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I have Windows 7 Pro. When I click on my computer, it says my C Drive has 55.6GB free of 146GB meaning 90GB is being used. But when I check the properties of all the files and folders on my drive (including hidden folders and protected OS files they only add up to 54.8GB). What am I missing here?
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partitioning, your OS is using some of that space as a partition. dont worry bout it. my vista did it too, 5gb of it is for OEM style recovery.
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partitioning, your OS is using some of that space as a partition. dont worry bout it. my vista did it too, 5gb of it is for OEM style recovery.
35+ GB difference though?
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yep, vista is pretty crazy like that, i was thinking the same thing too, before i got my new pc, and its just partitioning. silly vista
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yep, vista is pretty crazy like that, i was thinking the same thing too, before i got my new pc, and its just partitioning. silly vista
So I actually lose that much hard drive space? And I'm using Windows 7 not Vista.
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