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Windows 7: the dwindling free space on my C

25 Apr 2015   #11

win7 x64 ultimate

thanks davidE !
Secure Virtual Machines was checked, I unchecked it
I'll be very happy to have the last say on what space should be used for restore points !

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25 Apr 2015   #12

win7 x64 ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post

Do you have very little occupied space on your C partition? I have 37 gb occupied on C.

Can you in fact restore that 82 mb restore point?
I have 49.8 GB free of 111 GB on my C drive
I cannot restore that 82 mb restore point as, as I mentioned yesterday, it vanished

stranger, I changed avast as DavidE suggested, yet did not restart my computer (as requested)
but the space in current use for restore points went from the 25.31 GB I reported yesterday down to 5.87 GB
BUT the restore point which had been created by a win update yesterday has vanished !
I only have two system restore points created by avast just now !
now, why should yesterday restore point have vanished, the allocated space is still set at 27.89 GB
I am puzzled !
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29 Apr 2015   #13

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

DavidE, thanks for the reminder! I totally forgot to UNcheck during custom/advanced install what I don't want. One done, two more to do when I get home.

Addendum: I'm guessing Secure Virtual Machines is a subset of Sandbox. Sandbox is gone from all my Avast programs.
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