Why have I got no space left on my hard drive

June 25, 2009 at 13:57:14
Specs: Windows Vista

Hi, I got a message saying I only have 12 MB
left on my 300GB hard drive today. So I had a
look and I can't figure out where all the
memory has gone, I searched through my
computer and I've got no music, no movies, no
cached files. All I have is a few programs
totalling 3GB, so where the hell is all the rest
of it? After a bit more poking round I right
clicked on the Users folder, clicked properties
and lo and behold it says I have over 3000
folders totalling 221GB! When I double click
the Users folder to open it up, there are 5
Folders, all are small except one which is
211GB and is my user profile. I look at the
properties and it says over 3000 folders but
when I open it there are only 14 and none are
over 1 GB each.

So please can anyone tell me what is using
my memory?

Any help may possibly prevent someone getting injured by a flying computer


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#1
June 25, 2009 at 14:09:48

It's ok!! Managed to view the hidden files and there was 200GB of
application data from downloads

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#2
June 25, 2009 at 14:35:48

Say....now thats a lot of downloading...LOL!

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#3
June 25, 2009 at 17:04:56

Regular use of ccleaner either daily or twice weekly will not let these kind of files to accumulate on your computer

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#4
June 25, 2009 at 18:25:27

I use cc cleaner daily, so obviously my settings are wrong. I'll
take a look at that. thanks

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