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wtf is going on? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - low disk space by quilly513 / June 26, 2008 11:11 AM PDT In reply to: Thank you! The only things that I have left on the hard drive are necessities, mainly system and program files. Also how do I make sure I set windows explorer so that it shows all files?Sarah Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - To Show All Files... check over here

if it matters, the biggest folder is mostly recent stuff. All rights reserved.REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc.Advertise - technologyπRendered by PID 23524 on app-188 at 2017-01-13 22:53:01.400402+00:00 running d815524 country code: SE. If you frequently have large files that stay on the system for a day or more, then are deleted (say recorded TV shows), those files will be included in one of I did check out the forum sticky as well... this contact form

windows vista and low disk space. I think you should have started your own new discussion.I'd go get CCLEANER and let it clean up using the defaults then create a new post.This old discussion is quite old and it seems like this problem is somewhat new. Stay logged in Search titles only Posted by Member: Separate names with a comma.

I discovered the cause was by using Migration Assistant. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... USAFRetMay 2, 2015, 7:10 PM jeromer said: it is windows 7 and it is mostly being used for computing in the cloud. "System Restore points, page file, hibernation..."This stuff is taking Powered by vBulletinCopyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

You can not post a blank message. By Hill-View in forum Apple Desktops Replies: 0 Last Post: 05-20-2009, 12:21 PM Perplexed by Hard Drive issues with my iBook G4, B-tree?Diskwarrior?Hard drive?Ideas? with the options offered in this discussion thread?Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - hardisk vista by CompCrackz / July 1, 2008 3:42 PM PDT In reply to: Hard check here I really don't want to have to reformat, nor do I really have the time, so please, I'll try any suggestions!

Everything else worked and mine was also in the AOL file. You may get a one-time warning not to screw up.I don't recommend that you make a habit of this. Reply With Quote Quick Navigation OS X - Operating System Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Community Information Center News and Community Announcements I am have the same problem that you were talkinb about..

  • I emptied Trash and used GrandPerspective (a disk usage visualiser) to check the partition, but it could only detect 170GB of files.
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  • You won't be able to vote or comment. 012Hard drive appears to be fuller than it actually is. (self.techsupport)submitted 1 year ago by JHemingwayMy hard drive appears to be fuller than it actually is.
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  • TestaRossa13, Dec 25, 2009 #5 DoubleHelix Banned Joined: Dec 9, 2004 Messages: 24,388 Check your System Restore settings.
  • Do I need to keep them or can I delete them as I would like to have the space.
  • Specifically, this post outlines several of the primary causes of high disk space usage and how to track the lost space down.John Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - re:
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When you're done with it, quit it and also quit Terminal. I'm just glad I found the culprit! Select it in the results (it should be at the top.)☞ In the Finder, press the key combination shift-command-U. Latest: OverVolt, Jan 13, 2017 at 5:47 PM The Garage AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Forums > Hardware and Technology > Memory and Storage > Toggle Width Style

The Shadow Copies or Previous Versions part can take up far more space depending on how you use the system. check my blog Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. If it's UNCHECKed, then place a CHECK mark there and click on OK.If you need to get rid of files, then do it. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.  Apple Support Communities More ways to shop: Visit an Apple

Please help! Eventually, you should be able to fine where unusual amounts of space have been used..Hope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thank you! The less space available, the fewer restore points you'll have. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.

This would make a lot of sense since i have around 75 GB of my files on this computer. The C: drive says I have used 140 GB of space, however when I select all the files in C: and click properties, they add up to 68.2 GB. I'm confused #13 slayer202, Dec 2, 2010 Cerb Elite Member Joined: Aug 26, 2000 Messages: 17,409 Likes Received: 0 In your capture, I did not see all the folders that

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Here's a link created for earlier versions of Windows but they should help with Vista as well. TestaRossa13, Dec 24, 2009 #3 TheOutcaste Joined: Aug 7, 2007 Messages: 9,028 See this post: Missing hard drive space. I've deleted everything that I can do without, and whenever I delete anything else, the hard drive "fills itself up" within minutes. The folder is called Content.IE5.

Everything is fine and the computer is fast, except for this annoyance. TestaRossa13, Dec 24, 2009 #1 Sponsor DoubleHelix Banned Joined: Dec 9, 2004 Messages: 24,388 That's not how you determine what's consuming drive space. Best answer USAFRetMay 2, 2015, 7:53 PM jeromer said: and where can I find these? have a peek at these guys If your file uses 4001 bytes, it needs 2 sectors..

yet Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Hard drive says it's full when it's not... Submission Guidelines Please include your system specs, such as Windows/Linux/Mac version/build, model numbers, troubleshooting steps, symptoms, etc. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - 3 years later? Not only I do not have much material to occupy such disk, when I check the weight of the disk folders (including hidden), is almost half!

Is it bad to the hard drive? Short URL to this thread: Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? These folders added up to 69.1 GB, so the problem is not in the hidden folders. Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic

It says approx 130 gigabytes are full but when I look in the folders it only takes up around 80 gigabytes. Otherwise I just buy an extra drive.Thanks for the help guys! Useful Searches Recent Posts Menu Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Menu Log in Sign up AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Forums > Hardware and Technology > Total amount of data installed was 170GB, yet Finder and Disk utility stated that there was 510GB used.

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