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Windows 7: Windows 7 disk space decreasing extremely fast

30 Jan 2012   #11
JonDelijoe

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Okay its happening again Ill have a screenshot up shortly.I can confirm there are no restore point after I ran CCleaner it got rid of them.Ill run Checkdisk after the windirstat is finished scanning and Ill try out the malwarebytes.

I'm starting to think its my AV since Comodo usually acts strange after a system restore but if it is the issue it never acted this bad


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30 Jan 2012   #12
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
Check storage allocation first

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
Those numbers imply you have NO restore points.
I've noticed that "System Restore" will let you "create System Restore Points", despite having no space allocated to store them!

I've done it.
There were no warnings issued (on my PC).

You have to make sure that you have allocated space, BEFORE making any "System Restore Points".
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30 Jan 2012   #13
JonDelijoe

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

They were allocated before but ccleaner wiped them.But I found out where the space went theres a folder located in the appdata folder its something with a chrome extension i believe it ate up about 15 gbs so if im right i think they call this a memory leak? the last extension that auto updated was lastpass so that could be it

(AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\IndexedDB\chrome-extension_ebojakelgejdogaleoeoaadjpefeifen_0.indexeddb.leveldb)
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31 Jan 2012   #14
ReviverSoft

Windows 7 HP / Ultimate x64
 
 

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31 Jan 2012   #15
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I will start off simple.
1. Fill in you system specs completely. It will help us help you.
2. Registry cleaners in my opinion should not be use unless one is very
experienced in such things.
3. Make sure you only have one anti virus and firewall active at the same time.
Remove all others completely.
4. Using Ccleaner under Tools will show you your restore points.
5. Check and remove all programs you don't use. You can use Windows 7 Add
and Remove, Ccleaner or Revo.
6. Go to our Tutorials and get Disk Clean Up Extended and do a disk clean up.
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This will get you started.
Note: Windows doesn't work well when less than 10% hard drive space is
recognized.
Get back to us with your results.
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31 Jan 2012   #16
FuturDreamz

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

use SpaceSniffer on you drive and see what it says.
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31 Jan 2012   #17
JonDelijoe

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ReviverSoft View Post
Thank you for this,thank all of you.It turns out there is nothing wrong with my computer or disks itself it's something with Chrome I'm going to re install it.I guessing the restore point did some sort of damage to chrome.I'll up date my sys specs.Thanks again guys.I'll let you know if anything happens

EDIT:I updated my sys specs.And after Deleting the folder and file within the IndexedDB folder my free space hasn't changed.I'll post an update on whether this problem is resolved since it's to soon to say it's fixed
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31 Jan 2012   #18
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 

If Chrome is causing the problem, perhaps you should consider swapping to FF9 or IE9.
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31 Jan 2012   #19
JonDelijoe

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

I personally don't like those two browsers but thanks for the advice.I believe it's safe to say now that the problem is solved all I had to do was delete the folders within the IndexedDB folder and the file.

(C:\Users\"Your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\IndexedDB)

Thanks for all your help and suggestions.Below is for anyone who has this issue in the future I can't stand when someone fixes an issue but doesn't post the solution.

Tools used: Windirstat (search it on google)-used to identify where all the free space was consumed
More info about deleting the IndexedDB (http://www.kristofdegrave.be/2011/11...-database.html)thanks ReviverSoft for the link
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31 Jan 2012   #20
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

If your happy we are happy. Have fun computing.
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