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2answers
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Why new Windows versions take so much space? [closed]

I have quite fresh Windows 8 installation now and Windows folder takes 20 GB. It was pretty much the same for Windows 7 and Vista. Why is that? I mean it's not like Windows uses many media files or ...
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1answer
341 views

Does compressing all files on a 50% full disk partition slow down performance?

Windows Vista SP2, (uncompressed 100 GB Drive C is 50% full and Windows file indexing is on): Drive C, where all the program files, \Windows folder and all my data is located is half full, enjoys ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Vista PC - Continually losing space on my C Drive

I am having a problem with my C Drive as it continually loses free space. I keep backing up and deleting files, but the easy ones are all off (those folders that are 100 MB and larger that can be ...
2
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4answers
298 views

What's a good Windows Vista utility to check which directories occupy the most hard disk space? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best program to visualize file system usage on Windows? My Windows partition has 46+GB space and all I have is 5GB left. I'm pretty sure I don't have around 40GB worth ...
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7answers
1k views

How can I make some space on drive C:?

My setup from the factory (Asus eee top) is as follows: C: - 40GB - Windows Vista D: - 181GB - data Right now there is 677MB free space on C:. Can I clear out some stuff? What should I clear out? ...
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2answers
1k views

16GB winsxs folder on windows vista [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does the /winsxs folder grow so large, and can it be made smaller? I know there are lots of posts about the winsxs folder, but I have yet to find any useful ...
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2answers
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vista winsxs folder eats disk space [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does the /winsxs folder grow so large, and can it be made smaller? My machine has been running Vista Ultimate 64-Bit for about two years now. ServicePacks SP1 and ...
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3answers
287 views

Where is my free space? [duplicate]

A week ago I got a low disk space warning on my Vista x64 Ultimate box - 60 Mb free on the disk C; I cleaned up some downloaded msdn images and got 20 Gb freed up. Three days ago I got another ...
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2answers
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Windows Vista C: drive full - how to clear - what to clear?

My C: drive is full and I need to clear some space. I'm running Windows Vista. Below is my disk space break down for my C: drive: Which files can I safely delete? Below is the break down for my ...
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1answer
168 views

Quick overview of disk space on windows 7/ vista

One feature I miss from xp is the ability to hover over disks and quickly see their used/total space. Can anyone let me know if this can be turned on in vista/7 or any other solutions?
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1answer
508 views

Windows.old folder loaded with Vista - Is it needed?

I have a laptop which is loaded with Windows Vista. There is a folder called Windows.Old in the C: drive which occupies about 2.5 GB of disk space and I badly need the space. Do I really need the ...
0
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4answers
595 views

Moving space from d: to c: (server 2008)

I shrinked (using disk management in server 2008) the d: and extracted space of about 6 GB. This extracted space got allocated immediately after d: Is there a way to extend my c: partition and add ...
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5answers
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Why can't I extend the C: drive on Vista? Because I have Free Space to its right instead of Unallocated Space

Okay this is annoying! I have a C: drive that is the primary partition (bootable) that I would like to extend. In order to do that it seems like I need to have Unallocated Space to the right of the ...
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4answers
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What's using up my disk space?

My Vista 64 installation is to drive C, a 150 GB hard drive. I also have a 1.5 TB drive D. My C drive has 12.3 GB free. I don't know what's using up all the space. There's almost 83 GB !!! ...