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Very Bizarre Situation with my Windows (C:) Harddrive - please help

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#1 lior23


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Posted 23 July 2014 - 12:38 AM

Hi everyone,


I'm usually fairly savvy with computers, definitely no expert... but this situation is one I cannot solve.


So my Windows (C:) SSD drive has been randomly filling up with space. It's 100 MB from being full.

I checked all the files, and I checked all the hidden files... they all add up to 50 GB out of the 100.

I checked my resource monitor... nothing weird there. 

I performed a disc clean up... and it removed around 80 MB.

I removed old system restore and shadow copies from the disc clean up... still nothing.

I actually have no clue where this space has gone, and what it's occupied with, and why I can't see it on the drive, and why it keeps filling up.


If anyone can advise me on what steps to take I'd greatly appreciate it. 


Much thanks!



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#2 TsVk!


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Posted 23 July 2014 - 12:48 AM

I'm not particularly savvy with Win 8 myself, but on other Win systems with a similar symptom I have found SpaceSniffer great for diagnostics.


Let us know what you find.

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