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Why do i barely have any HD space left when I dont have enough games to even fill it?

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So lately i was beginning to notice that my 250 gb hard drive is filling fast... I recently deleted WoW.. that was 30gb. Ive done the calculations and my games and stuff dont add up to 240gb.. ive ran CCleaner and what not but it still didnt help. any suggestions? Thanks in advance
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post #2 of 18
Delete all the old restore points?
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I only have one restore point..
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Delete all temporary files, my dad found a 16gb temp file on his computer once and it didnt delete itself automatically
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post #5 of 18
The OS takes space, I'm sure you have other applications like Adobe, possibly office suite and so on, those all take more space. The newer the apps, the more space they require.

Also, a 250GB drive is usually only 236GB, give or take.


Or worst case scenario, someones hacked your rig and is routing kiddy pr0n across the world through it.
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Run a program such as Windirstat.
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post #7 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by BlackOmega View Post
worst case scenario, someones hacked your rig and is routing kiddy pr0n across the world through it.
Overboard?

I know what you mean I only have a couple games on mine, and about 6gb of music, and I only have 50gb left.
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I have one last question. I recently uninstall Linux and I am trying to put the artition back on my windows partition.. how can i do this??
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post #9 of 18
I don't understand how anybody even survives on only 250GB. Unless all you have is a few games and only browse the internet. I've just about filled 2/3 of my 5TBs.

2TB drives are so cheap these days.
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post #10 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by jonespwns View Post
I have one last question. I recently uninstall Linux and I am trying to put the artition back on my windows partition.. how can i do this??
Format the partition in "computer management" then "extend volume".
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