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Windows 7: Hard Disk Space - Free Up and Recover

07 Oct 2011   #10
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Thank you Seb.

Link updated.


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08 Oct 2011   #11
whaleman

windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

Thanks all sorted
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18 Jul 2012   #12
HoneycombAG

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

I can't get to CCEnhancer, it says "Maintenance Mode".
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18 Jul 2012   #13
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello Honeycomb,

Here's an updated link for CCEnhancer that works. Tutorial updated for it as well now.

CCEnhancer | SingularLabs
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17 Sep 2012   #14
ShadowPaint

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
Yay!

Thanks so much for posting this! My PC is a lot faster now!
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24 Dec 2012   #15
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Tutorial updated to add OPTION 7.
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13 Oct 2013   #16
OCIR

windows 7 home permium 64 bits
 
 
8 gigs

I got 8 gigs of space back thanks
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13 Oct 2013   #17
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Very nice.

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09 Jan 2014   #18
KOREA7

win7 Ultimate 64
 
 

You saved me 56gb and counting thank you so much!
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04 Feb 2015   #19
DavidE

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1, Win 7 Ult x86 SP1
 
 

Shawn,
Some people have issues with missing drive space and WinDirStat may not be able to display some files.
In the WirDirStat Options Show Unknown needs to be checked, to see how much (if any) space is Unknown to WinDirStat.
It seems if there is Unknown space used, TreeSize Free can help find the files WinDirStat can't display.

Here is one thread about this:
Missing HD space on laptop

What do think about adding some notes to Option 1 for:
1) Make sure Show Unknown is checked in the WinDirStat Options
2) If there is space used for Unknown, use TreeSize Free to try and find these files

?
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