ghost data taking up C drive

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whenever I go into my settings on windows 10 and go to system and then storage it says that my c drive has about 196gb of info on it but when i click into it and total apps and games it comes out to around 40gb not any where close to 200gb.
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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4510U CPU @ 2.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 69 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8104 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 201457 MB, Free - 14627 MB; D: Total - 25599 MB, Free - 22030 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO, Yoga2
Antivirus: Windows Defender,
 

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There are many hidden files which are not being counted by your method that Windows includes. You can use a program like WinDirStat or TreeSize to get an accurate view of which folders are taking up what space: http://www.jam-software.com/freeware/
 

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I have tried TreeSize and it has C:/ drive being at 196 but only about 15 things listed underneath it totaling 7 or 8 gb. could a hidden bitcoin block chain be the cause
 
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