem with NT?
2) How can I free up more space on c:? Both hubby and I have separate log-in profiles so under c:\documents and settings we both have all sorts of files with application data for various programs that are installed on other partitions. Do these need to stay on c: and if not, how do I move them?
3) Some programs, for example my HP printer driver, do not allow me to choose which drive on which to install, so they end up on c. Is there any way to force these to install onto other partitions?
4) Can I move my Fonts folder to another partition and how do I access it there?

I have heard that c: should b... Read more

A:Can't Free Up Space On Drive C:

If you are saving a lot of data in your My Documents folders then you can move these to another partition to free up space on the C: drive. This article has more information.

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Hi guys,

I recently acquired a legit copy of windows and i have SP2 installed. However, I end up only having 635 mb of space on C drive. I dunno if this is the forum. If not, mods please move?

I recently had to reinstall windows because of an infection. I reformatted the C drive during installation. Would that have anything to do with it?

Thanks guys!
 

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Now, I have an 80 gig c-drive, it's so full it won't even let automatic updates, update . do to the fact there is not enough room. now i need to know what to do there is less than 6% space left . I have a d-drive of 350 gigs which is empty. my question is, how do I get more space on my c-drive so things will work properly and faster?????
 

A:free up space on c drive

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I need to find out how to free up space on my C Drive. Right now I only have 2% free. I tried to run my disk defragmenter, but I got a warning that it needs 15% in order to run properly. My disk cleanup dosen't seem to work for me either. I'm thinking I should delete or move some stuff on my C Drive, but I'm not sure what the best way is for me to do this. I don't want to accidently delete something important, but I'm sure I have stuff on there that I'm not useing and don't need
I appear to be running 32-bit, Windows 2000 Professional, Service Pack 4v5.0.2195, if this is helpful to know.

I sure would appriciate some info to help me with this, please.
 

A:How to free up space on my C drive

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Today, my free space for C drive was 49gb out of 70gb. But after loading some videos in youtube, the free space decreases to 47.9gb!! I have CCleaners and I do delete some of the system restores. Please help me cause I'm trying to save my computer space. I'm so desperate until I create my own system restore and delete them, but the space still remains at 47.9gb.

A:Decreasing of free space in C drive

@ michellewjy did you check user profile in C drive because by default most of download is saved automatically in user profile...
here the path to check that: C:\Users\select your profile name\downloads
you can also try: Start Menu\your profile name\downloads

Also check the number of restore points you have & the total size being occupied by them on your C drive...
you check by:Start Menu\type "create restore point"\under "system protection"\click "configure"\under "disk space usage" check the total usage..

Lets know if this resolve the issue, if not then we will check further....

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Last month i've periodically receive messages about "not enough space on disk C:\"
Have cleaned up most of it, but still didnt get one thing

As you can see here - total capacity of disk is 48,7 Gb. Hidden and system files are shown. Total weight of all disk content is 35,6 Gb (including hiberfil and yes, no pagefile on C:\). Currently I've got only 350 Mb of free space. Question - where is my free 13 Gb?

A:Free space on system drive

Use TreeSize free to see if it shows where the missing 13 GB space is used.
TreeSize Free - Quickly Scan Directory Sizes and Find Space Hogs

If you want the portable version, select the Zipped Executable from the download dropdown list.

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Hopefully this will help solve my problem (which seems to have lessened a bit though, maybe you won't find anything and my computer is back to normal? Not sure)other thread with my problem: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/222051/why-am-i-losing-free-space-from-hard-drive/Log as follows, thanks for any help you can give me:DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86 Run by teka at 22:06:20.93 on Fri 04/24/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.6000.16643Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6000.0.1252.1.1033.18.2046.929 [GMT -6:00]AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)============== Running Processes ===============C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcssC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcsC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestrictedc:\program files\common files\logitech\lvmvfm\LVPrcSrv.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceC:\Windows\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXEC:\Windows\System32\bcmwltry.exeC:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetworkC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\Windows\System32\WLTRAY.EXEC:\Program Files... Read more

A:Had disappearing free space on drive-

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the resul... Read more

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Hello,

I have a 20GB hard drive partitionned in (C: 2 GB, D: 18 GB).

The C: drive appears to be almost full (Windows displays "Used : 1.83 GB, Free : 116 MB"), but when i add up the sizes of all the directories myself, i only reach 1.3 GB. (mainly occupied by C:\Program Files, 360 MB, and C:\WINNT, 877 MB).

How can there be such a difference ?
I have included the "hidden files". Any suggestion is appreciated.

Thanks,

Ozymandias
 

A:free space missing on drive c:

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Hello all.

I am having a new problem with a 1 year old computer I built running Windows 7 64 bit.

I have two hard drives:

Solid State (Mainly just the OS on here)
2nd hard drive with everything else on it

Windows is saying I have used 31.5 gb of space on the SSD.

When I enable hidden folders/files and select everything on the drive, it is only coming up with 21.5gb used.

I DO NOT have system restore enabled.

I DO NOT have Windows backup enabled.

Honestly have no clue what is causing this 10gb or so of space to be unaccounted for but I know it wasn't always like this. Any help would be appreciated.

A:Free Drive Space is Incorrect

Try to defragment the drives.

