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I currently have a C300 SSd (64GB) in my PC and It fills up without me even installing something. I currently only have 1.5Gb left and it's just a boot drive. (Oke, I do have some other stuff installed on it, but nothing major, defenitaly not 64GB worth.)
What could be causing this? o.O
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Try clearing out your temp folder.
     
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doing some of the registry tweaks here: http://www.overclock.net/ssd/929553-...p-secrets.html

will save you some room, and can be substantial depending on your system. Saved me a good 6-8GB worth...

i don't recommend disabling superfetch or prefetch though... everything else is ok for me at least
Edited by badatgames18 - 6/11/11 at 8:26am
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IIRC, Disable page file spacing. Took 5GB off my SSD when i was running windows on it.
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I had 1.66Gb left at the start of this thread, now I'm back to 1.59

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Originally Posted by EpicPie View Post
Try clearing out your temp folder.
Cleaned up a whole 22MB!

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@Bradley, How do I do that?

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I read somewhere that it might be windows making restore points which takes up loads of space?
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Cleaned up a whole 22MB!

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@Bradley, How do I do that?

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I read somewhere that it might be windows making restore points which takes up loads of space?
directions on how to do it is in the link i gave you, along with other tweaks that will save up space and improve performance

BY: TwoCables

Quote:
(1) Turn Off Hibernation File: Type cmd in search, right click cmd symbol that comes up and choose "run as administrator". Type “powercfg -h off” and press enter.

OPTIONAL BUT RECOMMENDED SHORT STROKE DRIVE 25%: control panel/administrative tools/computer management/storage/disk management/ right click on C drive/ shrink volume follow instructions to shrink volume shrink so you have 25% unallocated space minimum. Helps drive maintain its self at higher performance and helps overall drive life.

(2) OPTIONAL BUT HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Turn off paging file: control panel/ system/advanced system settings/performance settings/advanced/virtual memory/change click no paging file, click set, apply, ok. (Restart later) Note: if you want to use a paging file for some reason set the minimum size to 1000mb and the maximum size to 1000mb. (Restart Later)

(3) OPTIONAL BUT HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Turn off system protection: control panel/ system/system protection make sure all drives are off especially C. You can make system images so system protection is just a giant waste of disk space.

(4) Turn off drive indexing: Right click all drives and uncheck drive indexing, click apply (ignore all when comes up) Also go to windows storage manager select the system reserved partition right click uncheck drive indexing, click apply (ignore all when comes up).

(5) OPTIONAL: Turn off Recycle Bin or reduce in size.

(6) Turn Off Reliability Monitor: Admin tools, open task scheduler. expand task scheduler library, then Microsoft, then Windows. Scroll down and click on RAC. Go to the top and select View then show hidden tasks IF RACTASK is not showing. Right click on RacTask and select disable. To re-enable it, you right click it and select enable.
Here is the good part.... disabling it stops it from PROCESSING reliability data and errors for reliability viewer. The data is still collected in the logs, just stored efficiently. You can re-enable it and see the reliability stuff when U wish. Disabling it saved RAM and some drive churning until U need to look at it.

(7) Set the power state to high performance and set the machine to never sleep, HDD power down to OFF (off is before 1 minute).

(8) Disable SuperFetch: Type regedit in search, click on symbol then go HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Con tro l\\Session Manager\\Memory Management\\PrefetchPerameters right click EnableSuperfetch hit modify and change to 0 and hit OK. (NOTE: alot of people also disable prefetch as well as superfetch but i find system runs better with prefetch enabled).

(9) Enable Large System Cache: Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Con tro l\\Session Manager\\Memory Management right click LargeSystemCache hit modify and change to 1 and hit OK.

(10) Go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Con tro l\\FileSystem right click NtfsDisable8dot3NameCreation hit modify and change to 1 and hit OK then right click NtfsMemoryUsage hit modify and change to 2 and hit OK.

(11) Disable SuperFetch in services: Go to Control Panel select Administrative Tools\\Services double click SuperFetch select startup type as disabled then click ok.

(12) While in Services double click Disk Defragmenter select startup type as disabled then click ok.

Now Restart Your System For The First Time then:

(1) Install Chipset Drivers.

(2) Use win7 native AHCI (Will be automatically installed by windows during installation) driver for AMD. Use the newest Intel RST driver (Download and install after windows installation. Note INTEL Chipset Drivers should be installed first then RST driver.)for INTEL systems.

(3) RESTART

(4) Enable windows write back catching on C drive: right click C drive/hardware/your drive/ properties/change settings/policies/ check turnoff windows write-caching buffer flushing.......................

Edited by badatgames18 - 6/11/11 at 8:38am
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directions on how to do it is in the link i gave you, along with other tweaks that will save up space and improve performance

BY: TwoCables
Mine was set to 8GB, that could be the poblem.
cheers!
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Give CCleaner a go too, it'll be your best friend in cleaning up junk and safe-to-remove files http://www.piriform.com/CCLEANER
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Give CCleaner a go too, it'll be your best friend in cleaning up junk and safe-to-remove files http://www.piriform.com/CCLEANER
That's the first thing I did.
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I'm havng big problems right now. Last time I posted here (2days ago?) I had like 2.5Gb free space.. I currenty have nothing left, 0 bytes.
and I checked my c drive and I have about 48GB installed on it, I should have about 16GB free (64GB C300)

Help!

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I suddenly have 1.4GB of free space, I went from 0 bytes to 1.4Gb in a few minutes! This is freaking me out, what is going on??!?
Edited by Aperture - 6/14/11 at 8:46am
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disable system restore and delete restore points

its impossible use a 100% of the SSD, the drive reserves some space it needs to maintain itself. also most likely windows created a small boot partition taking up some more

imo, 64GB is cutting it short, soon you will be dealing with this again, i'd get moar drives
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