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10 Jan 2010  

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wildpig1234 View Post
My pagefile is on another partition, drive D. System restore is disabled on all drives. I don't understand why right clicking on drive C, and select property it says i have 2.95 GB freespace in a 10.2 GB partition, but selecting all the files and folder on drive C and right click and select property, it says i am using 9.81 GB for all the files on drive C. Does that means i really don't have 2.95 GB free? Does windows 7 somehow use compression even though i tell it not to? I do have show all files enabled btw
The properties of the C drive are correct in what it tells you. When reviewing file size by going though folder properties, a lot of the files are counted multiple times. This is because of folder junctions and hardlinks. The drive properties however, does its calculation of space by examining the bitmap which is by far the most accurate.
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