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Old 08-24-2009, 03:33 PM   #1
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Default worm? i think?

im running vista and i noticed my c drive filling up fast, all by itself i tried using malwarebytes....nothing. nortons......nothing! so i just did a reboot and format no back up or nothing. when im done getting my programs back i have 5.9gb free and i walk away from my cpu and in just 3hrs im down to 127mb free, anyone else ever have this problem?
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Old 08-24-2009, 03:48 PM   #2
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It could be Vista adjusting the size of you paging file.

Click start | (right click) computer | properties | advanced system settings | advanced tab | performance settings | advanced tab | vitural memory change button | is the "Automatically manage paging file size for all drives" checked?
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yes and it says system managed on my c drive
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Try setting it to a fixed size. That could be what is changing the free space on your hard drive.

I usually set it to about the same as the RAM. If you have 2 GB of RAM, the 2 GB paging file. Google it for more information as to what size is best for Vista.
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now im down to 1.59gb but every time i look at the free space its still getting less and less

it just it 891mb free, im lost and dont know what else to try, i do have 2gb ram and a 15gb c drive
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Have you tried setting your paging file to a fixed size?
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