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Windows 7: Windows eats up space! How do I get back space?

30 Dec 2013   #11

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

1) Turn off hibernation
2) Turn off page file
3) Turn off system restore

These are the 3 things you can do to gain space.

Also, windows update backups can be deleted.

Or simply get a larger hard drive.

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30 Dec 2013   #12
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Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

To illuminate what my colleagues have said. The w7 OS in and of itself will occupy 12GB-20GB depending on the version , Languages packs, and updates installed. Everything else is what we users add.
I believe Lightroom will allocate a large temporary scratch space while you have it open. You may consider another drive to store personal data on and move it off the C\ Drive if you're getting a low space warning often.
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 Windows eats up space! How do I get back space?

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