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PC takes up disk space.

Discussion in 'Games' started by TameTHEgAME, Nov 30, 2016.

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  1. TameTHEgAME

    TameTHEgAME Thread Starter

    Nov 30, 2016
    Whenever I download a program or game on the PC I have it takes up space on its own. For example, I downloaded Steam and then Gmod and had some space still on my PC. The next day I checked the disk space went down, and over time it got to the point where I almost ran out! I have tried defragging, dick cleaning, and even CC Cleaner, but it never cleans up space, I just have to get lucky when I roll back my PC. I thought it was the steam app but I found out that it was just from downloading things in general. This issue has caused me so many issues and I'm not sure where to find help!!!
  2. Triple6

    Triple6 Moderator

    Dec 26, 2002
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    Everything you download or do will take up some space, there are also automatic things like System Restore, Windows Updates(and other updates), and even temporary internet files that will accumulate quite quickly that happen in the background. Steam games can be huge.

    How big is your hard drive and how much free space do you have? Also what version of Windows are you running.

    Download something like WinDirStat and see which folders are the biggest. http://www.howtogeek.com/113012/10-best-free-tools-to-analyze-hard-drive-space-on-your-windows-pc/

    You can post screenshots of the WinDirStat results.
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