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However, it only shows that I have 24GB of free space, so about 10GB of space is being used and I am unsure as to how it is being used. A sparse file is one that has a big empty space in between and can be created by a program that creates a file (which always starts as 0 bytes), then When you do a disk clean up, system files are not included. My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom built OS Windows 7 CPU Intel Core i7-920 2.66Ghz Quad Core Motherboard Gigabyte X58A UD3R Memory 6GB Graphics Card ATI Radeon HD 5870 Sound have a peek at this web-site

Where is this 10 gb coming from? starlinvf View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by starlinvf Find Threads by starlinvf Page 1 of 2 1 2 > Steam Users' Forums > Steam Discussions > Hardware Is there anywhere else I am supposed to be looking? Also I have emptied the recycle bin (although CCleaner does it automatically anyway). http://threadposts.org/question/733955/10gb-of-unaccounted-files-S.html

Windirstat Wrong Drive Size

If not done before, you will regain a lot of space. Ok well when I am in "Disk clean up" there isn't any "clear system files" option. This protects them from deletion or modification by people who do not understand what they are.

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I have also tried local group... Why Does The Space Used By Files On My Hard Drive Show Different Numbers Depending On How I Look? How can I get rid of it? :confused: Hardware & Devices Phantom Floppy DriveWould anyone know why Windows 7 lists "Floppy Disk Drive A:" in the list with Devices With Removable This has been the case for years. http://winassist.org/thread/733955/10gb-of-unaccounted-files-S.php Kool Mode D View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by Kool Mode D Find Threads by Kool Mode D 08-08-2011, 07:30 PM #8 YahooElite Join Date:

WD1001FALS Internet Speed 15/2 cable modem Other Info Windows and Linux enthusiast. Windirstat Unknown Disk Space Server 2008 In the end I found the missing used disk space by running an alternative to windows explorer called xyplorer free edition.Even when running windows explorer as administrator it denied me access PKI (SSL Certificate) [SOLVED] Trying to install Mint 18.1 MATE... Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page...

Why Does The Space Used By Files On My Hard Drive Show Different Numbers Depending On How I Look?

apparently the Lenovo backup runs automatically even if you don't tell it to. Alternately, i'd suggest running a windirstat equivilent off a linux live cd of some sort to bypass any OS level hiding of free space, and have similar graphical tools. Windirstat Wrong Drive Size Is this what is being done on a regular basis? Windirstat Missing Space I am using 41GB, which means I should have 33.4GB free space.

So Im wondering where did 51.8GB of space go? Check This Out User Name Remember Me? Hardware & Devices Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums I was just checking today and I noticed that I had 24GB free. Windirstat Unknown Space

Both show 0 bytes. Down near the bottom, you will see how much space is reserved and how much you are currently using. General Discussion Phantom BD-DriveHello, Ik have a phantom/copied BD-Drive on my pc, it has copied the last entry in my actual BD-Drive, but it hasn't been removed since I unloaded my Source Both show 0 bytes.

This was showing in the properties as 34.4Gb used.Also if I run chkdsk it shows the same amount of used disk space.I have show super hidden files set as 1.In Explorer Windows Server 2008 R2 Reporting Incorrect Free Disk Space Under Protection Settings, highlight C and click on Configure. Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums Microsoft Online Services TechCenter   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย

When you do a disk clean up, system files are not included.

WD external hard Drive interfering... I installed SpaceSniffer and initially it gave me the same numbers as WinDirStat, but it also gave me some warnings about some directories it could not read, and among one of I have done all the usual CCleaner clean-ups, etc. Hard Drive Showing Wrong Free Space If that was the problem, let us know and we can close this as a duplicate. –nhinkle♦ Apr 21 '11 at 23:46 Hmm, perhaps you can also try some

If not done before, you will regain a lot of space. The time now is 03:44 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Is this what is being done on a regular basis? have a peek here use UnxUtil's or GnuWin's du port. –mousio Apr 21 '11 at 23:59 1 I used to use a program called Space Monger to check disk usage, but I'm not sure

Down near the bottom, you will see how much space is reserved and how much you are currently using. I am not questioning your statement, but just want to be sure. Right click my Computer 2). the 41GB should read about 48GB.

I know Windows is telling the truth, my problem is I have 63GB missing somewhere. –Tavo3 Apr 22 '11 at 0:44 @Tavo3: I think I know what's going on If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.Would you like to participate? This is where the other space is being allocated. My culprit was MSSQL log files.

other hidden folder like volume information. How does a self-cleaning kitchen put away the dishes? Logitech G35 Headset. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell XPS 420 OS Windows 10, Home Clean Install CPU Intel Core2 processsor Q8200(2.33Ghz 1333FSB) Quad Core Tech Motherboard Dell Memory 6

OCJunkie View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by OCJunkie Find Threads by OCJunkie 08-09-2011, 12:13 PM #13 Jbaker1121 Guest Posts: n/a I'm having a similar issue, but I have no idea where it came from. My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom built OS Windows 7 CPU Intel Core i7-920 2.66Ghz Quad Core Motherboard Gigabyte X58A UD3R Memory 6GB Graphics Card ATI Radeon HD 5870 Sound right here, Attached Images My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Self Built OS Win 10 Pro x64 CPU Intel I5-2500K @3.3GHz Motherboard Asrock P67 Extreme4 Memory 16GB

I gotta drive C. You must click on system files.