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#1 capttom

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 01:16 PM

I have an external hard drive partition that shows empty via Windows Explorer/Computer - however, if I show properties on the partition, it shows 96 GB used. I have show hidden files on. Any explanations or suggestioins?

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 02:01 PM

Hi

Where you went to set it to show hidden files (Folder Options), did you also make sure to uncheck the box for "Hide Protected Operating System Files (Recommended)" ?

If so, you can try this open source disk viewer.
http://windirstat.info/index.html

It should show you what is eating up that 96GB

James




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