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System Information:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 330 @ 2.13GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3894 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1723 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 398515 MB, Free - 26043 MB; E: Total - 476906 MB, Free - 122522 MB (passport);
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 140A
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Not Updated (not online)

Problem:
I used CC cleaners Drive Wipe feature (Simple Over write 1 pass) to wipe free space on hard drive. After completion my hard drive went from 120 gigs to 28 gigs. I had used the program before and didn't have any problems with it. I have two laptops and it only does it on the HP listed above. I also notice that when I try to convert videos using that computer it eats my hard drive up and never gets back to the original size after I delete the converted file. It also does this when I perform Disk to disk copies. Is their a problem with my computer registering recovered space after deleting files including free space. Has anyone had this problem before. If I restore my system the problem goes away until I use CCleaner Drive wipe program or copy, convert video files. It seems this is only happening when some information is written to the disk, images and such. The drive wipe (free space) program does write dummy information to the hard drive and deletes it to clean ... Read more

A:Free Drive Space Problem

A good program to locate used drive space is TreeSize, available here: http://www.jam-software.com/treesize_free/
 

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hallo
laptop aeratec 3200 series
windows xp
every time system crush (laptop overheat, common problem), free space on drive c disappears. I did disc cleanup, check Temp folder in drive c and windows almost empty, anyone please help. just today almost lost 200 MB (crushed about 6-8 times)
 

A:my free space on drive c disappears

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Hi,
 
I am new to this site and this is my first post. From past 1 month, I am facing the problem of fluctuating free space in C drive.
 
I am using Windows 7 64 bit OS and have Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 Anti- Virus.
 
I have a 500 GB Western Digital Hard Drive installed on my  system, of which C Drive is allocated 50 GB. Currently, the free space is 12 GB in C drive and it reaches to the minimum of 900 Mb. 
 
To get back the free space, I perform, De-fragment, Error- Checking at Start-Up and Wipe Free Space tools of Windows. After 2-3 days of continuous process, I manage to get back the free space. 
 
From past 1 month, I had been facing this problem, and Computer becomes extremely slow, once the free space starts decreasing in C drive.
 
Please help me in identifying & correcting the problem.
 
Thanks and Regards,
 
Rahul Gabda.

A:Fluctuating free space on C Drive

Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2 SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me. Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop.* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Ant... Read more

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Does 5 - 10% of storage space on a USB flash drive need to remain free, as it does on a hard drive?
 

A:Is free space on a USB flash drive necessary?

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my old post was closed for some reason which i don't know of thats the reason i am sending you the information agian below,

"for the last few days i have had this problem on my C: drive, i had around 5 or 6gig but bit by bit the space is going down right in front of me, so i had to remove some files and programs and made some space but agian once i make the space its gone agian right back to 0 bytes, agian i have been trying to make space but the same thing keeps happening bit by bit it comes right back to 0 bytes agian, i also tried closing the system restore but never got any free space back from it,
i have tried a full system scan with Kaspersky, i used malwarebytes, i tried trojan remover, i tried SmitFraudFix but nothing helps am still stuck at square 1,
can you please help me sort this problem out because if nothing will solve it i will have to do a full system restore by using the recovery disk formatting the whole C: Drive"

i was told to send you the information from GMER and dds, first i scan with GMER and at the end i got a message saying "GMER has not found any system modification",
than i used dds but when i double clicked the icon the promt window open but than i get a error message saying "C:\Documents and setting\username\local settings\Temp\9.tmp\edS.exe is not a valid Win32 appication" than i have to click ok and than it closes and won't go any futher,

so am kindda stuck i will be happy if you can help me out

A:something is eating all my free space from my C: drive every second

Hello,

As per forum rules:


Quote:




MULTIPLE POSTING

This refers to posting the same question or same replies in multiple areas of the site (also called flooding). Please only post only once. If you feel you have posted in the wrong forum, contact a Moderator or Manager, who will move the post for you. This also includes the creation of multiple new threads on the same or similar topics and sending PM's continuously to one or more Staff members.




As you have already started and received a reply in our Windows XP Forum, i am closing this thread.

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I know that it is necessary to keep ~15% free space on the system drive for proper function, but what about a non-OS drive that is used only for storage? My video archive drive never seems to get fragged, so I doubt that I will need freespace for defragging...any other reason to need it?

A:Hard Drive Free Space

I'd guess the worst case scenario is that whatever defragging is done on that storage drive would slow down. At some extreme point (99% occupied?), it might not defrag at all. So what?

I've run even OS partitions beyond 90% full and never noticed any issues.

Since I installed Win 7 13 months ago, I have never done a manual defrag and have never seen more than 5% fragmentation on any drive---storage or OS.

You could turn off defrag on that storage drive and I'll bet never notice the difference.

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I'm using windows 7 (64bit), I have a 500GB C drive and a 1TB data drive. This computer is mainly for music recording/editing and a little bit of video editing. I use the 1TB D drive to store all of my music and video related projects. I have a lot of stuff on that drive, mostly high quality, uncompressed audio files, but with that said, there is no way that I am using the amount of space that windows says I am using. Looking at every folder and subfolder I have on the drive, I am only using 93GB for music and video files, and less than 1GB for miscelanneous files but Windows says that only 38GB of 931GB is left! It should actually be 837GB left. So 799GB just magically disappeared into space?? What's going on?  I've had the computer for two years and it has always been accurate with it's free space estimates. I just noticed this last week. What should I do? 

A:Hard drive free space WAY off

Run the chkdsk /r command on the drive in question.
 
Then...use fhe following tool to see what is where on the drive:  WinDirStat .
 
