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Question: Hard drive memory decreasing

My new SL 300s ( 2.26 GHz Core 2 Duo) hard drive memory is decreasing rapidly. I have not installed any new packages. Please help.





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Answer: Hard drive memory decreasing

Hello nmdial, please have a look at this thread to prevent decreasing disc space. Message Edited by Agotthelf on 12-03-2009 09:01 AM

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I am going out of my mind. I believe that I have a virus and would appreciate some help with this, as I have not been able to solve this issue on my own. First, I have removed several files, incl programs which I believe have been clogging my system. Despite this, there is an increase in memory and then one second later, I receive an error message stating that my memory is critically low. I now have no memory left, cannot download any anti-virus software, I let the suscription to Kapersky Anti Virus expire and then I deleted the software completely......big mistake. Is there a series of steps that I can take to manually remove what I believe is a virus. I even tried to use an online virus scanner but of course it says that I do not have enough memory to download the file. Please help me!!!
 

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I was truly hoping that someone on this site would be able to help with this issue. Please, I would really appreciate it if someone could give me some suggestions, as to how to resolve this problem.
Thank you
 

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i had around 8gb of free space in my C drive, from last two days, memory is automatically decreasing. I scanned with almost all anti virus but no threat found, yet the memory is running out of space. What should i do. I almost google, and did youtube, but all the solutions are not working.

OS - Windows 7.
 

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My drive D is a partition from my main drive. Its about 12.8GB. Recently the memory decreases rapidly whenever I moved files into it.
Eg: I moved a 10MB file into the D drive, but the memory decreases by 0.01GB.
This happens everytime when I move files. I don't really mind if the files are more than 100MB but then hey, it decreases by 0.01GB even I move a 1KB note into it!

Moreover the free space doesn't increase when I move files out of it, but when I move back the files into it, the free space decreases again!
Eg: Originally I had 2.00GB free space. I move a 100MB file from it, it remains 2.00GB; but when I move it back, the memory becomes 1.90GB!

This problem is scratching my head. Anyone had solutions?

Answer:Drive D memory decreasing rapidly

We have to learn what is causing the problem
Download windirsat and find out what is on that drive.

Download and use process explorer to try and help.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/s...rnals/bb896653

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Ok, i have checked EVERYTHING i can,I have nothing left on my computer hardly to remove!!! i have disk cleaned up, removed programmes, if anything i should have a maximum of 30gb MAX but i dont and whatever it is keeps growing as its taking up more memory gradually, not like excessively over every hour or anything but over a few days etc, itll go back to the red until i uninstall something to free like 1gb.Im not a complete amateur when it comes to computing but feel like one when it comes to vista.I have 2gb RAM, Acer Aspire 5720 with intel core 2 duo processor.I cannot figure out whats taking up the space and cannot find anything when searching or browsing manually.I can find nothing more to remove, please help.ANY suggestions will be appreciated.modify: i am just adding what it says:9.54gb free of 68.7gbso whatevers going on its HUGE!

Answer:My vista laptops drive c is decreasing in memory HELP!

Download DriveSpacio: http://drivespacio.en.softonic.com/It'll help you to find out where hard drive space is allocated.Some big "takers", not always clearly visible: restore points, page file, hibernation file...Also...Download ATF Cleaner by Atribune.Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.Under Main choose: Select AllUnselect Cookies.Click the Empty Selected button.If you use Firefox browserClick Firefox at the top and choose: Select AllNOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.Unselect Cookies.Click the Empty Selected button.If you use Opera browserClick Opera at the top and choose: Select AllNOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.Unselect Cookies.Click the Empty Selected button.Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.

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Hello,I have an Acer Aspire 5630 laptop, with Windows Vista Home Premium (Service Pack 2).Here are the rest of the specs:Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU T5500 @ 1.66 GHz 1.67 GHzMemory (RAM): 1.00 GBSystem Type: 32-bit Operating SystemI've been having problems with my C drive's free disk space. I've been having this issue for quite a while now. It fluctuates frequently, and keeps decreasing in general. For example, it was 2 GB (out of 32.5 GB) free this morning, and now it's 300 MB free). I have only some programs installed. I uninstalled anything that wasn't necessary so I could clear up some space. Also, I don't have any documents/music/pictures stored on my C drive. They're all on the D drive. I don't understand how I could possibly be using 30 GBs. I've cleared up restore points and checked the settings, which say they're only using 2.8 GB from my hard drive. I don't have the hibernation option enabled. I've also done Disk Cleanup several times, and well as Defragmenter. The most they do is clear up a few 100-150 MBs and such. I also routinely clean up temporary internet files and the recycle bin. I followed up on most of the advice given on similar posts about decreasing C drive memory (such as clearing out the Prefetch folder, etc) but they had little or no effect.I'm using Avast now, but previously I had use AVG and McAfee, and neither of them had detected any virus.I ran the TreeSize thing and I'm posting a link here to my folder-size breakdown. http://tinypic.co... Read more

Answer:Vista C Drive Memory Fluctuating/Decreasing

It is not memory fluctuating / decreasing, it is your hard disk space that is decreasing.You may do a couple of things:1) Reduce the size of System Restore even further,2) Delete IE temporary files upon exiting IE ( use internet options for this ),3) Use CCleaner to clean garbage,4) Reduce the size of page file,5) Reduce Recycle Bin capacity,6) Check if you can add more RAM to your notebook.7) Even if hibernation option is not enabled, the file may be on the C: drive taking up 1 GB of space. You must delete it.CoolGuy

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Hello,
My disk space is changing from 729 Gb to 605 or 670 then going back up to 729!

I scanned with Avira and Hitman Pro no threats!
Help!
Thanks
 

Answer:Hard drive decreasing?!

Also, if you recommend different scanners please tell me!
 

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Why would hard drive space disappear, without doing or adding anything?

Answer:Ever decreasing hard drive?

System Restore can use a lot of disk space,And do you use Norton Security mfletch

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I have decreasing hard drive space without any activity on my part. I have run the combofix.exe from this site and have the results and can post when asked to do so.

Thanks.

Tharunam

Answer:hard drive decreasing [Moved]

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.==>PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS<== unless a log is specifically requested.Are you experiencing any other issues besides decreasing space in the Hard Drive? If so, please describe as specifically as possible.Orange Blossom

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Hi,

I am facing a serious problem where my hard drive space decreases during the day, even when I'm not using the PC, to the point where the windows alert balloon appears telling me I am running out of space. I have 2+GB free on a 40GB (37.2GB formatted) drive. Once I reboot, the system recognizes the 2+GB free space on the drive and the cycle begins again. This just started recently. I used a couple of registry cleaners recently (not sure if they have anything to do with it), Pointstone System Cleaner 5.5 and Registry Clean Expert 4. I don't think the problem was evident when using Pointstone's product. I ran chkdsk and came up clean. Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:Decreasing Hard Drive Space

You need to delete files you no longer need, or move them to a different drive, or save them on cds or dvds or a second drive, either external or internal..

You need to have at least 15% free space for the drive to function properly.

2gigs on a 40gig drive is way to little. 15% would be 6gigs.

Clean your temp files, delete programs you no longer use, empty the recycle bin

The registry alone is just a drop in the bucket when it comes to reclaiming space.

If your computer is operating perfectly, except for the limited space notice, eliminate all but the last Windows System Restore Point.
Think about getting a second hdd if you do not already have one. If you do, move your data to the second drive.

