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SSD magically gained 7gb overnight?

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My 60gb SSD has had 1.5 gb free of space for months now. I have wow, kaspersky, office, and my os on it. I went to sleep last night with the drive saying 1.5 gb free like normal, but when i woke up it now says 6.54 gb free of 55.8gb... The only thing that i noticed that happened overnight was that my computer installed a new windows update and restarted (i normally restart my computer, so restarting it shouldn't have done it).

I am hoping its not a virus or something, and maybe the update just cleared some unnecessary items...but I run CCleaner regularly so idk

How did I just randomly gain 7gb?
Edited by Jruberti - 4/15/11 at 4:57am
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sometimes, if you just believe,
if you dream hard enough, these things can happen
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Restore points
Edited by SpeedNuggeT - 4/15/11 at 5:15am
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mine does that 2 it happens when windows decides to clean some of the crap off your ssd, i did a 1.3gig to 10gig jump once that was a shocker
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A bunch of old system restore points were erased.
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Quote:
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A bunch of old system restore points were erased.
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i have my system restore points set to save on my caviar black but windows is weird. as long as its not a virus or something i'm happy
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