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Windows 7: hard disk free space lost

07 Jan 2013   #1
sadrasalman

windows 7 starter 32bit
 
 
hard disk free space lost

hi
i have a problem with my laptop.70 gig of my hard space is missed . i know that it is in c:/user/sadra/appdata/local but
when i check each subfolder or subfile in "local" i cant find such a huge space like that.
i have read many posts about it but in fact all solutions were useless .
i appreciate any suggestion.


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07 Jan 2013   #2
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Please post a snip of your maximised disk management window
start>type diskmgmt.msc>enter
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Have you turned on show hidden files and folders
Control Panel>folder options>view>tick show hidden files and folders
May just be that the file in question is hidden so you cant see it
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11 Jan 2013   #3
sadrasalman

windows 7 starter 32bit
 
 

thanks Pauly . after i posted that problem i found a folder with 70 gig space.but there were just 3 gig subfolders or subfiles . at last i decided to copied them and deleted the main folder . after that i checked my hard disk free space and wow,about 70 gig of my hard disk has been restored . sometimes we should use old-fashioned ways. however thanks for your attention.
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