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Old 04-27-2006, 12:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Little free disk space.

What could cause a extreme drop in hard disk space. As in 10gbs. No games installed, olny apps are firewall, antiviri, MS office. Is it possible that the hardware is messing up? (6 year old computer)

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Old 04-27-2006, 12:18 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Have you cleaned out your cookies/cache and such? If not, download CCleaner and run that. That can free up ALOT of space.

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Old 04-27-2006, 12:36 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes. I did that when I first noticed for low it was. (It cleared just under 1gb)

Also, opened everest, and it seems 100% my RAM is being used (128mb chip), and thats only with one IE, and a firewall open.
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Old 04-27-2006, 01:26 AM   #4 (permalink)
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on windows xp that is not surprising. use disk cleanup, go to the second tab and click the button that deletes all except your last restore point. restore points can take a lot of disk space
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Old 04-27-2006, 02:03 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I agree that it is most likely restore points. Mine had over 12GB of data in it!
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