Louis

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I've just updated the pc specs for this thread. It's a XPS 15 about 2 months old and is the first laptop I've ever owned or used.
It came with a 500 G. hard drive of which 102 MB's are the OEM Partition, 19.53 G's for Recovery and 446.13 G's for C drive. C drive has 403.33 G's free space.
When I try to shrink C drive so that I can make another partition I'm told I only have 931 MB's that I can shrink out of 456853 MB's total.
Also it says that I can't shrink a volume beyond the point where any unmovable files are located. I defragged but it did no good.
Any help would be appreciated.
My skill level remain s that of novice.
Thanks.
H

A:help to shrink drive c w/400+ g's free space but see only 900+ MB's

You need the Partition Wizard bootable disk, available free here:

https://skydrive.live.com/?cid=b0a22...89320E3247!215

Download it and burn it to a disc. Then boot from it.

It should let you shrink the partition more than Disk Management.

Back up your data before using it.

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for the last few days i have had this problem on my C: drive, i had around 5 or 6gig but bit by bit the space is going down right in front of me, so i had to remove some files and programs and made some space but agian once i make the space its gone agian right back to 0 bytes, agian i have been trying to make space but the same thing keeps happening bit by bit it comes right back to 0 bytes agian, i also tried closing the system restore but never got any free space back from it,
i have tried a full system scan with Kaspersky, i used malwarebytes, i tried trojan remover, i tried SmitFraudFix but nothing helps am still stuck at square 1,
can you please help me sort this problem out because if nothing will solve it i will have to do a full system restore by using the recovery disk formatting the whole C: Drive

A:something is eating all my free space from my C: drive every second

Hi and welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, as far as they possibly can, before posting for assistance.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

If you have problems with any of the steps, simply move on to the next one and make a note of the problem in your reply.

Please note that the Security Forum is always busy, so I would ask for your patience while waiting for a reply - it may take a few days.

This thread will now be closed.

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My pc storage is about full. I checked what was using the most space and it was desktop. How do I clear my c drive. I'm a novice so please make your answers as simple as possible

A:how do i free up disk space on drive C

"My pc storage is about full"Could you let us have the figures please? If all else fails double click "This PC" then go to the C drive (which is almost certainly your main drive), right click it and give us the sizes showing. I'm just wondering if the almost full is just from some data drive. The more you can tell us the better because we obviously can't see what is in front of you.It seems odd for the desktop to be the place where most stuff is. If that's right it should be right in front of you so you should be able to decide if there is anything you wish to remove or move onto some other form of storage.Also go to "Control Panel > Programs and Features" to see if there are any programs you don't require any more. Don't delete anything unless you know what it is.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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okay.. before i start let me inform u that there are numerous threads on this and i have gone through all of em and tried quite a lot of solutions... nothing seemed to help much......
i am running windows xp and i am gonna install windows 7... the windows 7 upgrade advisor says i need 16 gb of free space to install windows 7 (32bit), whereas i have only managed to clean up 11.5 gb of space. my total space (in c drive where xp is installed) is 29.2 gb... i deleted the temp files, downloaded many softwares to clean up etc as mentioned in the forums. but nothing seemed to help much. i checked the c drive and the major space occupying folders are :-
1) documents and settings-( 5 gb after moving contents of my documents to an external hard disk)
2) program files - ( 2.8gb after uninstalling all unwanted softwares..
3) Windows - (4.7 gb)
4) and there are lots of TEC files named "pc_eng.str_0A99CC00_0000927F.tec" and so on which i dont know what to do with!

So any help would be greatly appreciated.........
 

A:Solved: how to free up space on c drive....??

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After trying Linux and not liking it, I uninstalled it. I have 100 GB of free space that is no longer part of the Windows partition, instead it is coloured light green and labelled free space. I cannot extend the Windows partition into it. What do I do?That's what I see on the Vista partition editor.

A:Extending C Drive Into Free Space

What prevents you extending the C: partition, lazyguy? If you right-click C:, is the Extend option not active? (The dialog shown appears to be for the free space?)

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Hello,

I left for the weekend and when I returned, I found that my computer only has 16MB of free space...when I left it had 54%!!! I have NOOO clue how this happened. The last thing I did on my computer was run Clean Space 9...This is weird, does anyone know what could have happened? I'd REALLY appreciate it...thanks,
Cee.


Here is my computer info:
System:
Microsoft Windows XP
Professional
Version 2002
Service Pack 2

Manufactured and Supported by:
PC
Intel(R)
Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.40GHz
2.39 GHz, 448 MB of RAM

A:HELP!! 0% free space on hard drive...

Your system may have become a zombie for file sharing. If you have any installed, ininstall all P2P programs (Kazaa, Bearshare, Limewire, etc.)

Next, follow these instructions:

http://www.techsupportforum.com//sec...ijackthis.html

Be sure to post your log in a new thread in the Hijackthis Log Help forum, not here.

I'll close this thread to prevent any dual posting.

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I"ve installed windows 8.1 from fresh on a seperate parition on my macbook pro retina 2013 via Apple's bootcamp.

I allocated 40GB which when formatted is 37GB

But now I'm downloading Call of duty on steam which is 14GB however on my hard drive apparently I've only got 5GB left..

Is there a way to free up space or to see what on earth is taking up soo much space..

Ideally I want to buy Battlefield 4 on origin soon but that needs 30 GB space, obviously I'll delete the call of duty game but how can I get all my space back.

