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Showing more used harddisk than actually used

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by sonia31, Aug 9, 2002.

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  1. sonia31

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    my harddisk size is 20 GB.i m using only 3 GB of it.BUt it still shows 16.65 GB used whereas I m using only 3 GB. I checked all the contents of my hard drive.It is only 3 GB. I restarted my computer also but still it doesnt show any change.Cleared all the history and deleted all the temporary files but still cudnt get out of this.
     
  2. wedor

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    What OS? do you have show all files checked?
     
  3. ~Candy~

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    Hi sonia31, welcome to TSG.

    How are you checking what you figure is hard drive space that you've used?
     
  4. Moby

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    Just a simple thing first, your not reading the colours wrong and 16.65 is free, rather than used.
    Secondly do a bang up to date virus check.
     
  5. sonia31

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    I did check harddrive figure properly .
    used one=gray=16.7 GB
    white one =white= 2.22GB
    and also if i try to scan my harddrive it gives me error
    "could not start scan . Scan engine returned error 0x20000058"
     
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  7. wedor

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    What Operating System?
     
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