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post #11 of 18
I just cleaned my vrap down to 80GB used.

the biggest offender on windows 7 is the winSxs file. Every update doubles it size it seems. A couple months ago I looked into it because my SSD was filling up fast. Only hope is that windows 8 will not have this stupid issue.
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ah wow thanks! I freed about 30 gb lol. And thanks for the info on the partition, i got it fixed. This website is a life saver
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post #14 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Backfat View Post
Format the partition in "computer management" then "extend volume".
this looks good

or backup your documents, steam/backup and restore, pics, vids, music... reinstall windows.
yes buy a 1tb or 2tb hard drive and keep that to backup files to and use as a storage drive supplement to your os/games/program files drive
post #15 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by IcyPimpHand View Post
Overboard?
Nah, it's happened before in Michigan and believe it or not, that's how people found out about it --missing HD space.
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post #16 of 18
Also, if you had WoW installed, do a search of your C: drive for Blizzard. The launcher likes to make random temp folders holding updates and such. So, that can add up depending on how many updates it has.
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post #17 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Backfat View Post
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.
I have 2TB of HD space. My wife has 6TB and she's filled it all. I'm now considering setting a NAS up for her with four 2TB HD's.
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post #18 of 18
Turn off system restore, disable the backup and volume shadow copy services.

and run ccleaner
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