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Variation in reported free space on C:\

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by petef, Dec 27, 2001.

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  1. petef

    petef Thread Starter

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    I have Norton System Doctor, so I can easily monitor the free space on Drive C. It varies each time the computer is started from a low around 350MB to a high of over 500MB. The free space shown in Windows Explorer is always the same as that shown in System Doctor. That is, it also varies.

    Anyone know what's happening?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Rockn

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    Disk cache, temorary internet files, Internet history, files that system doctor keeps monitoring your PC....tons of things cause it to fluctuate. What OS are you using?
     
  3. petef

    petef Thread Starter

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    W98. I can see why it would get smaller, but from 350 to 500??
     
  4. Rockn

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    What other junk is running in the background?
     
  5. petef

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    Norton Crash Guard, Norton Anti Virus, W98 Resource Meter, Config Safe Auto Check, Sleep Manager (IBM Think Pad), W98 Task Scheduler.
     
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