Disk space - kept decreasing & fluctuate without my adding/removing any.

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elee11

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Happy New Year!
I kept getting "low disk space" warning many times. I kept deleting it. whichh cleared new space.
But, then it kept shrinking until it became zero. I turned it off and turn on the computer again. It creates more disk space for a short time, but I get the same "low disk space" warning after I delete so mcuh space like G bytes.

Can you please tell me why and what to do? I have window xp.

Thanks a lot!
 

DaveBurnett

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You need to delete the contents of your temporary folder and your browser caches on a regular basis.
 

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How big is your hard drive? How much free space is left on it?
 

elee11

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Where can I find browser cache?

It is 55.8 GB. But free space was 0 and went upto 600 MB after I cleaned up some temp files.
After two days again below 200 MB. All I did was to play CD and check emails and download less MB MS and PDF files.

Thank you!
 
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You should at minimum always have 15% of the drive free for Windows to operate correctly. Untill you do that you will have that issue constantly. I never go below 20% myself.
 

DaveBurnett

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Which browser? Most have a clear cache on exit in their Options which is NOT set by default.

CCleaner will do them, and a lot of other things, but be careful with cookies as you actually may want to save some of those. The other things it pre-selects should be OK.
 
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