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I have a 64 GB SSD KIngston, I have installed all possible programs and applications on a 250 gb seagate but i still show that i have like 4gb left. I have run CCleaner and removed all downloads. I cannot figure out what im missing or what i need to do, other than buy a bigger SSD
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well...if you have office, adobe, crap like that can be installed pretty easy on the OS drive if your not careful. Best thing to do is go into my computer, open up the SSD drive and go by each folder and right click, and find out what folder has all the GB and see what it installed.
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that sucks

guess i will send it back
Edited by graphicsman - 2/3/11 at 12:52am
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Aside from redirecting all of your user files you should've also redirected your application data folder. Software usually creates a folder within the users directory, this can become rather large.

It's wishful thinking to believe a 64gb SSD will suffice as a primary o/s drive.

Even after all of my redirects and only a small number of installed programs going directly to my SSD array I am still using almost 60gb of space.
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i see an return soon and a bigger ssd
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You must have a lot of big apps. I can install all my stuff with win7 64 and still have like 20 gigs left. Did you put a game on there?

Download this software it will show you what is taking up all the space.

http://www.jam-software.com/freeware/


I see you have 16gb of ram. Did you adjust your pagefile? I think windows sets it at whatever size your ram is. So you probably have a 16gb file sitting there. I don't think it needs to be more then 4.

The app I linked above will show you what it is.
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I have a 64 GB SSD KIngston, I have installed all possible programs and applications on a 250 gb seagate but i still show that i have like 4gb left. I have run CCleaner and removed all downloads. I cannot figure out what im missing or what i need to do, other than buy a bigger SSD
Did you disable Hibernation? It would take up 16GB if not.
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-disable hibernation
-disable system restore
-redirect your My Doc's, Music, Video, ect folders onto your storage drive

thats what i did, I'm using about 50GB of my 120GB ssd, that includes the 10GB of programs in my programs folder

Your going to need to upgrade your drive or.....you'llhave to install non-essential programs onto your other hdd...like office or any large games
Edited by Bigo1087 - 2/3/11 at 7:39am
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Wow, you guys waste space. After windows install, I still have about 40GB left on my SSD.
    
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Did you disable Hibernation? It would take up 16GB if not.
duckie for the win, now just need to figure out how to do that.


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Originally Posted by Bigo1087 View Post
-disable hibernation
-disable system restore
-redirect your My Doc's, Music, Video, ect folders onto your storage drive

thats what i did, I'm using about 50GB of my 120GB ssd, that includes the 10GB of programs in my programs folder

Your going to need to upgrade your drive or.....you'llhave to install non-essential programs onto your other hdd...like office or any large games
need to figure out how to do this too


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Originally Posted by snelan View Post
Wow, you guys waste space. After windows install, I still have about 40GB left on my SSD.
uh no, i have that many programs . .
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