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Computer Almost Full?

Discussion in 'Questions and Answers' started by Seeking Answers, Dec 8, 2008.

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  1. Seeking Answers

    Seeking Answers New Member

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    My computer has 86% memory left which is werid because i used to have 40GB of music on it and i deleted it off my computer for more room last month. Now it says it 86% full when after deleting my music it was only around 60% full... is there a way where i can see all my files in one screen and sort it by size to figure out why its almost full
     
  2. GridIronKing34

    GridIronKing34 Silently Judging You Club Member

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    Go to:

    Start
    All Programs
    Accessories
    System Tools
    Disk Clean Up

    Run the Disk Clean Up Scans and delete what it suggests. I also suggest you open your Recycling Bin because all that music you deleted might not have been emptied from the Recycling Bin. I also suggest that you run the Windows Disk Defragmenter found in the System Tools folder that has the Disk Clean Up. If you don't have a schedule set up, I suggest you do so. I have it running once a week.

    I'm sure there's more to add, so if anyone wants to add to this, feel free.
     
  3. anlgp

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    Geek to Live: Visualize your hard drive usage

    Lifehacker is a pretty reputable place but I would check comments, etc just to make sure :up:

    Also, other than this if you want to know a particular folder you can always just view its properties by right clicking on it and clicking "properties".

    C: drive included.
     
  4. arsenal

    arsenal Sunglasses and advil

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    hmm you sure you're reading the used space/free space data correctly? seems to me something is off...

    dont know what operating system you are running, but if its 2000/XP right click on your C drive and go to properties, it gives you a read out not in a % but just in actual GBs...

    also empty your recycle bin, if you deleted that many files, they still take up space in the recycle bin, empty it to completely rid yourself of that memory...
     

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