Hard drive memory loss 60Gb+ in 3 days

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4500 @ 2.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3932 Mb
Graphics Card: LogMeIn Mirror Driver, 5 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 274631 MB, Free - 11719 MB; D: Total - 22075 MB, Free - 14472 MB; F: Total - 8131 MB, Free - 8041 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, PWWAM
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated and Enabled.

Window told me that C was full which did not make sense. I re-allocated 30 Gb from D and it disappeared very quickly (2 hrs).
Have lost minimum of 60 Gb.
I downloaded COMBOFIX and ran it three times. It halted the loss of memory in C - I now have only 11Gb to spare.
I attach COMBOFIX LOG.
I installed McAfee for a full scan - no infection or virus detected.

Q. HOW DO I RECOVER MEMORY IN C DRIVE ?

Thank you in anticipation.
 

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J P

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4500 @ 2.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3932 Mb
Graphics Card: LogMeIn Mirror Driver, 5 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 274631 MB, Free - 11719 MB; D: Total - 22075 MB, Free - 14472 MB; F: Total - 8131 MB, Free - 8041 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, PWWAM
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated and Enabled.

Window told me that C was full which did not make sense. I re-allocated 30 Gb from D and it disappeared very quickly (2 hrs).
Have lost minimum of 60 Gb.
I downloaded COMBOFIX and ran it three times. It halted the loss of memory in C - I now have only 11Gb to spare.
I attach COMBOFIX LOG.
I installed McAfee for a full scan - no infection or virus detected.

Q. HOW DO I RECOVER MEMORY IN C DRIVE ?

Thank you in anticipation.
Problem solved. I ran COMBOFIX which stopped the loss of memory space just in time. (Down to 9Gb).
I used WinDirStat to identify very large file in C drive.
It turned out to be "Google World" which had been multiplied to 185Gb !! - presumably by a virus. Normal size of this application would be in region of 160Mb (guess).
Using WinDirstat I cleaned this file and restored my free memory space to 196Gb.
Hope this helps someone else here.
 
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