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Old 09-04-2013, 02:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default missing hard drive space is it faulty?

i have been having a problem for a while now and i thought it was only minor but now its getting more serious. my hard drive space keeps disappearing, i had 388 Gbs dis morning i haven't downloading anything or installed anything all day now its telling me i only have 380 Gbs left? i have no clue whats going on please help!
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Old 09-04-2013, 07:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: missing hard drive space is it faulty?

There used to be some viruses a while back that gobbled up your hard drive space at a rampant rate, Have you virus scanned your drive for anything suspicious?
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:39 AM   #3 (permalink)
 
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Default Re: missing hard drive space is it faulty?

Also look for restore points.

I've seen restore points that ate large amounts of drive space.
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Restore Points
Shadow Copies

Also you can run WinDirStat and see where stuff is getting taken up at.
WinDirStat - Windows Directory Statistics

Also, check your Page File and Hibernation file.
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Old 09-04-2013, 07:14 PM   #5 (permalink)
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ok now its really weird i just checked the whole hardrive and it says ive only used 56gbs worth of space but when i check the local disk properties it says ive used around 85 gigs the computer contradicting itself.
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