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Windows 7: C Drive issue

16 Mar 2011   #1

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C Drive issue

My C$ drive total space is 33 GB now its almost full with remaining 1.42 GB free space. When i check all the folder size (there are no hidden folders) it comes around 24 GB not sure where my remaining 8 GB. Can any one please help on this.

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16 Mar 2011   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

WinDirStat - Windows Directory Statistics

download windirstat at above link to find out what is using the space.

Could be System Restore points, hibernation file, or something else. You can control both of those.

You should also do a disk cleanup from the start menu
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16 Mar 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

System restore will use space when creating restore points.
It may be part of the 8 GB, if turned on.
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16 Mar 2011   #4
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W 7 64-bit Ultimate


Have a look at this tutorial at the link below.

How to Free Up and Recover Hard Drive Space
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