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I have been looking at it and seems to decrease by 100MB every minute. Why is that? I am not downloading anything, i cleared my internet data and nothing happened.

Answer:hard drive space decreasing

Hello Vista_32bit,

You might check to see if it may be System Restore using up the space creating restore points by seeing what the MAX allowed storage size is, and what is currently being used.

System Restore - disk space

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi. I have no malware issues, but i just wanted to clear unneccessary things out of the computer.. Can you help me?

My harddrive only 7GB left.. I uninstalled many things but still cant increase the hard drive..
My DDS log

DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Mahmud65 at 20:55:32.44 on Mon 20/04/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6001.18000 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_13
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Basic 6.0.6001.1.1252.60.1033.18.2551.1595 [GMT 8:00]

AV: Kaspersky Internet Security *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)
FW: Kaspersky Internet Security *enabled*

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSR... Read more

Answer:Hard drive space decreasing

Any help? My hard drive keep decreasing

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i have been keeping a eye closely on the hard drive space now it says 26.0GB free of the 36.9GB.and in Norton it tells me that i use high CPU usage like in Google chrome. can that be it if i use more stuff like 5 internet exlorers could that make the hard drive activity light go on constantly???? does that take space of the hard drive??????????????????

Answer:why is my hard drive space decreasing

Running multiple apps will only effect you RAM. Not your hard DriveNo matter if you run IE, chrome, opera, firefox open at once. Your hard Drive will have no effect (although your CPU will cry)

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I have a strange problem happening on my hard drive. This morning I was sitting at the PC hacking away at something, and I looked up at the Rainmeter C drive used space meter on the desktop and noticed that it had gone up a GB. That was not unusual as it fluctuates with system restores some. But, as the next 20-30 minutes went by, the used space went up by 12 GB. Once it had risen 5-6 GB, I started trying to determine what was happening. I opened the program Everything to see if there were any new large files but couldn't find any new ones.

I tried two system restore points, but neither worked. The process completed for each, but a message on the restore menu said the restore didn't work because of an illegal shutdown. The only thing I can think of that could have something to do with this would be an installation and removal I performed yesterday of Bumptop, an active desktop utility that I had been wanting to get a look at for awhile. The program wouldn't work, so I removed it using Comodo Programs Manager.

The restarts seem to have stopped the ever decreasing space on the drive, but I don't know what to do. I'd like to get that 12 GB back. Any tips or advice would be better than what I've got, so thanks...

Sorry, this is in XP SP3

UPDATE/EDIT: Ran system restore in Safe Mode, and it worked fine. It had to be the longest system restore I've ever performed, but when the reboot was complete, the used space on the hard drive had gone up s... Read more

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So recently starting around on January ‎16, ‎2015, my hard drive space was starting to decrease. My computer is a Dell Inspirion One 19, and it runs a 64-bit version of Windows 7. I also got the computer around August 2010.
 
My computer had around 232 GB before the problem started, but it's now down to 200 GB as of now as seen by this image. It kept going down from then on. I used CCleaner, but it gave me back just 5 GB, and it went away after that. I tried to get rid of the problem with Avast, Malwarebytes and TDSSKiller, but they didn't help at all. I'm having a similar problem to what these guys had.  I also tried WinDirStat before, but I couldn't seem to find the problem. I can however show you some images of it on my computer if you like.
 
On January ‎11, ‎2015, I brought back my computer to college after winter break, and while on the trip, the computer fell down a bit, but I caught it with my hand before it could hit the floor of the truck, so I don't know if that damaged it or not. But it might not be that since my computer didn't suffer many symptoms you would get from a damaged hard drive.
 
So what could be the problem?

Answer:Hard Drive Space Decreasing

Hello and Welcome -
Please do not be offended, but to guide you to a similar topic, you must try and produce a few logs, and read below ........
 
The mentioned post is in Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs and not in the general Windows area, and handled by Experts.
 
 
 
Please follow the instructions in the Malware Removal and Log Section Preparation Guide starting at Step 6.
If you cannot complete a step, then skip it and continue with the next.
In Step 6 there are instructions for downloading and running DDS which will create two logs. Note: Windows 8.1 Users will not be able run   DDS and create a log     Mod Edit:  Prep Guide now modified to request FRST logs, DDS is part of the past - Hamluis.
When you have done that, Copy and Paste your logs in the Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs, NOT here, for assistance by the Malware Response Team.Start a new topic, give it a relevant title and post your log(s) along with a brief description of your problem, a summary of any anti-malware tools you have used and a summary of any steps that you have performed on your own. If you cannot produce any of the required logs or you're using Windows 8.1, then still start the new topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happened when you tried to create them. A member of the Malware Removal Team will walk you through, step by step, on how to clea... Read more

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Hi there,

My hard drive space is suddenly decreasing rapidly (30MB every few seconds), and I don't know what's causing it. It was 14 GB a couple of days ago. I've restarted my computer, and I've deleted some data, so it's just under 1 GB now (it got to a critical point earlier where it was at 96 KB).

My firewall was also oddly deactivated when I restarted my computer, but I've reactivated it now. I'm running a virus scan with AVG at the moment, but I have no idea what this could be. Could anyone help with this? Are there any well-known viruses or other nuisances that have this calling card?

Thank you.

Answer:Hard drive space decreasing rapidly

Virus scan is useful, but AVG is not so good. Use other scanners - e.g. Superantispyware and Malwarebytes. Also check your shadowstorage. Maybe a lot of restore points were created. The command is

vssadmin list shadowstorage

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I've recently noticed my hard drive C disk space keeps getting smaller and smaller even when I am not doing anything.
 
I don't know what to do.  The space keeps shrinking and shrinking.  I am down to 7.5 GB of free space.
 
I am on an Asus laptop Asus Notebook K52F/K62F Series.  Windows Home 7 Premium.
 
Someone please help me.  I don't know what to do.
 
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16660  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.45.2
Run by Derek at 4:44:19 on 2014-05-26
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.3885.1792 [GMT -4:00]
.
AV: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4.2 *Enabled/Outdated* {77DEAFED-8149-104B-25A1-21771CA47CD1}
SP: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4.2 *Enabled/Outdated* {CCBF4E09-A773-1FC5-1F11-1A056723366C}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Sandboxie\SbieSvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\FBAgent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Hotkey\ASLDRSrv.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\AT... Read more

Answer:Hard Drive Disk Space C Is Decreasing!

