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Old 01-30-2007, 06:30 PM   #1
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I have a Seagate 160 GB Hard Drive, and I've had a problem with it for a while. My hard disk says there are only 5 GB of space available while when I search my computer folders, it only amounts to somewhere near 95 GB and I pretty much have 50 GB missing completely and I don't know what's using it up. Is there a way to fix this or an application to see what is filling up a hard drive.

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Old 01-30-2007, 06:42 PM   #2
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check in your temp folder, there might be a lot of copied folders in there. i don't know if it will amount to 50 gb but you might as well check. also for OS' to run, it requires a certain amount of gigs, so don't be discouraged if your missing like 2-6 gigs
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Old 01-31-2007, 09:16 AM   #3
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Any other ideas? Is there a program that tells you what is filling your hard drive?
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Old 01-31-2007, 09:25 AM   #4
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Did you partiton the drive, maybe you made a partition that isn't active and taking up space...
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Old 01-31-2007, 09:46 AM   #5
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I'd clean your temp files and all that. It's probably a big thing.
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Old 01-31-2007, 02:35 PM   #6
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if you don't know how to get to the temp folder open run and type in

C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\Temp

i remember one of my friends had over 10 gigs of sh1t in that folder.
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Just run the disk cleanup wizard. Also check in computer management and make sure you havent got some unallocated space on your HDD
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Old 02-01-2007, 04:30 PM   #8
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Just run the disk cleanup wizard. Also check in computer management and make sure you havent got some unallocated space on your HDD
I only have about 25 MB in my temp folder as I clean it almost daily. Any other suggestions or programs I can use?
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