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I have windows and a few games on my ssd, yet I can no tfor the life of me figure out where the mystery gbs of space has gone.
Win takes up 24.4
Users 2.88
Temp 150mb
Prog x86 34
Prog 1.22
Perf log 0
Nvidia 325 mb
Intel 826 kb
Games 39
Fraps 3mb

Total: 100gb
so why does it say 97 left out of 232? where are the other roughly 40gb?
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post #2 of 7
Try using something like Treesize, it will reveal where the space is being used.

My bet is pagefile, recycling bin or similar.

Do you have Hibernation enabled? If I remember correctly it creates a folder in C:\ to store files which can be quite large.
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post #3 of 7
^ THAT

There are other files and folders on the root of C that are hidden. Page file + hibernation may be it +something else.
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post #4 of 7
have you changed your view settings so you can see hidden/system files? Also, there are some parts of the file system that the user account can't access, it'll be locked up to system only.

You can always use this wee tool to check which folder is using what. http://www.silurian.com/chartext/index.htm It might give the same results though.
post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by JTHMfreak View Post

I have windows and a few games on my ssd, yet I can no tfor the life of me figure out where the mystery gbs of space has gone.
Win takes up 24.4
Users 2.88
Temp 150mb
Prog x86 34
Prog 1.22
Perf log 0
Nvidia 325 mb
Intel 826 kb
Games 39
Fraps 3mb

Total: 100gb
so why does it say 97 left out of 232? where are the other roughly 40gb?

Have you tried this,you would be surprised how much space this can save you....
http://www.overclock.net/t/1133897/windows-7-ssd-tweaking-guide
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post #6 of 7
Backup and Restore takes up 25% of the drive by default. Is that enabled?
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Ah, probably sys restore I'll check when off work
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