Hello bmetay,My name is Cody and I'll be helping you clean up your computer. I will reply as soon as possible (typically within 24 hours). In turn, I ask that you please respond within 72 hours. If you know you will be away longer than that, I just ask for notice ahead of time.Please do note any time differences between us. If I do not respond within 48 hours, feel free to send me a private message.==========================================================================Some points for you to keep in mind:We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not run any tools or take any steps other than those I will provide for you while we work on your computer together. I need to be certain about the state of your computer in order to provide appropriate and effective steps for you to take. Most often "well intentioned" (and usually panic driven!) independent efforts can make things much worse for both of us. If at any point you would prefer to take your own steps please let me know, I will not be offended. I would be happy to focus on the many others who are waiting in line for assistance.Do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Periodically update me on the condition of your computer, and provide detail in every post.In the upper right han... Read more

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Hey.. i think i'm infected with a virus, trojan..etc, My C HARD DRIVE keeps going to zero and i keep deleting files to make some space, but it still goes back to zero.. it decreases slowly by every minute!I had about like 5gb left on my C drive out of 195gb, i went to sleep, woke up and there was 0 space left, i scanned my C with avast, and it found a virus in temporary files, "C:\Users\...\AppData\Local\Temp\AutoRunPro0\Parche\replace.exe" (i think it had the same icon as avast), it said it deleted it but really didn't but i found a way to delete it, i also installed Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and found nothing.. also installed CCleaner it deleted the temporary files, and i got 2.5 space, and i deleted more stuff now i got 17gb free, its decreasing now its 16.3gb while im typing!! I have no solution till now.. please replay ASAP! :D thank you!!===========================================================I FOUND THE SOLUTION.. it was a .LOG FILE.. it was increasing every second.. it was about 38GB when i figured it out!!!it was for a program called DVB Link.. i uninstalled the program, restarted and deleted the 38GB LOG FILE!!!now nothing decreases and i got lots of space back! so it was NOT a virus, trojan..etc, just a LOG FILE!!!! :D

Answer:Space on C hard drive keeps Decreasing, virus?

Thank you for sharing your solution! I'm glad to hear things are okay now.
Since this issue is resolved, I will now close this topic.

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Hi,

I run my computer off an SSD.

But I have 2 Samsung 2TB drives for storage.

I regularly have to transfer filed from one 2TB drive to the other. Until not it has always been a fairly speedy process.

The problem I am having:

I am transferring a large file (5GBish) and for the first 5/10 seconds it transfers between 120 MB/sec - 150 MB/sec, but after that it suddenly starts slowing down, until about a minute later it's sitting at around 20 MB/sec.

I'm sure this never happened before? What is going on?

See pic for example:

Answer:Hard Drive Speed Rapidly Decreasing.

Maybe there are many files which is small enough to decrease your transfer rate .

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I have this stupid issue with my hard drive: my space is constantly decreasing ! I know it's stupid question,how can i fix problem ? It really irritates me I don't have so much programs installed, my system is clean but issue still persists.
 

Answer:[Solved] Hard drive space suddenly decreasing

Do you mean free space or overall disk size? Have checked with disk management tool?
 

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So I have recently noticed that the free space on my hard drive is rapidly decreasing. I would not be asking for help if i knew that i was downloading things taht were causing this but im not downloading anything. I recently noticed that my hard drive free space would decrease by about 1-2 Gb a day. Today I noticed that i was down to 441 Gb. I decided to defrag my comp and now it went down to 436Gb...that's 5 GB without downloading a single thing...please can someone help me to figure out what is going on? Whether or not my computer is downloading something itself, or something is duplicating itself at a rapid rate?

please can someone help me figure out what is going wrong with my computer?

Answer:My Hard drive free space is rapidly decreasing!?

Hi,
Welcome to TSF!

Vista has a default size of 15% of the drive size allocated to System restore points.
Each time one is created an additional amount of hard drive space is used up to the
15%.
I just let it create these points and use up to the 15%. If I would get low on space, I would use disk cleanup to delete all but the last point. I have never needed to as of yet.

You can reduce that size if you wish.

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Hello.
I need an urgent help please. Suddenly the empty space in my C drive decreasing without that i installed anything. It's going down every some minutes/hours and there is left only about 8 GB. before that i had about 17 GB and it's keeping going down. What's going on here? i cleaned trash files with CCleaner, scaned viruses&spywares with Eset Smart Security, Malwarebytes and i also ran in Advanced System Care and nothing helped! 
 
What's could be the broblem and how can i fix it? Is it can be a Rookit? What are the possible solutions?
Here is a report of the empty space on my C drive:
19.2
18.8
18.5
17.5
16.8
16.1
15.7
15.4
14.6
14.4
13.1
12.6
11.7
11.3
7.14
6.87
6.26
5.91
2.84
2.47
5.23
4.83
....
2.92
2.95
3.06
14.7!!
14.6
14.5
14.6
14.7
12.9 - after that i installed a little application in my computer i saw that the 
 
empty space drop to this number. It's not sure at all that the installation 
 
dropped all of the missing place all at once, however it took some little 
 
space, it's sould be very light..
13.4
12.8
13.3
13.5
13.9
12.9
11.6
11.5
11.9
11.3
11.2
11.8
11.7
8.03
7.97
8.02
7.89
7.17
7.44
7.36
7.18
6.58
6.09
4.79
3.97
3.15
3.00
3.53 - after cleanning of 5 GB with CCleaner!
10.7 - on the next day, when i checked i see suddenly that it's the empty 
 
space.
...
10.1
...
8.76
...
12.1 - after restart of my computer (usually in the end of the using i'm 
 
choosing in the Hibernate option. I use to d... Read more

Answer:volume (available) of hard drive decreasing gradually without a apparent reason

All those numbers you posted...are pretty meaningless without knowing how large the Windows partition is.
 
Please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link.
 
Louis

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I bought a new Dell about three weeks ago, which came with Vista home premium, 64bit, SP1. It has a 700 gig hard drive. I have maybe 45 gigs worth of anything on here, and it says I only have 553 free gigs. Every so often it drops a gig or so, and when I boot it up in the morning it's lost anywhere from 5-8.

I had my computer reformatted and it still isn't doing anything to fix it. Why is this happening, should I be worried, how can I fix it?

Answer:Vista displays incorrect hard drive space, keeps decreasing

Hello DKwiggin,
Found a couple of sites that can explain it better than me. This may or may not be the problem, i cant think what else it could be, especially after a re-install.

Vista Hands On #16: A smarter way to manage System Restore space | Ed Bott?s Microsoft Report | ZDNet.com

Where's All My Disk Space Going? (Vista) - Notebook Forums and Laptop Discussion

Hope this helps.
Good luck and post your results,thanks.

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Hi, I get a T400s 2808 CVG. I degrade to XP Pro SP3.The Hard-drive is Toshiba MK2529CSG. I experience Hardrive clicking (or ticking) when the hard drive is idle. Forcing the drive to be busy silences the ticking sound.On the other hand I get the issue that "Load unload cycle count" SMART attribute is  decreasing very quickly. I loose 1 point each 4 or 5 days. I also make a little test to check the correlation between the reported number of load unload cycle count and the ticking sound. Postive. Each time I hear the tick, each time the SMART attribute report one more Load/unload cycle count. Any one get the same issue?Any solution?I already see and read http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Problem_with_hard_drive_clicking Thanks and regards, Patrick

Answer:T400s Hard Drive Clicking - Load/unload cycle count SMART Attribute decreasing very quickly

any harddisk that make any unusual mechanical noises probably means the the harddisk will die soon





----------------------------T400s - 2815RW1 + Win7 Ultimate Don't pm me for help! That's what the forum is for. Also, Google's nicer than me. Ask him.

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Hey guys,
I'm having a big problem with my hard drive space. First of all it keeps decreasing for no apparent reason when i am connected to the internet even though i'm not downloading anything. And i'm not talking about mb but GB!! My first guess was a vius so i ran my antivirus (avast) and removed some issues, but the trouble continues... I installed the WinDirStas as i saw in other posts to find if i missed something. And to my surprise i discovered that my HD is occupied by ~80GB of unaccessible files! I'm not sure i am saying that correctly so see for yourselves...

