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Windows 7: I've got 381GB of 'unknown' data on my pc

19 Dec 2013   #1
jcolts23

64 bit windows 7
 
 
I've got 381GB of 'unknown' data on my pc

i looked at my C: folder and all of of memory (except about 19GB) is being used. but that is impossible. its a new'ish pc only about 2 years old. the harddrive is 500gb and 481gb is being used up. i used a program called WinDirStat, and it showed i had 381gb of unknown data. has anyone else ever had this problem? how can i delete this unknown data?


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19 Dec 2013   #2
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Download DDS from one of these links:
DDS.com
DDS.pif
  • Disable any script blocking protection
  • Double click the dds icon to run the tool.
  • When done, DDS will open two (2) logs:
    1. DDS.txt
    2. Attach.txt <--- will be minimized in the task tray
  • Save both reports to your desktop.
Include the contents of both logs in your next post.
The scan will instruct you to post Attach.txt as an attachment.
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