Thanks

Really appreciate any help

A:How to free up hard drive space

Nothing is taking up to much space, you made the partition to small. My current Windows install on my laptop is 33 GB and that's with all my user folders moved to my Data drive. You could run disk cleanup, turn off system restore, disable hibernation (this deletes the hiperfile.sys file), but your still going to run out of space fast.

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Is there any way to recapture more free space on the C drive? There is only 9% free right now and the PC is not running as fast as it should.

All the unnecessary programs have been removed as have all the unneeded graphics and files from my desktop and emptied the Recycle Bin.

Thanks again!

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Sempron(tm) 3000+, x86 Family 6 Model 10 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 959 Mb
Graphics Card: VIA/S3G UniChrome IGP, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 33584 MB, Free - 3159 MB; D: Total - 4561 MB, Free - 353 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTek Computer INC., Kelut
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
 

A:Solved: Need more FREE SPACE ON C DRIVE

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I am using Windows XP, Service Park 2. I have a program called Sonic. I am trying to copy a video I made using the copy DVD program in Sonic. It tells me I don't have enough room on my hard drive to put the temporary copy of the video. How do I check how much free space I have on my hard drive. I looked at "My Computer", properties and there's lots of free space shown on the "disc" diagram. Can anyone help?
 

A:Free space on hard drive

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i have went through the disk cleanup stages by clicking on properties on the C drive..

But still my drive stays on the red zone..

I have 810 mb left of a 51 gb hard drive!

I know that I do not use that much space... So where on earth are all these files..

A:How to free up space in hard drive!

This will show you what is taking up all the spacehttp://windirstat.info/

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Hi!

My problem is that the free space on my c drive fluctuates it goes from 17GB free to 0MB free... when it is down to under 200MB free my computer does popups to let me know I am running low on space. I know that I have 17 GB free but I can't work out how to let my computer know it!

I have windows xp home edition & 120GB hard drive.

I tried to see if I could fix it with my windows disk but after I pushed r (for recovery/repair) it asked for an administrator password ??? I have not got one ... I tried a few different passwords but they didnot work, so then I did chkdsk and it came up with one or more errors on my disk!!! What can I do!

Please HELP me
 

A:Free space on my C drive fluctuates!

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Hi all
 
Running on Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-Bit.
 
There seems to be something eating up my space in my C: drive voraciously. The main problem is i cannot locate the actual files itself that occupy the space (with the view hidden files & folders ticked on). I'm not sure if this is where to ask it (if it is a windows installer-related problem or something else). 
 
To start off, I installed a game (The Sims 3) and its other expansion packs. I set them to install on the D:/ drive as follows: D:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3
 
My C:/drive disk storage at the start (before installing The Sims 3) was at: 315GB/465GB
 
When installing an expansion pack, a prompt to update the files pops up (which is needed to install them) I clicked yes and in doing this, this consumes about 3-4GB of space on average on my C:/drive
 
By the time i noticed the problem, i had consumed about 39GB (275GB/465GB) on my C:/drive. I find it is eating my space too much, tried to find the files manually on the C:/drive to no avail.
 
Also tried:
-Defragging (using Aus Logics Disk Defrag)
-CCleaner
Which didn't remove much space at all (about 100MB only)
-I don't hibernate my PC often (i don't leave it turned on either, turning it off when not in use) so i disabled hibernation via cmd (powercfg -h off), freeing up about 13GB of space. 
 
Also tried using WinDirStat, an application that shows used space allocation on the C:/drive. It only sh... Read more

A:Free unaccounted space on C:/Drive

FWIW:  Delete Shadow Copies
 
Louis

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I have a 160 gig hard drive that has 149gig used. How do you find just what is taking up all that space? It said there is 45 gig of old compressed files,how can I find out what these are ,and delete them maybe? thanks splice
 

A:free up hard drive space

If you search the Internet for the extension the file has, it may give you a clue as to what it is and how to check it.
 

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First let me say, I am a novice when it comes to this. 
 
My disk space is 688 GB and as of right now it shows I have 18.3 GB available.
Looking at the apps I'm using 299 MB.
Under media and files I have the following :
 
Pictures                          42.3 GB
Videos                                 0 Bytes
Music                                3.62 GB
Documents                     65.6 GB
Downloads                      32.3 MB
 
Unless I'm doing something wrong, that adds up to 111.85 GB.
What is the other 576 GB being used for ??

A:Want to free up space on hard drive

First let me say, I am a novice when it comes to this. 
 
My disk space is 688 GB and as of right now it shows I have 18.3 GB available.
Looking at the apps I'm using 299 MB.
Under media and files I have the following :
 
Pictures                          42.3 GB
Videos                                 0 Bytes
Music                                3.62 GB
Documents                     65.6 GB
Downloads                      32.3 MB
 
Unless I'm doing something wrong, that adds up to 111.85 GB.
What is the other 576 GB being used for ??
 
Richard-
 
I would recommend downloading Sequoia View. It's a free utility that analyzes your HDD and lets you know where all of your hard-earned bytes are running off to via an easy to use and understand, graphical UI.
 
http://www.tomsguide.com/us/download/Sequoiaview,0301-1276.html

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I am running Windows XP Pro, the NTFS file system, and I set up my system so I sent up my primary 30 GB hard drive with several partitions so that my windows swap file is on a separate partition (K:) than is my OS (C:).

I recently wanted to defrag this separate drive (K:) (partition) so I went into my virtual memory settings for my windows swap file and I selected "No swap (or page) file" and then asked windows to defrag the drive that my swap file exists on. I then went to defrag the drive.