Answer:Hard drive space decreasing and showing less space available

I think you should read as 8 point 8... but you do need more overhead for Windows. Look at your pagefile settings in System and maybe have a look at what Windows Indexing settings are...

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I recently started using this program and I kept on getting error messages saying I did not have any available space and before I installed the program I checked my available memory and I had about 32 gb when I went to check again I had 567 mb! Now before any of you say "That's the programs fault go to the forum for it" It is not just that one program it's any program that I use from google chrome to internet explorer to windows media player. Anyone know what could be the problem?

Answer:Memory is decreasing

Try scanning your PC with AV or with chkdsk .

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hello im connie i really need your help.well a week ago i just decided to delete things i didn't want on my computer like mircosoft etc... because my sister has a computer with that stuff on it. well back to the point. the last few days pop ups from the bottom of the screen keepsaying virtual memory is low etc... and say if i want to save more than a few things it say's not enough memory than the computer automacilly remotes (things that are not needed) and the memory is back but not to 200mb which is bad apparently. so what can i do? i don't need more memory because ayear ago when i had thousands and thousands of pictures, music etc...my computer was fine. i'm thinking i signed up for a movie thing and ever since than i keep getting spam coming up like win this or dating agency and so on. is that the problem or if not how do i get rid of that too! please help! thanks from Conniethanks again!too much pressure for a 15 year old doing coursework!

Answer:memory decreasing for no reason... HELP! :(

Hi connie,lets take your problem a bit at a time.First we will need to find out what is hogging your memory.can you have a look here.click hereand do what it says and post back.

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Hello, well y was on my computer yesterday and i noticed my computer's memory is decreasing for no given reason, i checked it again today and noticed it decreased again. I'm really worry and what is happening i'm not sure if it's a virus that i have on my computer. I checked with my Antivirus program (Bitdefender 2012) and it said no viruses.I haven't download to many program, and i stop download programs 2 weeks ago, so im not sure what it might be. Well i'm hoping you guys can solve my doubt. Thanks

Toshiba Satellite A665-S6050
Windows 7 Home Premium x64 bit

Answer:Memory Decreasing Rapidly

Can you give a little more detail? Memory refers to RAM, though I suspect you are actually talking about hard drive space. I'd like to be sure before giving a bunch of advice which may be going down the wrong path altogether.

Whether it's the hard drive or actually the RAM, a screenshot of what you're seeing on your end would help, too.

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My thinkpad T500 has 3 GB memory installed and it has window 7 ultimate operating system,. When I start up the computer, it shows 1GB free memory and 200MB of standby memory. However, even the computer is sitting idle, the free memory decrease with time. The only software I have is MS office and McAfee. After 15 minutes, the free memory reduces to 200mb while the standby memory increases to 1GB. I took my thinkpad to the official dealer to have it check out. They find no problems. I scan for spyware etc and find none. I wonder whether there is anything wrong with my thinkpad.

Thanks

Answer:Free memory decreasing with time

  
Quote: Originally Posted by skywalker


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My thinkpad T500 has 3 GB memory installed and it has window 7 ultimate operating system,. When I start up the computer, it shows 1GB free memory and 200MB of standby memory. However, even the computer is sitting idle, the free memory decrease with time. The only software I have is MS office and McAfee. After 15 minutes, the free memory reduces to 200mb while the standby memory increases to 1GB. I took my thinkpad to the official dealer to have it check out. They find no problems. I scan for spyware etc and find none. I wonder whether there is anything wrong with my thinkpad.

Thanks


I suspect you are talking about free memory and available memory. win 7 caches memory differently it puts most of the free memory into cache waiting for an app to request it. That speeds up load times and it is correct.

ken

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Ok, first time ever using vuze after being a long time utorrent user (although great program it looks to have fallen into the wrong hands or should I stay with utorrent?).

1st question: how do I set quit when seed is at certain ratio (I usually seed till 2.00 and will set for longer if needed)

2nd question: How low of a memory footprint can I go, I've swicthed to classic UI and gotten it down to around 97mb from 156mb but still, can it go lower?

Thanks!
 

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Ok, this is really confusing me:

I'm not one who's necessarily a genius with computers, however, I have a feeling that something is seriously wrong with my computer.

I just got my home PC reformatted because it was absolutely disgusting to use before. My RAM magically went from 256 MB to 96 MB which made absolutely no sense to me, so I sent it in to get it fixed and to get more RAM added.
Anyway.
They put Windows 2000 on my computer, which I don't really care about, however, I have had my computer back for nearly 2 hours, I've started it up and began using my regular programs, however, it all of a sudden began to slow down.
I don't mean slow down as in occasionally lagging, I mean that it SLOWED DOWN. I restarted it, over and over, and every time, it would reboot more slowly. I waited about 20 minutes for my desktop to load, and finally decided to see if anything in the task manager was wierd. I looked in the Performance tab, and noticed that my CPU Usage was at 100%, yet I wasn't doing anything. The PF usage (Windows XP) or MEM usage (Windows 2000) was at about 23000 MB+ and that my Physical Memory was rapidly decreasing.

Where it shows your total amount of Physical Memory, it said I had 130528 K, which isn't a lot. Anyway, that's not the point.
My available memory started at about 40000, and in all of .. oh, 10 minutes, it was practically at zero.

At the current moment, my Memory Usage is at 131528 K, my CPU usage is at 0%, and... Read more

Answer:Home PC's available Physical Memory rapidly decreasing

You have spyware/malware of some kind on the computer. I'll move this to the security forum where you'll get more help that I can give you.
 

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Howdy do My name is Jonas I downloaded a virus that constantly decreases my memory I think it's a log file not sure though, ivehad to delete a ton ofstuff to keep memory safe I downloaded tdss killer ran it deleted 2 things still no increase in mem

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Have got a laptop with windows XP which has been acting rather strange lately. Since last night the free memory space has been rapidly decreasing. I've been trying to read up about similar problems on this site and i find the tips quite helpful. Am trying to follow the step-wise solution provided by khazars.

Running an avast scan on boot showed two worms - Brontok-AA and AutoIt-CH. Both of them were deleted. Here is the HJT log file after re-booting.

Looking forward to advice on this issue. If this problem has been solved before, wd be glad to go through the links.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:13:21 PM, on 10/10/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16608)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Memeo\AutoBackup\MemeoService.exe
C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\IBM\IBM Rapid Restore Ultra\rrpcsb.exe
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Answer:Help reqd: Decreasing free memory space

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Hi,

Anyways, a few days ago I experienced a blue screen (the reason I'm only posting now is because I originally posted at Tom's Hardware--because I didn't know about these forums--and received no answers). It indicated that the problem was Error 25--volsnap.sys--the text of the error in Event Viewer is as follows:
The shadow copies of volume C: were deleted because the shadow copy storage could not grow in time. Consider reducing the IO load on the system or choose a shadow copy storage volume that is not being shadow copied.

My computer is a Lenovo X1 Carbon running Windows 7 Home Premium.

I actually experienced this about a month ago and relocated the backup to an external drive--assuming this is what shadow copies are. Apparently that isn't the case.

Anyways, since undergoing this blue screen, I've run the following checks/scans on all volumes:
-chkdsk (both /f and /r)
-fsutil dirty query
-hard drive scan through wmic (and the built in Lenovo function for checking hard drive health, as well as other components)
-avast! antivirus
-Malwarebytes

All of these have come up clean.

