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Hey guys i just installed my new Corsair Performance Pro SSD and something does not add up here.
After installing Windows , drivers and firefox i checked how much space i have left and it showed I've already used 50 GB !!
After deleting all the restore points and some minor trash i managed to free additional 5 GB but it still doesnt make sense.
When i chack all the folders it says 16GB and in properties it says 45GB look ........

http://i791.photobucket.com/albums/yy200/Robot_Devil_xxx/snap.jpg

any idea why is it like that ?
where is the other 30 GB ?

EDIT:
Performance looks OK but what is taking all that space confused.gif

as-ssd-benchCorsairPerforma1512201116-52-53.png
Edited by RobotDevil666 - 12/15/11 at 9:04am
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post #2 of 18
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Nobody had that problem ?
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post #3 of 18
delete the windows old file and restart
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post #4 of 18
go to folder options and enable show all files and folders. then check again. If you did all the windows updates, one of them may have been large. But 35 gigs seems excessive
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post #5 of 18

If I can remember when installing windows it reserve a portion of the system files.

 
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post #6 of 18
I'm thinking your hibernation file and system protection are the culprits

Open up command line as an administrator and type in
Code:
powercfg -h off

System protection can be turned off by going into system properties > advanced system settings > system protection.
post #7 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Methos07 View Post

I'm thinking your hibernation file and system protection are the culprits

Open up command line as an administrator and type in
Code:
powercfg -h off

System protection can be turned off by going into system properties > advanced system settings > system protection.


Yes, that's part of the space wasting issue as well!

 

 
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post #8 of 18
with 12 gb of ram your pagefile is probably around that size or more, either disable it if u are happy doing that, or make it 1gb max, 1gb start....
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post #9 of 18
also DL and run spacesniffer thats a good one to see wasted space, but methinks your pagefile is too big... smile.gif
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post #10 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by moonmanas View Post

with 12 gb of ram your pagefile is probably around that size or more, either disable it if u are happy doing that, or make it 1gb max, 1gb start....

Yeah, that too. You should read the configuration guide in the SSD forum, really helped me out setting up mine.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-guide-optimization-for-ssds-hdds
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