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Using Vista 32 (Toshiba Laptop) 3-4 Days ago i had 29GB free. Now i have 18 GB free... Where the hell did 10GB go?

I have no pagefile, Internet caching is disabled, and i clean out my recycle bin every week (and just did now).

Where the hell is my HDD space going?!!?
    
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I lost 30GB to system restore, maybe thats where it be gone...
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post #3 of 16
Download CCleaner, run it and see if your space is back, windows may be made a random dump file or something. Also check disk management to see if your partitions are in order.
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post #4 of 16
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BTW thats an external Disk you see there lol

Ill run some cleanups and those suggestions
    
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post #5 of 16
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Got 2.3 GB back after disk cleanup and removing system restore (all but last one)

Ill get CC cleaner... where can i get it?
    
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post #6 of 16
"Where did I put those gigabytes..."

sounds to me like Windows did a backup without telling you. I wish I had as much free space as you, I'm all full on mine

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post #7 of 16
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haha yup.. But my backups are done on the external (the big one with free space you see there )

Installing CCLeaner now will post in a few
    
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post #8 of 16
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only gained about 100MB from CCleaner
    
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post #9 of 16
Do a search on your entire hard drive and sort by file size and make sure to enable searching on hidden and system files. Maybe you'll be able to find the file/s that are taking up that much space.
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post #10 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Duckydude View Post
Do a search on your entire hard drive and sort by file size and make sure to enable searching on hidden and system files. Maybe you'll be able to find the file/s that are taking up that much space.
will do
    
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