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Have you tried either of the mentioned programs? Both will show you exactly what folders and files are taking up the space. If there's any one file or folder that's out of place it should stand out pretty clearly.

 

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Lol gotta be careful. Depending on thr OS it takes 50~8GB of space after everything said and done. Sounds like you hadn't defragged or disc clean up in a very long time
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thank you so much for the suggestion, it turns out i was accidentally pressing the Fraps shortcut of recording movies while i was playing Thief 4..

i ended up with 55GBs of thief gameplay footage...anyone interested? biggrin.gif

+rep

I did the exact same thing with Skyrim, I would wonder why the yellow fps would turn red every now and then, thought nothing of it till I ran out HDD space and I am like What The Hell?!?!

I had so much footage of walking back and forth from whiterun tongue.gif Good Times
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If you download "treesize free" it will show you where the disk space has gone. The program will calculate and then display all your files and folders in a hierarchical view

thank you so much for the suggestion, it turns out i was accidentally pressing the Fraps shortcut of recording movies while i was playing Thief 4..

i ended up with 55GBs of thief gameplay footage...anyone interested? biggrin.gif

+rep

HA! Sorry...but that's funny right there.
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I did the exact same thing with Skyrim, I would wonder why the yellow fps would turn red every now and then, thought nothing of it till I ran out HDD space and I am like What The Hell?!?!

I had so much footage of walking back and forth from whiterun tongue.gif Good Times

i did a lot of level saving/reloading since thief is stealth based but F9 for level loading happens to be used in FRAPS too for gameplay recording

that caused my FPS to be all over the place..go figure tongue.gif
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Lol gotta be careful. Depending on thr OS it takes 50~8GB of space after everything said and done. Sounds like you hadn't defragged or disc clean up in a very long time

i never found the need to defrag when i moved to windows 7, but i should've done some disc clean up..i think
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Pretty sure windows 7 automatically defrags the HD when needed.
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