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Windows 7: C drive properties

17 Jul 2012   #11
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HonorGamer View Post
How are you adding these files up? Are you hovering over the file and waiting for the caption to come up and tell you the size of the folder?
I am right clicking and viewing properties of each file - program files, windows, etc.

Ok, I got it.
I originally hovered over each file and got 30gb.
Now, I right clicked and see that properties is different.

When I right clicked, the properties still only show 50 gb used, so I still don't know where the other 34 gb is.

Thanks for your help, anyway.


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17 Jul 2012   #12
HonorGamer

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Well i just did the same exact think you did, and mine shows i have 88.6 GB used, and i added it up to 66.45 used.

This one i cannot explain. Imma do some research on this.
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17 Jul 2012   #13
Victor S

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PSCO2007 View Post
When looking at the C drive, all I can account for is about 30gb, yet properties says 84gb used.

Why the discrepancy?
Get something like Treesize free to help out. Another thing to look at is how you have hidden files checked in Explorer>tools>folder options>view.
Don't know if that affects the sizes shown, but it will give you a view of hidden files. If they are turned on, hibernate, paging, and system restore can use a lot of space. Again, I don't know exactly how you are adding up space, but I can tell you that all space can be accounted for, and there should be no mysteries.
We don't like mysteries here.
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17 Jul 2012   #14
HonorGamer

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

haha thanks Victor. Normally hibernation will take up about 3 Gigs or so. Atleast it did last time i checked. Hidden files are also something else I forgot about. Like in another post, derek reminded me of hidden files.

As victor said it should all be added up. Thanks victor!
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