Instead of defragging, I receive a warning that asks me to free up space on the drive in order that defrag can run. So (using Acronis PArtition Expert) I increased the size of the drive (partition) to 800mb (via the Acronis partition formatting & resizing tools) and ran the windows xp defrag immediately. At this point, after the reformatting, you would think that no data existed on the drive (K:)

However...

My latest defrag report for drive (K:) says:

Volume XP Pro SWAP FILE (K:)
Volume size = 800 MB
Cluster size = 64 KB
Used space = 600 MB
Free space = 200 MB
Percent free space = 25 %

Volume fragmentation
Total fragmentation = 0 %
File fragmentation = 0 %
Free space fragmentation = 0 %

File fragmentation
Total fi... Read more

A:Where's the free space on my drive/partition?

1.Instead of defragging, I receive a warning that asks me to free up space on the drive in order that defrag can run. So (using Acronis PArtition Expert)

2.I increased the size of the drive (partition) to 800mb (via the Acronis partition formatting & resizing tools) and ran the windows xp defrag immediately. At this point, after the reformatting, you would think that no data existed on the drive (K:)

1. You need something like 12% or 15% free space to defrag....looks like you increased it so you have 25% free space.

2. You increased the size of the partition or did you reformat? If you reformatted you wouldn't need to increase the size anyway because you would have 100% free space. Looks like all you did was increase the size and didn't reformat. Defragging does not remove any files...it arranges them so they can be found more readily.

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for quite some time my computer keeps telling me that I have 0% free space and I need to delete some files well I am about bone dry on my computer.and I cant downloade a program to fix it because it tells me I have no free space I have windows XP and I have 74.6 Gig on my hard drive and my system is a Gateway about 2002, i have a norton antivirus that I thought i deleted and I found that this file has about 62 Gig of files on it that is keeping me from being able to open any files, what can I do to help me rid this proble , also I cant go to a restore because I have o% free space
 

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I recently reinstalled XP and my C Drive shows that I have 5GB free space out of 16 yet it only has 8Gb of files contained within it.

Ive attached a picture showing what it says is Free, what 'Where'd My Space Go?' shows and the C Drive folder in windows.

Where are the 2Gb of 'file' that WMSG? shows (I have unhidden all the files) ??

And does anyone have an idea why it shows only 5Gb free when there should be 8 according to WMSG and 11 according to the Windows 'window' ??

Also - before the install I could play Pro Evo 2009 with itunes playing in the background, now my PC cant seem to handle this and pauses itunes every 10 s or so.

Any help appreciated, thanks in advance,

Richard
 

A:C Drive Missing Free Space?

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This is a somewhat unusual post for me, as I've posted several HJT logs here in the past when I've needed help and I've received excellent help, therefore, I thought that this might be the best place to ask this particular question.

My hard drive has lately been, quite frankly, nearly full...fluctuating between 800mb and 1.2 Gb free (on a 20 Gb drive. It just doesn't seem possible to me).

Tonight I've gone through and deleted/moved a lot of things I knew for sure that I could, thus getting the amount of free space close to 1.5 Gb. In my quest for more, I looked at my add/remove programs menu and found:

3 different copies of Microsoft .net Framework (2.0 Service pack 2, 3.0 Service pack2, and 3.5 sp1), The first two of which take up nearly 400MB.

Also, 3 different copies of MSXML 4.0 SP2, although the files sizes appear to be comparatively negligible.

Are those seemingly repeat programs absolutely necessary, or can I uninstall any of them to free up a bit more space?

Also, I could apparently free up another half-gig by deleting my backup files for Win98. I've considered it, but I fear that sure as I do, I'll have XP probs again and be in deep trouble.

A:Trying to free space on hard drive

if you are using XP why keep Windows 98 files ? also download crapcleaner and run the cleanup program to clean out wasteful temp files... also if you have an external harddrive move as many data files word, excel, Jpeg picture files to the external drive and delete them from your 20 Gig internal harddrive.

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My Dell Latitude C840 Laptop only has 3% free disk space left on my local drive, well 288MB free space from 9.36GB.

Can you suggest any immediate actions to take which can increase my free disk-space to at least 15%. I tried defragmenting the disk the other day, however it only had 14% free space, meaning i couldn't run the action. Yet today, it's shot down to 3% all of a sudden. The only installations i've made over the last few days is updating my drivers, however i haven't even finished that process yet.

Any suggestions ?

A:[SOLVED] Only 3% Free Space on C Drive

Hi try using this to see what is taking up the space TreeSize Free - Quickly Scan Directory Sizes and Find Space Hogs

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My OS is windows 7 32bit. What I have done to prevent decreasing is:
1. disable system restore on all drives.
2. turn off hybernation
3. move pagefile to other drives.
The problem is it is still decreasing, though in a lower rate.
Any suggestions?
Thanks.

A:Free space on C drive keeps decreasing?

welcome to the forum.

Maybe gie us more detail on how much space you have and how much it takes.

use ccleaner every once a while. defrag every once a while. Actually I only use Defraggler to see how much space is taken. Not sure if that Windows thing tells me what it wants me to see, or everything.

My C-drive uses 54-62 GB. I assume all fluctuation is windows related since I installed all applications a long time ago. As long as it goes down every once a while, I wouldn't worry. Sometimes you don't see the decrease before rebooting. AV software and other software also uses some temporary space. should check those settings to not accumulate too many log files.

Edit: when you deinstall software, make sure it deleted all the files. Some software just has incomplete deinstallation routines that leave data on the disk, like user data etc.

