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Windows 7: Hard disk space rapidly decreasing


07 May 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Hard disk space rapidly decreasing

Hello,

Fours days ago i installed a game on my pc (Harry Potter and the deathly hallows 2)
and after ending it i uninstalled it and that's when the problem started. I kept seeing this even after uninstall....Hard disk space rapidly decreasing-1.png

I have to to uninstall again and again but i just get this.
Hard disk space rapidly decreasing-2.png

The main problem is that after every restart my hard drive space keeps decreasing, i was down to 36mb left 3 hours ago and had to delete 30GB of my junk and now i'm down to Hard disk space rapidly decreasing-3.png

Please how can i resolve this...?



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07 May 2012   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bezee View Post
Hello,

Fours days ago i installed a game on my pc (Harry Potter and the deathly hallows 2)
and after ending it i uninstalled it and that's when the problem started. I kept seeing this even after uninstall....Attachment 210716

I have to to uninstall again and again but i just get this.
Attachment 210717

The main problem is that after every restart my hard drive space keeps decreasing, i was down to 36mb left 3 hours ago and had to delete 30GB of my junk and now i'm down to Attachment 210718

Please how can i resolve this...?
Try downloading the program again and installing it. Then use the "Repair" function in "Add/Remove" programs if available. Afterwards try to remove the program again.

If the above doesn't work try downloading and installing Revo Uninstaller then use it to attempt removal. Revo is free and can be downloaded from;

Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Free and Full Download - Uninstall software, remove programs, solve uninstall problems

Scroll to the bottom of the page and choose the download link on the left side column for the free version. See screen shot below;


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07 May 2012   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Run WinDirStat on C and analyse the results. Post results if you have questions.
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07 May 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Just ran WinDirStat and located the the area with the most space. The folder contains files i have deleted from long ago and copies of some i have now.
Hard disk space rapidly decreasing-4.png

I Googled this and i think its a virus? w32.rotinum


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07 May 2012   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bezee View Post
Just ran WinDirStat and located the the area with the most space. The folder contains files i have deleted from long ago and copies of some i have now.
Attachment 210728

I Googled this and i think its a virus? w32.rotinum
It appears you found the problem. Try this link for help in removing the Worm:

How to Delete W32/Rotinom Worm

HTH
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07 May 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thank you both, I've updated my antivirus and deleted the worm and now i have 127GB Free.
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07 May 2012   #7
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Good deal. Be safe and stick around.
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