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Amount of Hard Drive Space is wrong

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#1 Demarticus


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Posted 11 May 2015 - 11:29 PM

I am using an Asus G74series computer


i7 processor, 16gb RAM, 64-bit Windows 7


I have a 279gb hard drive and I have been attempting to free up space as there is only 30.5gb free.


C: Properties is telling me that I am using 248gb of space but this simply cannot be the case. I have spent quite a bit of time on forums trying to diagnose the problem (Ran Disk Cleanup, ran CCleaner, tried to Defragment, I do not use system restore or backup, my recycling bin is empty, hibernation file is relatively small, etc)


I ran WinDirStat to see if I could figure out why I have so much space used up and the program only displays 120.5gb of space used up on my C: drive, which begs the question where is the other 128gb of space?


I am relatively tech savy meaning I can usually find the answers I am looking for in forums but it is baffling to me that my C: drive says I'm using 248gb when really I am only using about 120gb. Any help would be much appreciated!



Edited by Demarticus, 11 May 2015 - 11:30 PM.

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Posted 12 May 2015 - 05:05 AM

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