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Hardisk is full but not

By peacemaker45 ·
anyone have idea how to solve this, i have 160 GB HD of my friend but now its just showing 15 gb in size.and its getting full, any suggestion here...

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by The 'G-Man.' In reply to Hardisk is full but not

Delete some files.
(Not sure what your question is)

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I think the question is...

by kevaburg In reply to One

Why does my computer show a 150GB harddisk as only having 15GBs on it. At least that is how I read it.....

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One other.

by Ron K. In reply to Hardisk is full but not

Add a new secondary drive then transfer files; 1.5Tb drives are under $120.00 now.

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full but not

by peacemaker45 In reply to One other.

i have 160 GB HD but now its only 15 GB left, if you check the HD there are no such big data or programs inside that will make it full,is it an indication of FAILED or corrupted HD? anyone who has the same problem?

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Check the virtual memory size

by CharlieSpencer In reply to full but not

Also, check for hidden files.

Google a utility called 'Treesize'. It will show you directory sizes.

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by peacemaker45 In reply to Check the virtual memory ...

thanks for the suggestion tree size, i found the culprit which make my HD full, something like a virus/spyware that lies on C drive. i delete it on safe mode, now normal C drive space is showing...thanks man.

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Don't thank us, you fixed it yourself.

by CharlieSpencer In reply to thanks...

If you really want to thank us, install some anti-virus / anti-spyware software. If you're running a Windows system, I suggest the free Microsoft Security Essentials, although there are many other excellent free options. Make sure your firewall is on.

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