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Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by ScottFL386, Apr 16, 2010.

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  1. ScottFL386

    ScottFL386 Thread Starter

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    Hello All:

    I am on a laptop with a 60gig HD broken into 2 drives...(C,D)...

    On my C drive, I am down to megs and almost full and I ran a program that showed my WINDOWS dir is taking up 17 gigs, while my USER folder is over 14....

    Is there a way to make sure the WINDOWS dir is not filled up with crap? I do not download or install very much, and I am not sure if this folder should be taking up 17gigs of space..

    I ran CHKDSK just to be on the safe side...

    Thanks:
    Scott
     
  2. TerryNet

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    My Vista SP2 Windows folder is just under 18 GB.
     
  3. ScottFL386

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    Hmmm, then I guess the space is being used someplace else...is there a program I can get for free that will how me what directory is taking up the space?
     
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    I think that Tree Size Free is pretty good at showing the directory sizes.
     
  5. ScottFL386

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    Ok, thanks...will give it a try and see if that answers my question...
     
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