I also tried to run vssadmin shadow storage to check that status out and possibly relocate the diff area--however even when I tried to run the function as an administrator it was blocked by group policy and I have no idea how to change that or if it would even help. Anyways, that's what the Microsoft service thing told me to do when I checked the Event Log Online Help li... Read more

Answer:BSOD volsnap.sys error and steadily decreasing memory

Hello and welcome to Sevenforums!

Do you need Shadow copying?

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Hi , I have a Compaq and Vista OS.Hard disk space in c: drive is decreasing day by day. How do I fix this problem??I have 137 GB hard disk ,now it shows 99 GB .I dont have any s/w s installed except yahoo messenger. Please help me with this problem.tj29

Answer:Hard disk space decreasing day by day

Do you have system restore enabled ? The restore points can take up a lot of space.

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I have a fairly small IDE HDD (40GB) and was running with it nearly full to capacity, hence I deleted a lot of junk. However my free disk space does not seem to represent this. My swapfile is fixed and yet when, for example, I delete a 1.5GB folder I don't get an increase in disk space representative of that deletion. I defrag regularly and use Tuneup Utils 2004 do correct errors and yet still no dice! Does anyone know of any utils etc that can help me find all this disk space?? I'm running XP Pro and the recycle bin has been acting strange to say the least, not emptying correctly and so on. Any ideas!?!

Answer:Ever decreasing hard disk space...

try this click here

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Hello,

Fours days ago i installed a game on my pc (Harry Potter and the deathly hallows 2)
and after ending it i uninstalled it and that's when the problem started. I kept seeing this even after uninstall....

I have to to uninstall again and again but i just get this.
The main problem is that after every restart my hard drive space keeps decreasing, i was down to 36mb left 3 hours ago and had to delete 30GB of my junk and now i'm down to

Please how can i resolve this...?

Answer:Hard disk space rapidly decreasing

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Bezee


Hello,

Fours days ago i installed a game on my pc (Harry Potter and the deathly hallows 2)
and after ending it i uninstalled it and that's when the problem started. I kept seeing this even after uninstall....Attachment 210716

I have to to uninstall again and again but i just get this.
Attachment 210717

The main problem is that after every restart my hard drive space keeps decreasing, i was down to 36mb left 3 hours ago and had to delete 30GB of my junk and now i'm down to Attachment 210718

Please how can i resolve this...?


Try downloading the program again and installing it. Then use the "Repair" function in "Add/Remove" programs if available. Afterwards try to remove the program again.

If the above doesn't work try downloading and installing Revo Uninstaller then use it to attempt removal. Revo is free and can be downloaded from;

Download Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Free and Full Download - Uninstall software, remove programs, solve uninstall problems

Scroll to the bottom of the page and choose the download link on the left side column for the free version. See screen shot below;

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After installing Bluestacks I realize I didn't have enough space to and had 0 gigs in my C drive, a few minutes later I deleted Bluestacks and a few other things to free some space... now all the sudden my Hard Drive keeps increasing and decreasing based on what I do... If I watch a lot of videos or have multiple windows open it will go to 7.20GB's and keep decreasing... If I close all that stuff it will go to 8.10GB's. Please help!

Answer:C: Drive Increasing and Decreasing!

I really not understanding what your post means.
Could you complete this tutorial by Golden so we can see your C and other drives.

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

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Hi,
i use windows 7 ultimate.
lately ive been noticing that my c drive free disk space keeps decreasing after every few minutes. and sometimes it increases too.
i first thought that it may be due to downloads so i deleted some unnecessary files but it keeps decreasing.
please help!!!!!!!!!

Answer:Windows c drive keeps decreasing

Hello, this is usually a malware. I moved this to the Am I Infected forum.Next run MBAM (MalwareBytes):Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.Download Link 1Download Link 2MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Guide.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives... Read more

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i seriously cannot understand why the c drive space keeps on decreasing
i have a windows 7 64 bit installed on my laptop and the only major software package installed on it is the adobe cs5 master collection

i use ccleaner and disk clean up regularly and also clean the adobe cache files

but still the space is decreasing just a few weeks back the disk had 77 GB of free space and now its down to 70 -my surfing is a lot and i use any video converter and youtube downloader as well due to my multimedia studies

i cannot understand why is the space decreasing so despite maintenance can anyone help me please

Answer:C Drive Space keeps decreasing

Download and use windrstat. I guess that it is restore points and shadow points.
http://windirstat.info/

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Hi. Not so sure this is the right place for this. If it's wrong, I apologize, and hope someone will be so kind as to direct me to the right forum or help me anyway.

I've been burning DVDs and deleting files off my computer, but instead of increasing the hard disk space, the free space report when I go to My Computer and click on C: keeps decreasing. Is there a way to refresh it and check what's going on? I've been installing some apps, yes, but none so large as to take something like 7 GB of space all at once.

Thanks so much!
 

Answer:Hard disk space keeps decreasing on record even if I'm deleting files

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Hello. Good day! Can you help me too in my problem.
My laptop is Dell Inspiron Win7 Home Basic 64Bit.
Intel core i3
320 GB
2.00 Gb Ram
Partition is:
(C- 20GB
(D- 250 GB
AV: McAfee

My OS (C is decreasing every second. I dont install any games or software except MSOffice,Mozilla and CCleaner.
I swear I disk clean up, defrag at use CCleaner just to free some disk space in my laptop but it still decreasing. Please help me(

Answer:Free space on C drive keeps decreasing?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ACA1114


Hello. Good day! Can you help me too in my problem.
My laptop is Dell Inspiron Win7 Home Basic 64Bit.
Intel core i3
320 GB
2.00 Gb Ram
Partition is:
(C- 20GB
(D- 250 GB
AV: McAfee

My OS (C is decreasing every second. I dont install any games or software except MSOffice,Mozilla and CCleaner.
I swear I disk clean up, defrag at use CCleaner just to free some disk space in my laptop but it still decreasing. Please help me(


are you sure your C drive is only 20gb??, this is way too small for win7, at the very least it needs 15 GB just to install, then you need the page file which on my sys is 15gb, 10% of your drive should be free for basic running.

I have just changed my 64 gb SSD to 180 GB just to stop my OS complaining every so often lol

My SSD takes up 58GB, thats with Hibernate switched off , and all programes installed to my d: drive.

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Hi, i'm new to this site, and i have some problems with my computer.
Recently, i noticed that my Drive C have no space left.I tried deleting something, and after a while, the disk became full again.
It's gradually increasing.I found this "Rar.exe" running on my task manager. It kept running even if i end it's process tree.
And i found something with my antivirus. It seems that i can't run my Kaspersky antivirus because it's avp.exe value is "forbidden key" on the registry( i don't really know what i'm talking about =\).My other antivirus suggest to delete it, but it couldn't do it for some reason.

Help?

Answer:Virus is decreasing my Drive C space

Hello, do you have 2 AV's active at the same time? If so,one has to be shut down as it is conflicting with the other.Next run MBAM (MalwareBytes):Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.Download Link 1Download Link 2MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Guide.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to ... Read more

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My OS is windows 7 32bit. What I have done to prevent decreasing is:
1. disable system restore on all drives.
2. turn off hybernation
3. move pagefile to other drives.
The problem is it is still decreasing, though in a lower rate.
Any suggestions?
Thanks.

