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Hard drive filling up, but can't find files

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  1. Britgirl58

    Britgirl58 Thread Starter

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    I'm on a windows 8.1 with a 1 TB drive, It appears to be almost full with only 60 GB remaining, 1 week ago it had 74 GB in fact as I write this it just went down to 59 GB. I used TreeSize and WizTree but both only show the Drive as 115GB with only WizTree aknowledging within the selection pane that the Disk is 931.2 GB. I have used several malware and virus programs but none show anything untoward. There doesn't appear to be any partition of the disk and it shows no unallocated space.

    I don't know what else to try, any ideas would be appreciated.
    Thanks in advance.

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    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro, 64 bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790 CPU @ 3.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
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    RAM: 8143 Mb
    Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 720, 1024 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: 931 GB (58 GB Free); I: 931 GB (842 GB Free);
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    Is I: in SysInfo a 2nd physical hard drive ? If so is it an external type ?

    Post a picture of Disk Management, expand it's window to show all the info. please.
     
  3. Britgirl58

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    I is an external USB drive.

    disk mngmnt.JPG
     
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    Your Disk Management picture looks fine to me.

    What capacity does the drive show in the Bios ?
     
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    Have you done a Disk Cleanup, selecting all the options of things to clean including system files?
     
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    Do you have your computer set to make up backups automatically.
     
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    Tree size should have shown you which folders were taking up the most room.
     
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