something is eating up my disk space

By animemanga
Jan 1, 2007
  1. i have a very limited space of 70G. but am only using 56G. when i try to so smething with my space. SPACE FULL. i have calculated every single folder that i use to store my doc. but they only add up to 56. seriously there 14G on the loose.

    any suggestions?
  2. ryantruck

    ryantruck TS Rookie Posts: 79

    Im sorry but what do you mean exactly ?
  3. animemanga

    animemanga TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 92

    sorry. is it that no one answered because i didn't make myself clear. ok

    i have the feeling that am not using my disk capcity to it's limit. is there anyway i could know exactly what propotion am using of my disk.

    many thanks in advance.
  4. gbhall

    gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,425   +77

    click on my computer, right-click on the hard drive concerned C:, select properties. You see a quantity of free space and a graphic too. If your drive is really full, it could be because you have the standard XP setting where system files are hidden.

    If you need to create more space, there are so many things you could do, I hardly know where to start....
  5. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,343   +622

    there's tons of junk located at
    \Docs & Settings\-your-login-\Local Settings\ {Temp and Temporary Internet Files}

    you can delete all contents of both directories and buy back a lot of space.

    also Help-support->disk cleanup can be used for even more
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