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What happened to all my Disk Space?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Tomatoboi, Apr 8, 2007.

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  1. Tomatoboi

    Tomatoboi Thread Starter

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    My total size is 37.2GB and now im left with 8.95GB .. i uninstalled almost EVERYTHING.. i only have counterstrike left. is there a way i can get all the space back? i did the disk defrag, disk cleanup, and all that already. please help
     
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  3. Tomatoboi

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    k i did the scan.. on the C:/ drive and it only takes up 21,058MB of 38162.. wheres the rest??
     
  4. crjdriver

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    Have you done a disk cleanup, deleted restore points, etc?
     
  5. Tomatoboi

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    yeah i did. i dno whats wrong
     
  6. norton850

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    Right click on My Computer and choose Manage then Disk Management. What does it say about your drive?
     
  7. Tomatoboi

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    It says : C: / Partition / Basic / NTFS / Healthy(System) / 37.27 GB / Free Space=11.71GB / %Free = 31% / Fault Tolerance = No / Overhead = 0%
     
  8. JDonner

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    To sum it up:

    You say that you have 8.95GB left
    TreeSize says you have about 17GB left
    DiskManager say you have about 11.7GB left

    TreeSize and DiskManager will never show the exact same numbers, but pretty close nevertheless, but in this case more than 5GB difference? Odd...

    Are you sure you haven't been drinking too much? :D
     
  9. Tomatoboi

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    lol no i dont know why either.. thats y im just going t oget a new comp and give this one to my parents... even tho i would still like to know why. lol THanks alot tho.
     
  10. Sulaman

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    Yeah, this was happening to me, I deleted stuff to increase space, but then the space slowly kept on decreasing by itself !
     
  11. dryworm

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    Use spacemonger and see wat big files you can find. They'd be the bigger rectangles on the map.

    Do you have hibernation enabled? that might take up some space
     
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