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#1 mzclelland


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Posted 19 March 2016 - 10:45 AM

So im pretty new to computers. I've always used them in school but this is the first one i have actually purchased and its a gaming computer. To my knowledge HDD is like my hard drive and how much storage i have. The one i bought says it has a 3 TB HDD. I downloaded 3 games (Heroes and Generals, Dirty Bomb, and CS:GO) and when i went for a fourth it said i had no more storage on my disk. Someone pls help because i dont feel like buying an external hard drive. 

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#2 RolandJS


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Posted 19 March 2016 - 11:16 AM

Download any one of many utilities that will indicate how much bytespace each folder is using.  Within certain folders, you can "educatively" guess how much bytespace a particular program and its child files is using.  I think WinTree[?] is free.

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#3 the_patriot11


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Posted 19 March 2016 - 01:03 PM

Go into my computer (or this PC in Windows 8 or 10) and find the drive, the image of the drive should have a indicator for how full it is. If they are red you may have to go in and uninstall some stuff.



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Posted 20 March 2016 - 09:58 AM

FWIW:  WinDirStat Download - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/windirstat/ .



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