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Windows 7: about 10GB missing data


28 Nov 2009   #1

windows 7 64bit build 7600
 
 
about 10GB missing data

my C drive properties reports
used space 31.4 GB
Free space 37.7 GB
Capacity 69.2 GB

but when i go into (C the folders i get are
ATI 100MB
MSOCache 0 bytes
Perflogs 0 bytes
program files 917 MB
program files x86 4.80 GB
programData 92.7 MB
Users 325MB
Windows 14.5 GB

hidden folders are shown, so where has the other space gone?
thanks

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28 Nov 2009   #2

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maxheadroom View Post
my C drive properties reports
used space 31.4 GB
Free space 37.7 GB
Capacity 69.2 GB

but when i go into (C the folders i get are
ATI 100MB
MSOCache 0 bytes
Perflogs 0 bytes
program files 917 MB
program files x86 4.80 GB
programData 92.7 MB
Users 325MB
Windows 14.5 GB

hidden folders are shown, so where has the other space gone?
thanks
Hi MaxHeadRoom. Do you know the size of those hidden folders?

ZeshanA
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28 Nov 2009   #3

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maxheadroom View Post
hidden folders are shown, so where has the other space gone?
Have you got 'hide protected operating system files' unchecked?
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28 Nov 2009   #4

 

Do you have unallocated disk space? Or an old windows installation?
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28 Nov 2009   #5

windows 7 64bit build 7600
 
 

thanks for the replys, i had 'hide protected operating system files' ticked as Qdos mentioned
the hidden system files are
hiberfil.sys 4.49 GB and
pagefile.sys 5.99 GB

windows 7 is a bit of a monster

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28 Nov 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maxheadroom View Post
thanks for the replys, i had 'hide protected operating system files' ticked as Qdos mentioned
the hidden system files are
hiberfil.sys 4.49 GB and
pagefile.sys 5.99 GB

windows 7 is a bit of a monster
I'm guessing then that takes care of your missing 10GB?
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28 Nov 2009   #7

Win7 x64 SP1
 
 

Turn the page file off if you have 4GB+ RAM. If you don't use hibernation, turn it off from the command line: powercfg -h off.
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29 Nov 2009   #8

windows 7 64bit build 7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dzomlija View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maxheadroom View Post
thanks for the replys, i had 'hide protected operating system files' ticked as Qdos mentioned
the hidden system files are
hiberfil.sys 4.49 GB and
pagefile.sys 5.99 GB

windows 7 is a bit of a monster
I'm guessing then that takes care of your missing 10GB?
yes that the missing 10GB m8

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Amourek View Post
Turn the page file off if you have 4GB+ RAM. If you don't use hibernation, turn it off from the command line: powercfg -h off.
i do use hibernation m8
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