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Hi,
 
I am new to this site and this is my first post. From past 1 month, I am facing the problem of fluctuating free space. Somewhere on the net, I found that , it may be due to some malware , which might be eating free space.
 
I am using Windows 7 64 bit OS and have Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 Anti- Virus.
 
I ran Combofix Software and it deleted some files from   "c:\users\abc\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Network\Connections\Pbk\_hiddenPbk  ".
 
I am attaching the log of Combofix along with this mail. 
 
Please help me in identifying & correcting the problem.
 
Thanks and Regards,
 
Rahul Gabda.
 
 
 
 

A:Fluctuating Free Space in C drive

Please describe what you mean by "fluctuating free space". EXACTLY what is happening?

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Hi,
I have a problem regarding space in c: drive.
I installed win 7 in c: drive for second time because of my pc is very slow. I thought the reason for that is low free space in my c: drive.
After installing win 7 I have installed programs listed below:

Adobe reader 9.0
Google chrome
Intel graphics media accelerator driver
jdk 7
avast free antivirus
MS Office 2007 package

I have allocated 30GB out of 120GB for c: drive. But, now my pc's c: drive's used space is over 18GB. I think there is some problem with configurations of win 7 in my pc.

Please somebody help me to solve this problem.

Thanks.

A:Decreased free space in c: drive.

Hello darshanaprasad, welcome to Seven Forums!


If you only allotted 30GB for Windows 7, that is not enough for long-term use.




   Information

Before we make any specific recommendations will you please post a snip/screen-shot of the entire Windows disk management drive map with a full description as to which drive/partition is which, so we can see what you have going on as there may be a fairly simple way to resolve the situation.

In the Windows start menu right click computer and click manage, in the left pane of the "Computer Management" window that opens click disk management and post a maximized snip of that.
How to Upload and Post a Screenshot and File in Seven Forums

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Heloo All,

I am trying to install Win XP through USB, I followed the procedures listed in the forum, I was able to run PE_USB stuff etc, and was able to get the options, and was able to run through the options as well, But the 4th one, gets me the error 'tempimage.img not found' where it tries to create it and fails with some space issue.

In my C: drive, I have all the files including the XP installation files as per the instructions, and my free space in the C: is around 500MB.

Is this the reason that it throws the error, should I make my free space more than 1 GB? Please advice whatever reasons could be.

A:Win XP install through USB, should my C drive free space be more?

I dont have XP currently installed but off of the top of my head I would say that yes the
space on C: should most likely be 2G.
I think XP itself will need 1G of space and then it will need some room for its temp and page files.

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My computer is not running as fast as I'd like it to...

I have 32 gb of used space and 6 gb of unused space...

I have 768 mb of ram...

please, need some advice as to how I can help my computer perform better...

there are a lot of programs on my add/remove programs list... but I don't know what programs I can delete to free up space...

thanks,

DuRoche

A:Free Space On Hard Drive

First off we need to know the operating system (2000,XP etc,,)in order to proceed. thanks

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As I was doing some imaging backups, I noticed that Macrium was seeing that my SSD drive had the following used/free #s:

Partition 1: System Reserved NTFS Active 24.2 GB used, 100 GB Total
Partition 2: OS & Programs C: 150.0 GB used, 167.58 Total

That's tighter than I "think" is a good idea. So I looked at the folders on the C: drive and cleaned up the minimal temp folder data and emptied the recycle bin. Here's what the folders show:

Boot 0.4 GB
CWP 0.1 GB
Intel 0 GB
Program Files 10.6 GB
Program Files (x86) 12.6 GB
Program Data 3.7 GB
Temp 0 GB
Users 10.0 GB
Windows 21.8 GB
Total: 59.2 GB

What is causing the discrepancy?

A:C: Drive Used/Free Space WAY Different Than Actual?

Could be that hidden and system files are not included.

Also I see you have an Intel SSD. If you have the Intel SSD Toolbox program, that might sometimes leave multiple large(GB) files in the root directory after doing a diagnostic scan.

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I have a 1TB C drive (boot drive) that has been gradually filling up until I had less than 40 GB free. Today I checked the properties of C and saw that it suddenly has 444GB of free space!

I had been using WinDirStat periodically to see what was taking up the space. Until today, WinDirStat showed something called "Local Disk" with an empty extension (that is, just "." with nothing after the dot). LocalDisk was taking up 381.5 GB and was the largest single contributor to disk usage.

Today when I ran WinDirStat, it showed "Local Disk" taking only 7.0 GB.

All of my user data seems to be intact. WinDirStat shows the same sizes for photos, music files, etc. as it did before today.

Nothing special happened between yesterday and today. I did not reboot the system. The system did not crash. There were no Windows updates. I did not run any cleanup utilities or do any other kind of system maintenance. I didn't even "empty the trash." CrystalDiskInfo indicates that my C drive is in good health.

How do you explain the sudden appearance of 400 GB free space?

A:Suddenly 400 GB of free space on C drive

Do you use System Restore? How much space do you allot to it?

What anti-virus, anti-malware, and security programs do you use?

Do you use any backup applications, including "cloud" backup?

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I have a 500gb (465gb true) seagate hdd.
My D drive is 400gb.
Its showing used space is 290gb but when i checked size of all files inside this drive incl hidden and system folders, it adds upto just 240gb.
I have deleted all the backups,
No other hidden files. Any idea what is happening here?

