Sudden loss of 2gb from hard disk

By Elliah
Mar 24, 2008
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  1. im running windows vista and one fine morning i boot up my computer to find that 2gb of free space got eaten up overnight...i remove shadow copies periodically and havnt installed anything recently so what could possibly have happened?
  2. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 6,043   +84 Staff Member

    The only thing that I can think of is it's System Restore related, or, you're delusional :D!
  3. Elliah

    Elliah TechSpot Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 118

    is it possible that windows update is taking up space on my computer...i dun have a permanent internet connection so the download of sp1 is incomplete...
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,424   +281

    I doubt its SP1, that was only a 350some meg standalone dl, the windowsupdate version shouldn't be any bigger, and certainly not 2 gigs.
  5. ZenMatrix

    ZenMatrix Newcomer, in training Posts: 21

    run chkdsk or a hdd scan its possible that the hdd or file system has a problem
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