Bitmap Volume Error?

By Airwalker700
Jan 18, 2006
  1. I recently noticed that my hard drive seemed to be losing free space, while it very well should not be. I tried deleting many GB worth of stuff, and the values still remained the same. I've tried running chkdsk, but it did not fix the problem. Does anyone have any ideas? Thanks in advance.
  2. DamianTV

    DamianTV TS Rookie Posts: 20

    Probably a silly question but are they removed from your recycle bin? Also, do you have Norton System Works? Specifically why is Norton was just discovered to be using rootkits to keep files that "have been deleted" from really being deleted, and due to the rootkit thing, it may not show in the file system.
  3. Airwalker700

    Airwalker700 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I did delete the files from the recycle bin, and I do have Norton System works. Where would Norton store the files? Thanks.
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,151   +598

    you have no profile info stored, so what kind of system and OS are you running?
    I've seen this in Win/98se, not not in XP (with ntfs, a much better filesystem).
  5. DamianTV

    DamianTV TS Rookie Posts: 20

  6. Airwalker700

    Airwalker700 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Oh, sorry about that. I'm using windows XP

    mobo -ASRock P4v88
    Ram - 2.5 GB Patriot
    HDD's - 300 GB IDE (Seagate, master) 160 GB (Seagate Slave) and 200 GB SATA Maxtor
    Pentium 4, 3.2 Ghz
    Aspire 520 watt PSU

    Also, all my drives are formatted to NTFS
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