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Windows 7: Loosing Disk Space on System Update

02 Jun 2015   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Did you use the which was recommended in earlier posts?

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02 Jun 2015   #22
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

From post #11 by DavidE.

You need to make some choices of what you can remove from the [C] drive.
You have tried or checked all the normal things. Your problem is you need more free space, Period.

Your out of choices. You either get a bigger drive, install another drive to store things on or remove things from the "C" drive/partition you have.

Their are no magic tricks.
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02 Jun 2015   #23

Windows 7

okay, before posting here i used said software to clear 6 GIG, but it has been rotting away. I now struggle to keep 1 GB, HELP!!!! I need a solution before i run out of hard drive space!!!!!
It will eventually collapse on top of me, making me incapable of doing my everyday thing!
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02 Jun 2015   #24

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Post screenshot of WizTree, make it full screen
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02 Jun 2015   #25

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

Would you please post a shot of Disk Management.

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
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04 Jun 2015   #26

Windows 7

Here you are.

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04 Jun 2015   #27

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

You should clean that Users folder some, copy unused/less frequently accesses files to an external to make space.

Post another screenshot of C:\Users\youraccount

also notice C and Users modified dates are 2021 ?!
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04 Jun 2015   #28

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM

Click the + icon to the left of a folder name, that will expand the folder so you can see where the most used space is in the folder.
You need to "drill-down" that way to see what you have, and decide what you need ...
As GokAy said, look at Users first, that's where most of your space is used.

You also have 23.1 GB used in Program Files.
To me that's a lot, I'm using 5.8 GB on a Win7 OS that was installed over 5 years ago, 100+ programs installed.
Take a look in that folder for what uses a lot of space.
Some programs you need may normally use a lot of space there, but check it out.
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06 Jun 2015   #29

Windows 7

As i said before. 4.3 GB in Symantec Antivirus
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06 Jun 2015   #30

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

29 files in the root of C, totaling over 5 GB?? I've got none.

How much space are you allowing Symantec logging to take?

Do you have even a rough estimate of how much of the 126 GB in C:\users is personal data--videos, mp3, Word docs, Excel docs, pictures?

You have 23 GB in program files. I've got less than 2. What percentage of your apparently many programs have you used in the last 3 months? The last 3 years?
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