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Windows 7: HELP! free space on C drive keeps decreasing!

03 Nov 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
HELP! free space on C drive keeps decreasing!

the space on my C drive keeps decreasing,

i was doing my regular work and i recieved a message saying the space in my c drive is low.. i usually used to have around 13GB of free space..but it turned to just 1GB in a while.. it comes back to 13GB or 12 GB after i restart my computer but again goes back to very low..it even reaches to some kb...

i have tried defragmenting, registry cleaning, deleting system restore... but it didn't helped i am using win 7 63x

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03 Nov 2010   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Just had a similar thread
System drive content getting larger

Hopes it helps someone.
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03 Nov 2010   #3

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

have you run the disk cleanup utility?

Disk Cleanup : Extended
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03 Nov 2010   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Badjam, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might also check to see how much HDD space is allocated for system protection using the tutorial below, and adjust as needed.

System Protection - Change Disk Space Usage

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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04 Nov 2010   #5

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Badjam, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might also check to see how much HDD space is allocated for system protection using the tutorial below, and adjust as needed.

System Protection - Change Disk Space Usage

Hope this helps,
Shawn
here it shows Name:  Capture.PNG
Views: 15
Size:  37.9 KB .....just 3% which is quite low... i don't understand can you please tell me if i should increase this... my free space reaches 0 bites after a while..


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04 Nov 2010   #6

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

I saw a situation like this a few weeks ago... can you post a screen shot of your task manager?
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04 Nov 2010   #7

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mckillwashere View Post
I saw a situation like this a few weeks ago... can you post a screen shot of your task manager?

here it is Name:  task.PNG
Views: 27
Size:  74.4 KB


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04 Nov 2010   #8

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by badjam View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mckillwashere View Post
I saw a situation like this a few weeks ago... can you post a screen shot of your task manager?

here it is Attachment 110884
I ment your running processes :P
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04 Nov 2010   #9

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mckillwashere View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by badjam View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mckillwashere View Post
I saw a situation like this a few weeks ago... can you post a screen shot of your task manager?

here it is Attachment 110884
I ment your running processes :P
please reply


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04 Nov 2010   #10

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Good news... Its not a windows logging feature...
Bad news... That removes my idea...

Do you have any kind of logging enabled in Mcafee?
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