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The root directory on a FAT16 filesystem can store only a limited number of file entries Your flash drive is 2 GB in size. This is the maximum filesystem size supported by FAT16. As such, it is likely that it was formatted with the FAT16 filesystem from the factory. Due to a technical limitation in the FAT16 filesystem, only a limited number of file ...
When I've gotten this, it turned out that, for reasons I've never fully understood, the USB device had put itself in read-only mode or been marked by the OS as read-only. The only way I've found to fix it has been to back up the information on the flash device and recreate its partition table, partitions, and filesystem. In Linux, you'd do that with fdisk ...
I like WinDirStat. It gives a graphical representation of file sizes and it is easy to quickly see at a glance where and what is using the most space.
Try a program called GlaryUtillities, if you go to the advanced tab you should see a little program called Disk Explorer which lets you see what is taking up the most disk space and the percentage of every file and folder. Hope this helps.
There are several "tools" available that provide detailed information regarding folders and their contents. There's a list here. However, the one I like is called DiskPie.
I'd use a tool like like Bleachbit to safely clean up caches. sudo apt-get install bleachbit
Try downloading ccleaner portable edition. No installer so can run with any permissions, and then check that it is not going to delete something you may want to keep (the 'recent items' folder, for example) - then click 'clean'. Also try WinDirStat to examine the hard disk and then display the largest files in a bar chart format. WinDirStat does have a ...
If it's a work computer, it really depends on what you're allowed to do. I'm assuming you're allowed to install/uninstall software that isn't work-related. With an HD that size, I would say there's probably more than a little bit of space taken up by programs and files that you probably don't need. First, I'd clean your temp folder (as KEK suggested in ...
C drive is losing space without any reason on win 7 What to do Go to start>computer> proprieties 2.Click on system protection 3.On the system protection go to Configure 4.On the Disk Space Usage press on Delete to erase the old restore point and then reduce the Max Usage to 10 or 5GB.Apply and ok. Last thing to do is to create a new restore point ...
You can compress the folder. You will regain between 10 and 20% of the space. Enable "Show system files" in Explorer options Right-click the installer folder Properties Compress folder Click OK Apply for all files and folder
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