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Windows 7: Missing HD space on laptop

01 Feb 2015   #1
nkaufman

Win-7 Prof 64bit
 
 
Missing HD space on laptop

Hello,

Have a HP laptop that has 95.7Gb on C:\ partition. Explorer shows that only 9Gb is free. However, selecting c:\ in left pane, selecting all items in right pane, right clicking 'Properties' shows only 58Gb being used.

Ran CCleaner, did DriveWipe, no effect

Deleted and disabled all restore points - No effect

Ran vssadmin and delete all shadows - No effect

Ran WinDirStat and it shows 58Gb being used.

Diskpart shows volume having 97Gb approx.

Where is the rest of the space of HD hiding? Thanks for your assistance.

Edit - Forgot to mention that I also ran chkdsk and no issues were found


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01 Feb 2015   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Complete this tutorial by Golden so members can take a look.

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
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01 Feb 2015   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Could be the shadowstorage. Run this command in elevated command prompt and tell us what it says under Allocated and Maximum.

vssadmin list shadowstorage
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01 Feb 2015   #4
nkaufman

Win-7 Prof 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Could be the shadowstorage. Run this command in elevated command prompt and tell us what it says under Allocated and Maximum.

vssadmin list shadowstorage
I did run vssadmin as I mentioned in my original thread. However, following are the details

Used P1-0 B; P2-0 B
Allocated P1-0 B; P2-0 B
Max P1-1.371GB; P2-979.99MB

P1 and P2 are the 2 partitions.
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01 Feb 2015   #5
nkaufman

Win-7 Prof 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Complete this tutorial by Golden so members can take a look.

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
Will do as soon as I get back to that machine.

However, I did check and there was no unallocated partition etc.

Also, I'm wondering why you think a partition is an issue. In my case Disk Mgt does display approx 95Gb partition for C:\ But WinDirStat shows only approx 58 GB. Please let me know if I'm missing something here.

Initially I thought that WinDirStat was not showing pagefil and hiberfil file usage but that is not the case. I see them under <Files> in WindDirStat.
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01 Feb 2015   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Run this program. Highlight C and then OK. Post a picture of the output once the pokemen are done
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01 Feb 2015   #7
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

nkaufman I recommend you follow whs suggestions. He is old but Wise.

One question.
What anti virus do you use?

This pokeman will watch.
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01 Feb 2015   #8
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Hey Jack, I am neither old nor wise. I am mature and maybe a wise guy, LOL.
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01 Feb 2015   #9
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Mature was the word I was looking for.
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01 Feb 2015   #10
nkaufman

Win-7 Prof 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
nkaufman I recommend you follow whs suggestions. He is old but Wise.

One question.
What anti virus do you use?

This pokeman will watch.
Did no think that I questioned what whs is suggesting :-)

Antivirus - AVG Free version
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