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deleted 18GB directory regained only 2GB free disk space


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#1 Moltres Rider

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 08:58 PM

I used Jdisk report and found that a VST and its soundbank took up 18GB of files so I revo uninstalled the program and deleted the 18GB folder using revo but Windows ONLY REPORTS that 2GB of free space was regained!!!! I COMPLETELY DELETED AN 18GB FOLDER JUST TO GET 2GB OF FREE SPACE BACK!!!! WTF????? if I deleted an entire 18GB directory why did I ONLY recover 2GB???


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#2 Zen Seeker

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 09:22 PM

By any chance did it just put it in the recycle bin?



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Posted 22 June 2013 - 09:24 PM

or....you could have a look with something like this...::  http://www.jam-software.com/treesize_free/

 

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