I's really appreciate your reply...

A:Drive free space mising... pls help

this happens all the time, it's usually used up by system restore..

if your computer is running fine and you want the space back, use the disk clean up to get it back..

start>computer>right click on the drive in question>properties>disk clean up (let it do its thing), in the new window choose the "more options" tab>clean up (at the bottom under "system restore and shadow copies")>delete>OK...

this will delete all your system restore points except the latest one, check your space before and after...

good luck.

ps this may be just a hair different in win7..

pss, welcome to TSF

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Hi Moderators,

I am relatively new to computers. I run Windows XP Professional SP2. My Maxtor Hard Drive total size is 19.0 GB.

I have recently noticed that despite the fact that I have tried to keep my free space at least at 11.0 the same has dropped to 6.23. I have backed up most of my files on c.d. and have deleted a great deal. However my free space reads only 8.23.

I make sure that I remove history, temporary internet files, cookies, and forms, almost every day. I also use Ccleaner. A look in add/remove programs revealed that since I started using my computer in 2004 May 24 I have received quite a lot of updates both for Xp and Office and I suspect that these may be the cause of the decrease in free space. Moreover sometime earlier this year I had to re-download SP2 in order that my web cam would work. I did not uninstall the former SP 2

I shall be grateful if you can advise me as to whether updates I had prior to re-downloading SP2 would have become obsolete and can be removed.

I have a lot of programs installed but they are all being used from time to time. I can uninstall a couple of them as I use them at intervals.

Thanking you in advance.

Bassy2.

A:Free Hard Drive Space

Probably the only solution is get a larger harddrive. You are using approx 10 or GB of hard drive space. This is not very much for a modern useful XP machine. To give you some perspective, I have 20 GB of programs alone. And then 100GB of data. If you have 10GB of programs and data then you are not using very much space indeed.A new hard drive could replace your existing drive, but then you would have to install Windows and all programs again, or you could simply add the new hard drive as a second drive, or slave drive. This is pretty easy to do and you would gain all of the space for data.Prices on hard drives have been in a free fall for the past year or so:40GB, $46 incl. shipping: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?...N82E1682214011880GB $47 incl. shipping: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?...N82E16822144102160 $60 incl. shipping: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?...N82E16822145091

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i have started burning home movies onto dvd using ulead video studio 8, i have put aside 50gig as a partition from a sata 160gig hard drive. When i have finished editing the home movie and burnt it to a dvd i then delete the file off the hard drive which is between 2 to 9 gig in size (could be multiple files). the problem i have is when i look to see how much is free on the drive it's still saying that size is still there. i have emptied the recycle bin and also have tryed window washer, the only way to correct it is take all files and folders i want off the hard drive, format it, then copy the files and folders back to get a true reading of space left on the drive. i have to format drive through restarting computer in safe mode only.
 

A:free space on hard drive

Have you tried defrag after a delete ?
 

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i have 4 drives and they all show that they have less free space. but when i open the drive and see inside the files dont occupie so much space as noted in properties . for example my F: drive its total size is 8.31 GB when i open the drive and see the size occupied by the files inside it totals 3.28 GB but 8.31-(minus)3.28 GB= 5.03 GB but it shows that the free space is only 2.46 GB not only this drive but all my drives can any help pls, Thanks
 

A:Drive free space problem?

are you looking at all the files? system files are hidden by default (need to go to tools, folder options, view, and tick show hidden files and folders).
 

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or should the question be:

How much Hard Drive space should I keep free??????

I have a 8.4 gig harddrive with 1 gig free.

I am running windows 98 first with microsoft patches and with a fat32 file system.

How much space should I keep free on my harddrive so my computer runs smothly?

is it 200 megs?????

Can you people help me out. I really nead it?

[This message has been edited by richardginn (edited 07-04-2000).]

[This message has been edited by richardginn (edited 07-04-2000).]
 

A:How much Hard Drive space should I have free?????

That depends on your video card memory and how much swap file you need. But other things are going to impact this like trying to uncompress files and install stuff, this can use a lot of hard disk space during the install. I really wouldn't go much lower than you are right now personally.
 

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It seems like every day recently my leftover free space changes, sometimes it increasing 85 GB sometimes decreasing( 65 GM). I havent downloaded many files or deleted many files recently, and it fluxes about 20 GB. are there reasons why my comp would do this?

Also,when I go to desk management to shrink my c: deriver .... it shows that i just have 7 MB to shrink . My C drive Capacity is 160 GM ..I have 80 GM free on it .!!...so what is the problem

Regards

A:Free Space in C: drive is Changing..

Hey man, welcome to the forums! First off, I'd suggest it might be System Restore hogging all your space. What you do is go to START, right click COMPUTER, go to PROPERTIES, then in the left corner, SYSTEM PROTECTION, click Local Disk C: System, then click CONFIGURE. It should look like the attachment. I'll use mine for example. When the system restore uses all its allocated space, it deletes most of it, for some reason to make room for more restore points. Then thats when your memory will be larger. Lemme know how it goes, and I'll see about the rest.
EDIT: Windows seven should use about 12GB btw, so thats where it goes, the more you update, the bigger that gets. Empty your recycle bin, too. Mine collects up to 30GB in a week.

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the space on my C drive keeps decreasing,

i was doing my regular work and i recieved a message saying the space in my c drive is low.. i usually used to have around 13GB of free space..but it turned to just 1GB in a while.. it comes back to 13GB or 12 GB after i restart my computer but again goes back to very low..it even reaches to some kb...

i have tried defragmenting, registry cleaning, deleting system restore... but it didn't helped i am using win 7 63x

A:HELP! free space on C drive keeps decreasing!

