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#1 bebopdeluxe

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Posted 25 June 2017 - 05:02 AM

I have an ASUS notebook running windows 10 which has a 32GB Sandisk. 

According to the properties of the C: drive I have used 25.8GB and have 2.47GB free. This is confirmed by Disk Management which also shows a couple of other small partitions. 

However if I open the C: drive and look at the properties of the folders and files within it, I only have 15GB of files on the drive. 

I have compression enabled, I'm showing hidden files and I've set the security permissions of the drive to give me full control (which includes list permission). 

As I seem to be running out of space I clearly need to delete files but I seem to have over 9GB of files not listed. 

Any ideas about this discrepancy? 

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#2 Goddess_Bastet

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Posted 25 June 2017 - 05:55 AM

Have you run cleanup>clean system files on the disk? You could try that if not.

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Posted 25 June 2017 - 07:51 AM

WinDirStat is a disk usage statistics viewer and cleanup tool. Use WinDirStat program to find out which files taking lot more space.


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Posted 26 June 2017 - 09:52 PM

Partially it is from the selle point also.

 

They mark it a 32GB Device but they don't actually give you a 32 GB.

 

Readmore here 

 

http://www.worldstart.com/why-is-my-32gb-flash-drive-actually-29-8-gb/

 

The case is for all flash drives HDDS and everything else.






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