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Solved 250Gb SSD showing as full when using only 70Gb..?

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  1. paulb100

    paulb100 Thread Starter

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    Hi

    I have a 250Gb Samsung EVO 850 that reports it just has a couple of gigabytes spare when i am using only 70.3Gb as per WinDirStat - i only realised when i turned on the comp and google drive said its runs out of space

    I have everything off, 1Gb Page-file (8Gb RAM) - hibs OFF, screenshot of WDS below

    Ive ran chkdsk /f but no change
    can anyone help please?

    edit: I have noticed that recycle bin shows that i still have 209Gb available..??
    SMART shows all fine, good health with 2.9Tb Usage

    thanks

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  2. CleaverX

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    Actually if you add all the percentages used as listed by each folder in WDS, it pretty much says that the drive is full.
     
  3. CleaverX

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    Another thing I have noticed is that WDS is reporting C: to be only 70Gb. Is your SSD partitioned? Check the Disk Management console.
     
  4. paulb100

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    what your looking at (70Gb) is the total of the drive used which is aroubd correct, ive deleted about 8Gbs worth of stufff too make up room,

    look now, it still may add up to 100% but it reports I am using 60Gb from 200Gb (its a 250Gb SSD with 10% OP so is around 209Gb)

    I did recently upgrade to windows 10 then reflashed (Acronis True Image) back to Win7Pro, there were some small issues but all my free space was there...?

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    What is telling you the SSD is low on space ? Google drive is cloud storage so if that's what you're seeing it doesn't apply to the SSD.
     
  6. paulb100

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    i never said that google drive was the sole reason? i said i only noticed when it said its ran out of room - my computer shows me the drive is full

    also cloud storage programs sync with your device so whatevers on your cloud is also on your PC anyway

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    I never said it was the sole reason either. I asked you about it because it was mentioned in the first post.

    What were the 'complications' when you restored the image onto the SSD ? I'm wondering if the partition table on the SSD could have been messed up somehow. You could run TestDisk and see what it says about the partitions if that's a possibility.
     
  8. CleaverX

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    Could you use Spacemonger to analyze your drive? Then post a screenshot of the results?
     
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    i just secure erased and reinstall - all's good, quicker

    thanks anyway
     
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