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#1 berg54

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Posted 17 March 2009 - 10:03 AM

Okay, so I am having this problem with Vista Pro on my laptop and also my parents. What happens is, I add stuff, you know, download so on and so forth, it takes up space, all the things we all know will happen. Then I go to delete these straight from the control panel process and it ends up TAKING space as I delete things. When I had about 8GB left on my computer of storage, I had these 3 games that took up about another 10, at LEAST. After taking these games off, I now only have 2.7GB storage. Now I believe it should have went up to 16-18GB not down even more. My dad believes the computers are saving stuff into the hidden files, but I looked into them, I have found nothing that could have taken up that much space. I am udderly stumped on what to do to try to clear this memory back up or what the hell is going on. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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#2 berg54

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Posted 17 March 2009 - 10:35 AM

UPDATE: I went through the hidden files and cleared about 1g of storage from junk that shouldn't have been there. Still, I have to be missing something, there is a lot more floating around some where.

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Posted 17 March 2009 - 06:05 PM

What about your recycle Bin. Have you empty it yet? You are saying Memory do you mean Drive space?

Edited by Carlos Stephens, 17 March 2009 - 06:06 PM.


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Posted 17 March 2009 - 08:42 PM

hello berg54

http://www.windowsdevcenter.com/pub/a/wind...dows-vista.html

pay special attention to removing shadow copys of system restore!!! you will be amazed at how much space you gain.

good luck
kenny
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...........Kenny.............




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