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Windows 7: Hard Disk Space - Free Up and Recover

07 Oct 2011   #10

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Thank you Seb.

Link updated. :)

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08 Oct 2011   #11

windows 7 Home Premium 64

Thanks all sorted
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18 Jul 2012   #12

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1

I can't get to CCEnhancer, it says "Maintenance Mode".
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18 Jul 2012   #13

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Honeycomb,

Here's an updated link for CCEnhancer that works. Tutorial updated for it as well now. :)

CCEnhancer | SingularLabs
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17 Sep 2012   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Thanks so much for posting this! My PC is a lot faster now!
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24 Dec 2012   #15

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Tutorial updated to add OPTION 7. :)
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13 Oct 2013   #16

windows 7 home permium 64 bits
8 gigs

I got 8 gigs of space back thanks
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13 Oct 2013   #17

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Very nice.

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09 Jan 2014   #18

win7 Ultimate 64

You saved me 56gb and counting thank you so much!
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04 Feb 2015   #19

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

Some people have issues with missing drive space and WinDirStat may not be able to display some files.
In the WirDirStat Options Show Unknown needs to be checked, to see how much (if any) space is Unknown to WinDirStat.
It seems if there is Unknown space used, TreeSize Free can help find the files WinDirStat can't display.

Here is one thread about this:
Missing HD space on laptop

What do think about adding some notes to Option 1 for:
1) Make sure Show Unknown is checked in the WinDirStat Options
2) If there is space used for Unknown, use TreeSize Free to try and find these files

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