Answer:Free space on C drive keeps decreasing?

welcome to the forum.

Maybe gie us more detail on how much space you have and how much it takes.

use ccleaner every once a while. defrag every once a while. Actually I only use Defraggler to see how much space is taken. Not sure if that Windows thing tells me what it wants me to see, or everything.

My C-drive uses 54-62 GB. I assume all fluctuation is windows related since I installed all applications a long time ago. As long as it goes down every once a while, I wouldn't worry. Sometimes you don't see the decrease before rebooting. AV software and other software also uses some temporary space. should check those settings to not accumulate too many log files.

Edit: when you deinstall software, make sure it deleted all the files. Some software just has incomplete deinstallation routines that leave data on the disk, like user data etc.

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i am using vista home premium

my C: drive disk space is decreasing even though i never install anything

why is that so?

Answer:C: drive disk space decreasing?

Welcome
More than even odds that its shadow copies
To find out for sure download windirstat and see everything that is on your hard drive.
http://www.mydigitallife.info/how-to...pace-in-vista/
http://windirstat.info/

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the space on my C drive keeps decreasing,

i was doing my regular work and i recieved a message saying the space in my c drive is low.. i usually used to have around 13GB of free space..but it turned to just 1GB in a while.. it comes back to 13GB or 12 GB after i restart my computer but again goes back to very low..it even reaches to some kb...

i have tried defragmenting, registry cleaning, deleting system restore... but it didn't helped i am using win 7 63x

Answer:HELP! free space on C drive keeps decreasing!

Just had a similar thread
System drive content getting larger

Hopes it helps someone.

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Today, my free space for C drive was 49gb out of 70gb. But after loading some videos in youtube, the free space decreases to 47.9gb!! I have CCleaners and I do delete some of the system restores. Please help me cause I'm trying to save my computer space. I'm so desperate until I create my own system restore and delete them, but the space still remains at 47.9gb.

Answer:Decreasing of free space in C drive

@ michellewjy did you check user profile in C drive because by default most of download is saved automatically in user profile...
here the path to check that: C:\Users\select your profile name\downloads
you can also try: Start Menu\your profile name\downloads

Also check the number of restore points you have & the total size being occupied by them on your C drive...
you check by:Start Menu\type "create restore point"\under "system protection"\click "configure"\under "disk space usage" check the total usage..

Lets know if this resolve the issue, if not then we will check further....

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i am using vista home premium

my C: drive disk space is decreasing even though i never install anything

why is that so?
 

Answer:C: drive disk space decreasing?

Well "Restore Points" are being made, temp files are being saved to the drive as you visit different web pages and even the music you visit are being saved to the temp area. And we can go with a longer list if you like.

So how much disk space are you losing in what time frame?
 

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a common problem, but i could not find any virus that causes it for this one, any ideas? i used windirstat and the the screenshot is here, pls help, thank u

attached are the suspected regions that might causes the problem
if u guys need any other regions, reply and i will screen shot it

Answer:Slowly but surely decreasing C drive space

1. Check "winsxs" folder inside your "Windows" folder. That keeps on growing in size as you install/update Windows components cuz it stores backups and other important things in there. You can check here though. You can also use TuneUp Utilities to clean up your C a bit. Please don't. It helps you remove update backups.

2. Also, many apps and Windows itself stores temporary files on C: itself. Temp folders can be manually cleaned by typing "%temp%" into Run box and deleting everything you find in that folder.

3. System restore points are also primarily stored in C. They do take a considerable amount of space.

4. Another space eater is you Appdata folder located at C:\Users\<username>\ (system hidden). Applications use this place to store their temp files in specific folders. For example, Chrome stores ALL its data here in the Local folder, which can grow upto a gig.

5. All browsers store their cache and other data on C by default.

And BTW, what is that "installer" folder doing in there? That must be deleted if it's not your stuff.

These are probably the reasons why you see space on C vanishing day by day.

Hope that helped.

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Hi, my C drive storage space is not consistent. It keeps on decreasing, and sometimes increasing each time i shutdown & turn on my laptop.
Yesterday the space in my C drive was 11gb, but then after i restarted my laptop, it decreased to 3 gb.
Sometimes it even went until 0kb or few mb.
Please help
 

Answer:C drive storage Space decreasing automatically

First try to create a new system restore point & then delete old restore points using windows in-built clean manager.
Keep only ONE real time protection module turned ON for max stability & max performance.
My recommendation would be uninstall mcafee,adaware,spybot using AV removal tools such as APP Remover by OPSWAT.
MSE & Malwarebytes Anti-Malware(free version) does a pretty good job of protecting your PC IMO.
 

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Okay. At first i saw this brochure for my laptop saying the HDD was 320GB, when i bought it why the max space is only 286gb?? I tried to calculate every way i could but still couldn't get to 320gb.2nd problem, why is the hdd disk available space keep decreasing for no good reason? its a new laptop so i've not download much things except for msn, itunes and such. it was like 247gb available space i saw few days back but now it is 244gb..and i've looked around and i couldn't find a reason to solve it...can anyone provide workable solutions for the above problems? pls and thanks.Btw, the C drive's file system is NTFS and i'm using wins vista

Answer:Why my C drive space keep decreasing for no good reason?

Chart courtesy of Western Digital.Music files will eat up space rather quickly as will videos.

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As the title says, the drive space of my hard drive has decreased dramatically for no reason.A few days ago, I had 22GB free, and when I just checked it again, I had 17GB free. I haven't installed anything, and I am just running a complete system scan via AVG.Any ideas why this has happened?

Answer:Help, Drive space decreasing rapidly for no reason

Which OS are you using, ME or XP, it could be system restore taking up this space, but the default is usually 10% has this been altered ?

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Hello, I recently bought the HP Stream 11 and for some reason every time i use it the space on my C-Drive  free space keeps on decreasing and since it is the stream model i only have 21GB of space. i tried: Disk Cleanup, emptying the recycle bin and arranging the restore setting, however its still decreasing. i lost about 4 GB in a matter of 3 days and the programs i downloaded are not as large as the space lost. Please Help Thanks

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Yesterday after updating avast to the latest version 2015.10.0.2206,a program named ccdpatch.exe was detected as rootkit.I uploaded the file to virus total and it came up with only 1 detection from "The Hacker".So I released it from quarantine.Moreover the latest update was causing some system lag,so I had to uninstall avast,and I installed MSE.The computer performance and responsiveness became much better.But from yesterday I am witnessing continual decrease of free space in my windows C:/ drive(total size of C:/ drive 97.5 GB).The free space was around 72 GB,but now it has come down to 56.7 GB.There is not slow down or pop ups as it is commonly witnessed in malware infection.But the free space is going down.I ran full scan with MSE it was clean.I then ran a scan with MBAM free,Hitman pro and herdprotect.All came up with clean results.But the problem is persisting.I have calculated the size of all folders in C:/ drive and it was around 23 GB.Now I don't get any clue that how this 17.8 GB is utilized.I have not installed any other software other than MSE.Please advise me what I am to do now?
My system specifications are-
CPU-intel core i3 2nd gen
R.A.M-2 G.B.
HDD-500 G.B.
OS-Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
graphics card-1G.B. intel
Resident av-Microsoft Security Essentials
On Demand scanner-MBAM Free,Hitman pro,Herdprotect
Thank you.

