Solved one folder in local disk C showing as full but it is not act

November 5, 2015 at 02:16:41
Specs: Windows XP, 3.24 gb RAM
my computer , in local disk C in one folder "administrator" showing contents of 44gb but that much content is not available in that folder what should i do?

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November 5, 2015 at 06:45:41
Make an text report using this please.

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November 5, 2015 at 06:53:55
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You could check and see if all files are being displayed. (This would include Hidden and System files.)

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November 5, 2015 at 18:59:19
Are you saying right-click---properties is showing 44 gig but you've added up the sizes of all the files, including those in nested subfolders, and are getting less than that? If so, as already said, it may be hidden files or slack space--space 'owned' by the file but not containing any file content.

Or are you getting some kind of 'drive full' message? I don't think a folder can get full but a drive can.

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November 5, 2015 at 20:50:32
thank u both now i understood the problem .. it is because the files are hidden and more space is due to hidden files in temp folder .. problem solved now

i have another question .. my system responding slowly when i click folders/files. can u say why i am getting this delay..

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November 5, 2015 at 22:02:55
"my system responding slowly when i click folders/files"
Can be a lot of things, lets start here.

Here are the first 2 steps, there will be more steps needed, after I see the results of these logs.

Run them in this order.

Step 1: Run AdwCleaner
Author's site
Close all open programs and internet browsers.
Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
Click Scan
In the results tabs, uncheck anything you don't want to remove.
Click on Cleaning.
Confirm each time with Ok.
Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart.
Please Copy & Paste the contents of that logfile with your next answer.
You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.

Step 2: Run Junkware Removal Tool
Malwarebytes Acquires Junkware Removal Tool
Download Junkware Removal Tool onto your Desktop. If your default download location is not the Desktop, drag it out of it's location onto the Desktop.
Warning! Once the scan is complete JRT will shut down your browser with NO warning.
Shut down your protection software now to avoid potential conflicts.
Temporarily disable your antivirus and any antispyware real time protection before performing a scan.
Click this link to see a list of security programs that should be disabled and how to disable them.
Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7/8, right-click JRT and select Run as Administrator.
The tool will open and start scanning your system.
Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.
On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved onto your Desktop and will automatically open.
Copy and Paste the contents of the JRT.txt log please.

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