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Windows 7: Huge size difference between C drive and the its folders.

20 Oct 2015   #11
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

What version of Avast are you using ?
There was a problem where Avast was changing the System Restore max space setting, and creating Restore Points.
That is supposed to be fixed as of a couple of releases ago.
The Avast Secure Virtual Machines tool is what caused the problem.

Glad to hear changing the setting helped


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20 Oct 2015   #12
AlexZ

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I'm using the free version of Avast, more specifically: 2015.10.2.2218.

Do you thing I have something more to do to increase my free space?
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20 Oct 2015   #13
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

The latest version of Avast is 2015.10.4.2233
Info and download are available here:
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=176600.0

You can update to the latest version
OR
keep an eye on your System Restore max space to make sure it doesn't get changed from what you set it to
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20 Oct 2015   #14
AlexZ

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Ok, I updated my Avast. Thanks for the link!

And I definately keep an eye on the System Restore max space.

Thanks again and have a great day!
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20 Oct 2015   #15
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

You're welcome
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20 Oct 2015   #16
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I was thinking that Avast was a problem. That is why I asked.

I would suggest what ever anti virus program you use check often for updates often.
I check mine manually 4 or 5 times a day.
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