Answer:windows c:/ drive free space gradually decreasing.Not sure what is going on.

Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scroll down.Double-click mbam-se... Read more

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First, sorry if I'm a little slow with some of this as I'm moderate with my computer knowledge.

Earlier today I had 517 gb of memory available in the C drive. I restarted my computer earlier today and once it restarted I saw I was down to 1.84 gb. I ran crap cleaner already and did a quick scan with malwarebytes but no answers.

I also noticed a new file listed named c:\END. When you open this with notepad it says "conduitok"

There also seems to be ads and a new toolbar listed in IE. Any ideas how to find out what the heck is going on here?

Thanks!

Answer:Hard Drive Memory disappearing and c:\END appearing in c drive

jffl29,

welcome to the forums. The c:\End you can right click and delete. I would run Malwarebytes (free edition) and adwcleaner.

Also look here

Remove toolbars in IE

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now im a computer tec and i know that memory cards and hdd are sold as "base 10" like 1gb=1000mb to them instead of 1024mb but im revisiting this question because i was looking into this for some time now and there are some people claiming thats its possible to use more then actual memory on these devices. now i saw a thread a while back, cant find it now though but these people say that its possible with some mods to get more memory out of your device. now from what i remember this apparently does not go without risk. They say if you push it too far you could damage your Drive/ card.
I believe this is possible because on Compact Disk and dvd's some drives have a "overburn" feature. This overburn has a ability to burn a little past the standard limit at your own risk. one more thisn i remember is that this was mainly done in the linux OS. anyone know anything on the subject?

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now im a computer tec and i know that memory cards and hdd are sold as "base 10" like 1gb=1000mb to them instead of 1024mb but im revisiting this question because i was looking into this for some time now and there are some people claiming thats its possible to use more then actual memory on these devices. now i saw a thread a while back, cant find it now though but these people say that its possible with some mods to get more memory out of your device. now from what i remember this apparently does not go without risk. They say if you push it too far you could damage your Drive/ card.
I believe this is possible because on Compact Disk and dvd's some drives have a "overburn" feature. This overburn has a ability to burn a little past the standard limit at your own risk. one more thisn i remember is that this was mainly done in the linux OS. anyone know anything on the subject?

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now im a computer tec and i know that memory cards and hdd are sold as "base 10" like 1gb=1000mb to them instead of 1024mb but im revisiting this question because i was looking into this for some time now and there are some people claiming thats its possible to use more then actual memory on these devices. now i saw a thread a while back, cant find it now though but these people say that its possible with some mods to get more memory out of your device. now from what i remember this apparently does not go without risk. They say if you push it too far you could damage your Drive/ card.
I believe this is possible because on Compact Disk and dvd's some drives have a "overburn" feature. This overburn has a ability to burn a little past the standard limit at your own risk. one more thisn i remember is that this was mainly done in the linux OS. anyone know anything on the subject?

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Hi to all! I just upgraded to Windows 10 just 3 days ago. Everything was smooth until I noticed a drive named "F". However, there are no usb or external hdd that are being used by my laptop. The drive F could not be right-clicked in order to see and an error message appears when I click on it. Another problem is my hdd space is mysteriously decreasing, from 463gb yesterday to 459gb today. How can I solve this? Thanks.

Answer:Drive F with question mark and disk space mysteriously decreasing

Hi, welcome to the mysterious and sometimes confusing world of Win 10.

F: - suggest you post a screenshot of Disk Management
(Windows key + R, type
diskmgmt.msc)
- maybe something odd related to your media card slot?

As regards your disk space, first make sure your data is separate from your OS - on a separate partition or disk. I would imagine you have quite a lot of personal data on C: looking at the size of it.

Second, having just installed Win 10, you will receive updates. However, the number of updates after each major build is quite limited, as many updates are cumulative, so not 100s as in Win 7. So you might see some change initially. Some drivers may be delivered later - so for example, you might find your graphics driver takes space.
(Apps (the universal apps) are also regularly updated according to a scheduled task but should not result in loss of space).

Clearly that should all stabilise quite quickly, and you should not see a progressive reduction in space.

Suggest you check to see what is newer on your drive if yuo want to try to find out what's happening.
E.g. install Everything by void tools, free, let it index (quick) and search for (say) files > 10Mb and newer than your installation date.

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Hi to all! I just upgraded to Windows 10 just 3 days ago. Everything was smooth until I noticed a drive named "F". However, there are no usb or external hdd that are being used by my laptop. The drive F could not be right-clicked in order to see and an error message appears when I click on it. Another problem is my hdd space is mysteriously decreasing, from 463gb yesterday to 459gb today. How can I solve this? Thanks.

Answer:Drive F with question mark and disk space mysteriously decreasing

Hi, welcome to the mysterious and sometimes confusing world of Win 10.

F: - suggest you post a screenshot of Disk Management
(Windows key + R, type
diskmgmt.msc)
- maybe something odd related to your media card slot?

As regards your disk space, first make sure your data is separate from your OS - on a separate partition or disk. I would imagine you have quite a lot of personal data on C: looking at the size of it.

Second, having just installed Win 10, you will receive updates. However, the number of updates after each major build is quite limited, as many updates are cumulative, so not 100s as in Win 7. So you might see some change initially. Some drivers may be delivered later - so for example, you might find your graphics driver takes space.
(Apps (the universal apps) are also regularly updated according to a scheduled task but should not result in loss of space).

Clearly that should all stabilise quite quickly, and you should not see a progressive reduction in space.

Suggest you check to see what is newer on your drive if yuo want to try to find out what's happening.
E.g. install Everything by void tools, free, let it index (quick) and search for (say) files > 10Mb and newer than your installation date.

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Hey,
My pc has been very sluggish for quite some time now; it gets slower and slower the longer it is left running and my suspicion of a virus/malware infection was confirmed when the Panda ActiveScan picked up a bunch of threats.
Right now, there are 7 svchost.exe files running in my task manager: 4 are SYSTEM, 2 are NETWORK SERVICE, and 1 is LOCAL SERVICE. I don't know if that is a big deal or not but it seems odd that there are always at least 5 - 6 svchost.exe files running.
Also, my disk space has been decreasing recently; I have not downloaded/installed anything recently (besides the 5 step requirements for this post). I had 2.07 gigs free in my C drive today morning; there are 1.92gigs left now in the same drive. I currently have Kaspersky Anti-virus 7.0 and Sunbelt CounterSpy installed on my pc.

I have attached the ActiveScan file exported from the Panda ActiveScan. The HijackThis file is as follows:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:39:59 PM, on 4/9/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop... Read more

Answer:Sluggish Cpu; Multiple SVCHOST files; Decreasing Free Space on C drive

Bump .

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On startup, my daughter's Dell Inspiron 1150 (OS Windows XP) displays a screen with the following:

"Memory write/read failure at 1118A000, read 640618F7 expecting 18F718F7
Decreasing available memory
Strike the F1 key to continue, F2 to run the setup utility"

It will start upon striking F1.
She moved all music & photo files to an external hard drive, we ran a spyware cleanup, removed all temporary & cookie files and ran a registry repair utility. I defragmented the C-drive. She's still having the same problem.
System Information shows Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB, Available Physical Memory 63.31 MB, Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB, Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB, Page File Space 1,017.73 MB. (all these numbers are Greek to me)
Any suggestions?
 

