I'm having a problem with my hard disk.

I only have 80GB of HD, then I rename my Admin user like (Shaqnet to My PC) then from that time before I rename the administrator I only have 39GB space and a free space of 38GB. After I rename it I notice that I only have 1 GB space. What should I do?

I tried to delete the files, using Control Panel Access but there's only one User account there. When i go to C:\Users I see a folder of the Old user (Shaqnet) and it contains 39GB space.


Does C:\Users\My PC contain the same data as C:\Users\Shaqnet?

If so, then you're free to delete C:\Users\Shaqnet to restore some free space.

  • Yes its the same as C:\Users\My PC By the way, Thanks for answering. I'll try that later. – user3188688 Jan 13 '14 at 6:49
  • However, when i delete the files on the C:\Users\Shaqnet the folder My Documents has been deleted? – user3188688 Jan 13 '14 at 12:18

Login with admin account (not standart user)

In explorer menu open: Tools->Folder Options. In the opened window select tab [View] and find [Hidden files and folders]. Check Show Hidden files and folders then apply.

Go to C:\Users and if you see hidden (low opacity) folders you can try to delete some data. Be careful.

  • Yeah, I did that before. And a folder AppData Appear? It has 39GB file size. – user3188688 Jan 13 '14 at 6:50

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