I want my space back

By jen1 ยท 4 replies
Apr 14, 2007
  1. hard drive space problem

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone had any ideas on this.
    A couple of weeks ago I had a major hard drive failure on my c drive.(I think it was a virus). I reformatted the drive and deleted everything that I didnt need. A few days later, SOMETHING WAS EATING MT HARD DRIVE SPACE. I admit my C drive is only 3 gig but I have coped for months on this without any problem. My hard drive space just kept falling before my eyes for no reason.
    Anyway I started going though the computer and all its files and reading a lot forums and some how the problem has gone. However my hard drive space has gone with it and I want it back. I cleared my recycle bin, temp internet files, cookies, old files and all those annoying files that get left after an uninstall. Thing is, what took the space in the first place, Ive lost 500mb. ?
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    what did your anti-virus and anti-trojan say?
  3. Po`Girl

    Po`Girl TS Rookie Posts: 595

    Try deleting all your System Restore points except for the most recent.

    A 3GB HD is unbelievably small.You can buy a 40 GB for $40
  4. jen1

    jen1 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yeh I know its small I was gonna but another but I'd like to get to the bottom of this first, antivirus picked up nothing
  5. jen1

    jen1 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    my system restore was susspended due to low space
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