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Old 09-07-2005, 04:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have no disk space left on my 80 gig hard drive. I'm not using anywhere near that much for my stuff. How can I find what's taking up so much space?
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Turn off system restore, run disk cleanup, defragment, delete all cookies and files, delete prefetch folders, delete index.dat files, check in device management to see if all 80 gigs was formated, add/remove programs, add/remove windows components.
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Empty recycle bin and turn of offline files if its on
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You sound suprised like it was all of a sudden ?
Whens the last time you checked your HD status ?
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Are you new to digital video, maybe you got a MiniDv camera recently? Digital video takes up a lot of space.
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It happened after I downloaded bitcomet yesterday. I downloaded one album (about 250mb). I've also got about 10 gigs of musics and videos.

I can't even defrag it because I don't have enough space. But I can't find anything large enough to delete.
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Just re-iterating what bradybnmci said, did you just wake up and it was like this? When was the last time you checked your drive?
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Does it say how big your drive in in my computer or device managemet?
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yep it says my capacity is 71gb
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Did you check show hidden files and folders?

Download this and see where your space it going. Its a tril version but works for what you need to see.


http://www.foldersizes.com/download-...s/fs-setup.exe
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