Just had a similar thread
System drive content getting larger

Hopes it helps someone.

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I have a Compaq Presario SR5710Y PC with 48.8 GB on my hard drive. I only have 72.3 MB free right now, and I cannot figure out what to uninstall to free up space. When I look at my installed programs, there aren't that many, and the ones that show how much space it is taking up, all only show less than 1 GB.

I need to add that my previous hard drive crashed, and I replaced it with an SSD. I am thinking that maybe in the re-installation of Windows 7 (it previously had Windows Vista, but I replaced it with 7 about 2 years ago), that somehow I might have two versions of Windows in my hard drive, which is why I don't have much space left.
Any and all help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
 

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My 120 gig C drive partition yesterday reported 62.4 GB free. Today I get a warning telling me free space is dangerously low.
Checking it I see 53 mb free and checking it again 5 minutes later I see 26.7 mb free. System restore is configured for 11% (13.21 GB). The other partition on this 250 gig drive is consistently reporting 69.4 GB free.
When I do a restart I get totally different numbers for that C partition such a 43 GB free and something else again an hour later.
Kaspersky has done a full scan and found nothing.
Any help will be very much appreciated.

A:C drive-erratic free space.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by DaveV


My 120 gig C drive partition yesterday reported 62.4 GB free. Today I get a warning telling me free space is dangerously low.
Checking it I see 53 mb free and checking it again 5 minutes later I see 26.7 mb free. System restore is configured for 11% (13.21 GB). The other partition on this 250 gig drive is consistently reporting 69.4 GB free.
When I do a restart I get totally different numbers for that C partition such a 43 GB free and something else again an hour later.
Kaspersky has done a full scan and found nothing.
Any help will be very much appreciated.


Hi DaveV! Welcome to SevenForums! Try doing a System Files scan. This scans all system files, checks if any are corrupted or missing and then replaces them. Open a Command Prompt (Type CMD into Start and press enter) and type in (without the quotes): "sfc /scannow" Remember the space between sfc and /scannow.

Try that and report back

ZeshanA

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Dell PC Windows XP

My C drive has only 34% free space (it's only 28.60 GB) despite my moving all of my pictures and music to an external hard drive. The only big programs that I've got are Turbo Lister and a Movie Player from the NYPL.

Is that enough for it to work well? I defragment frequently so it runs ok.

If I want to get a couple of games is it ok to download them to the external hard drive?

Thanks!
 

A:How much is too little free space on a hard drive?

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Hello. Good day! Can you help me too in my problem.
My laptop is Dell Inspiron Win7 Home Basic 64Bit.
Intel core i3
320 GB
2.00 Gb Ram
Partition is:
(C- 20GB
(D- 250 GB
AV: McAfee

My OS (C is decreasing every second. I dont install any games or software except MSOffice,Mozilla and CCleaner.
I swear I disk clean up, defrag at use CCleaner just to free some disk space in my laptop but it still decreasing. Please help me(

A:Free space on C drive keeps decreasing?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ACA1114


Hello. Good day! Can you help me too in my problem.
My laptop is Dell Inspiron Win7 Home Basic 64Bit.
Intel core i3
320 GB
2.00 Gb Ram
Partition is:
(C- 20GB
(D- 250 GB
AV: McAfee

My OS (C is decreasing every second. I dont install any games or software except MSOffice,Mozilla and CCleaner.
I swear I disk clean up, defrag at use CCleaner just to free some disk space in my laptop but it still decreasing. Please help me(


are you sure your C drive is only 20gb??, this is way too small for win7, at the very least it needs 15 GB just to install, then you need the page file which on my sys is 15gb, 10% of your drive should be free for basic running.

I have just changed my 64 gb SSD to 180 GB just to stop my OS complaining every so often lol

My SSD takes up 58GB, thats with Hibernate switched off , and all programes installed to my d: drive.

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does anybody know why i have 1.10 GB free space in Safe Mode and 804 MB free space in Normal? thanks. and i know that 804 MB free space isnt alot, this is a pretty small harddrive from what the computer says it is .
 

A:1.10 GB free space in Safe Mode, in Normal 804 MB free space?

Just guessing here but not everything lots in Safe Mode so it is not using the same that it does with a Normal boot up.
 

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I no longer have enough free space to defragment my C drive. I've removed about every program I think I can safely take away. I noticed that my D drive is 99% free. It is NTFS, healthy, 39.90 GB capacity, 39.87 GB free, NO fault tolerance and 0% overhead. Can I reallocate some of this space to my C drive to add memory? My C drive is FAT32, Healthy(System), 15.97 GB capacity, 2.2 GB free, 13% free, NO fault tolerance, 0 % overhead. I know the computer likes 15% free, should I defragment anyway? Thanks.

A:How Much Of My D Drive Free Space Is Usable For C Drive?

Defrag serves 2 purposes.
1) It reorders your files for more efficient use (and access)
2) It "refreshes" some of the stuff on your hard drive (by moving files) and lessens your chances of data loss due to the loss of magnetic charges over time.

Yes you can reallocate this space to your C drive - but it will take a special program to do it. Might I suggest an alternative? Move all of your saved stuff to the D drive and then point your My Documents folder to the D drive. That'll free up space on the C drive and will keep your stuff on another drive (in case the OS crashes).

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