|09 Mar 2012||#1|
11GB of storage space lost in under 4 minutes of idle?
I didn't know what other section to ask this in. I have a 60GB SSD as my main OS drive and it floats between 11.55 and 12 gigs of empty space. I don't mind this because everything I want on it is already on it and I don't forsee any permanent changes in the near future. Earlier I stepped away from my machine and I had 11.55GB free, nothing unusual. A little over 4 minutes later I stepped back and noticed a critical storage space warning in my taskbar. I looked at my sidebar Drive Meter and noticed I was down to 0.99GB free space! Something stole just under 11GB SSD space in under 5 minutes and I want to know what it was!
Is there any way to view changes made to a hardrive in a set timeframe? I looked through explorer in each of my major folders at the "Date Modified" section and found nothing that large, or in the proper timeframe.
Thanks in advance!
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|09 Mar 2012||#3|
Thanks for the reply!
ShadowStorage is using less than 400MB so thats not an issue, upon using WinDirStat I found my pagefile.sys is 19.3GB! I've set Windows to not use a pagefile and set it to purge on shut down. After 3 reboots it's still at 19.3GB. So after a little searching I can't seem to find anybody who wants to tell me where the pagefile.sys is located so I can just delete it. I realize people say you shouldn't disable/delete it, but I don't see a vital need for it when I am already low on drive space.
Can you tell me where the "pagefile.sys" is located?
Just realized you can right click delete from within WinDirStat! Solved it, Thanks Again!
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