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disk space used/free appears incorrect

By infotechsol ·
In a windows 2000 configuration, my boot hard drive has a capacity of 127gb. Windows explorer shows 80.6gb used and 47.2gb free. When I total up all folders/files on this hard drive the total comes to 5.91 GB ACTUAL USAGE. Windows explorer show 80.6gb used. Why the huge discrepancy? Something is seriously out of sync. Any ideas????

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by Chris910 In reply to disk space used/free appe ...

First thing is to run scandisk and defrag.

I use this freeware application to keep track of user folders where you never know what they have marked as hidden. The app is called treesize and is from Jam software. here is the url http://tinyurl.com/28pls. It will likely help you track down where the file space is used.

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