Quote: Originally Posted by bishop101
I bought a new ssd, I put w7 on it, but the Key wouldn't work for me because it said my version was only for upgrade. I couldn't validate the W7 installation, I found a worked around on the net by installing it again, it work validated, but now there was 70GB used up on my ssd. Can't find the old windows folder. After the first installation it was only 30 GB.
Sounds like you had to do this,
Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version
See if this shows you where that space has gone,
WinDirStat - Windows Directory Statistics