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Windows 7: Problem with space

25 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
Problem with space

Hi Friends,

I am facing weird issue. Thought some great minds can help me out here.
I am using 350 GB hard disk. C: is 100 which I am fine with.
D:\ is 250 GB. (Though it is showing as 229 GB). I have used 74 GB of space in it. But "My computer" is showing as 7.8 GB free. I am unable to find what happened to another 160 GB. I did not find a way to identify which program/file is using this space?

can someone help me out here? Please give me a shout if you have any questions.

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25 Apr 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)

We need a screen shot of your "Disk Management" screen.
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25 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 10 Pro X64

You could install TreeSize Free - Quickly Scan Directory Sizes and Find Space Hogs and see what it shows you about the drive.
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25 Apr 2011   #4
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Have a look with this program: WinDirStat - Windows Directory Statistics
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26 Apr 2011   #5
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello srihakar, welcome to Seven Forums!

This tutorial at the link would be a good place to start and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.

How to Free Up and Recover Hard Drive Space
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