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Windows 7: eating storage space...

19 Dec 2010   #11
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Louis09 View Post
Thanks everyone for your help!

here's the screenshot:

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These WinDirStat snips are not very telling. You need to highlight C before you click OK. Then you get a detailed list of what is on C.

PS: I would not mess around with the .dlls. Take the detailed scan and see what the size of your winsxs folder is. Note: The winsxs folder is just a container, but it gives you an idea of how much the system has accumulated over time.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Dec 2010   #12


Thanks for your help everyone, I'll check your suggestions one by one.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Dec 2010   #13

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're welcome. Please let us know how it went. :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

22 Dec 2010   #14


I learned new things about Windows 7 from your suggestions ^^ although it didn't solve the problem because the laptop itself had a serious problem so I returned it to where I bought it and exchanged it for another brand. Fortunately, the brand I chose was much better.

Again, thanks for your help.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Dec 2010   #15

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

That's great news Louis. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted one way or another. :)
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