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One of my harddisks suddenly full

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#1 Mark-D


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Posted 04 January 2016 - 10:00 AM



I was directed here after posting (and running several tests) in the Malware section.


I have a problem with one of my harddisks (E:). Since some time all the space on it has been taken by something, but I do not know what.


By running the 'Folder size' tool, we found out that all the space has been taken up by back-ups.


When I took a look at the back-up tool I saw that indeed back-ups have been stored on my (E:) disk since 2014. What is strange is that it used to be small amounts of space, until the last back-up that filled up the entire disk...


You can see a screenshot here:





My laptop brand is MSI, the type Ghost. I'm running Windows 7.




Thank you very much in advance for your help!


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#2 JohnC_21


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Posted 04 January 2016 - 03:40 PM

If this is a Windows backup, I believe they are cumulative. Periodically a full system image is also backed up to the selected hard drive.






Also make sure you do not have System Restore set to drive E:

Edited by JohnC_21, 04 January 2016 - 03:47 PM.

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