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Missing HD free space

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by relcalif, Sep 27, 2001.

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  1. relcalif

    relcalif Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    My Dell running NT is having problems - The OS is on the first partition of the 10 GB HD. This partition is a FAT, 2 GB in size and the C drive. Every several months the C Drive partition fills up but I cannot account for the files. There is 700 MB of missing space. I have run chkdsk, Norton Disk Doctor, defragment but nothing shows where the missing files are. This happens over several months. When it does I reformat the HD, restore a previous image of the OS and the free space come back. I have Norton AntiVirus running and up to date.

    So to recap because this is so weird. My C drive, a 2 GB FAT partition has 1.05 GB of files listed in the Explorer. Explorer is set to show all files. The recycle bin is set to use 0% of the C drive. Based on this I believe there should be .95 GB of free space on the C drive however there is only 315 MB of free space. Where is the missing 680 MB of free space?

    Can anyone help me?

    Thanks!!
     
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