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I've been facing a peculiar problem on my laptop but haven't been able to figure whether it is a spyware/ malware infection. Around 2 weeks ago, i noticed that the free space in my comp would continuously keep decreasing. In some cases it would "lose" around 20 MB every 1 hour. It was so bad that on one day it fell to zero MB free space. Now i've run as many anti-virus scans as possible and have been attempting to fix this issue, but to no result. I've undertaken scans from Avast, Avira, Spybot, Adaware, NOD 32, Trojan Hunter and finally MBAM. None of the earlier scans detected any virus on the system except for MBAM which indicated a hijack.system.hidden infected file. Now i'd like to know if this problem has been encountered by anyone here before and if so, is this a malware problem? If not, how do i rectify it? Thanks in advance.

Answer:"Memory space keeps decreasing".... Is this a virus?

What Operating System?Do you currently have more than one antivirus program installed?What is the total hard drive space and free space?After answering those, try this:Download and InstallCCleaner.(Without Yahoo Toolbar: http://www.ccleaner.com/download/builds/downloading-slim)When it is installed, run it and make sure the following checkboxes are checked.Internet Explorer --> Temporary FilesInternet Explorer --> Cookies (optional)Mozilla Firefox --> Internet CacheMozilla Firefox --> Cookies (optional)System --> Temporary FilesSystem --> Empty Recycling Bin (optional but recommended if low on disk space)You can check whatever else you want but you should know that whatever you check will be unrecoverable.When you are done, Run the Cleaner.Another tip on freeing space is to remove old programs you don't use or don't work(like trial versions) Go to Start --> Control Panel(Start --> RUN --> Control and press Enter)Make sure you are in Classic View, not Category View.Look for Add and Remove Programs.(snippet from here: http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,62253.0.html)

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I have attached  hijackthis log file, my email ID is '[email protected]'....pls help
 
 

Answer:system drive shows decreasing free space randomly in each 'refresh' in explorer

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I would like to install a new motherboard, CPU and memory in my current computer using my current hard drives and current Windows XP.

My question is, can I install the above items in my current case and just hook up my current hard drives and have my current configuration of Windows XP boot? Or will Windows XP not allow a boot up?

OR, if is install the MB, CPU and memory, will I have to reinstall XP?

Thanks for advice,
GM
 

Answer:New MB, CPU, Memory and Old Hard drive

I believe that if you were just changing your cpu and ram, you would be OK to keep you're current copy of windows, however I have always had to do a new windows install when I have got a new mobo.
 

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I'm just wondering why my hard drive memory increased from installing a game (Fate)?
It went from 44 gb to 44.4 gb, is there a reason to this?
 

Answer:my hard drive memory went up

Which one went up, the free space or the used space?
 

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Hey, this is my first post so please bear with me.......
My hard drive memory is really low. I regularly clear my temp files which improves matters a little but not conclusively. I really cant understand why it is so low as i use an alternative drive for storing all large files such as music and photos, and do not play games so have no large programs installed. its showing 9% free but it should be over 50% i think.
I would be very grateful for some help here. Many thanks

Answer:low hard drive memory

Welcome
Three things to do to find the cause
Update your anti virus, then run a full scan
Download, update and make a full scan with malwarebytes

If Negative

Take memtest
Guide to using Memtest86+ - Geeks to Go Forums

If memory is ok test with clean boot
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...n-startup.html
same for Vista

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Question: hard drive memory

my problem is my pc needed a reinstall.it had two partions c drive/data d a total of 224gigs 112 on each partion.i took it to my brothers as i was installing more ram this he did as well as reinstalling op system.it now only has 127 gigs on c drive i not know whats gone wrong.is there a way to restore lost memory.

Answer:hard drive memory

Is your copy of XP(if its XP) pre service pack?.The original XP could only see HDD up to 127GB.Also did you delete both partitions before installing a new copy of XP.

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Hello, recently my computers hard drive memory has been almost completely filled up. I recently re installed windows so i had practically nothing on my computer. I had about 3 video games and about 100 pictures on my computer. I have a 250gb hard drive on windows vista sp2. For some reason it says around 245gb of memory is taken but the games and pictures come nowhere near that amount of memory. Any clues as to what may be the problem?
 

Answer:Hard drive memory gone

A reinstall can and will often leave the "old Windows" on the HDD taking up space. Unless you did a thorough cleaning (wipe and reformat) of the HDD I will assume this is the case. Have a look at the C: drive and see if there are "Old Windwos" folders.
 

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Hi all, ive got an old thinkpad x22 2662-59d model, and want to see about upgrading it. what memory and hard drive can i get? i was looking on a site called zoombits at their memory, but they haven't got anything for my model that i can see. thanks all!





thinkpad x22 2622 95g

Answer:what hard drive and memory?

Hi darthballs,It supports PC-133 SDRAM (maximum of 640Mb) memory and  2.5" (9.5mm) IDE / ATA / PATA drive up to whatever the maximum size is available in market.Hope it helps.





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I have a question, not sure if it's possible... I have 2 HD, 160 and 40gigs... i hardly use the 40... no i have 512mb ram, is it possible to convert some of that 40gigs and kinda make more ram from that then go out and buy more ram?

Answer:hard drive and memory

you can increase the Paging File
right click My Computer
-> properties
-> advanced
-> settings (performance)
-> advanced
-> change (Vitual Memory)

paging file is a file on the hard drive used as RAM.
the advantage is the ability to increase virtual memory
the disadvantage is the speed of the hard drive. it is much slower than normal RAM.
for that reason, I disable paging file on my system completely. but I have 1GB RAM, and I wouldn't recommend disabling it if you have any less than about 768MB RAM, unless you really do not run enough programs to take much RAM

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Question: Hard drive\memory

I am running windows xp on a hp pavillion desk top
A friend is sending me another hard drive and some more memory.
Can I connect two hard drives or should I just keep the other as a spare.
Is memory the same as ram( a stick that I can just put into the slot)
I am not new at computers but I am not knowledgeable about this
 

Answer:Hard drive\memory

You can connect the hard disk together and you find a standard cable has a spare plug too. There is a small jumper to connect two pins together for you to select

(1) Master
(2) Slave
(3) Cable select

Some manufacturer has another setting for a master working alone. There should be small diagrams on the disk showing the three positions of the jumper.

Best way is put both hard drives on cable select. The one goes to the end plug is alway the master and the one to the middle plug is automatically a slave. With one drive only alway plug to the end of cable.

Ram is a solid state memory (no moving part) while hard disk is like a record player with moving parts. Both give storage but the latter is for large volume of data that does not disappear when you switch off the machine.
 

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Question: Hard drive memory

Properties show free space 20% on 180 GB drive.   When I check the program files and my documents and C drive, the total is only half of what is shown as being used.   What is going on that the pie chart shows most of the drive being used and not free?  

Answer:Hard drive memory

check your rescue and recovery backup files, it is probably used by the backups of your systems. start -> program -> thinkvantage -> rescue and recovery. Delete those that you don't need.

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I partition & formatted my hard drive, when I check to see memory on my computer icon, most of the memory is gone, how do I retrieve the memory back?
 

Answer:memory gone from hard drive

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Well I got all my info backed up finally thanks to you guys here, and now I have a new hard drive to install. At the store I also bought my self a new stick of memory. And my question is should I install the mem or the hd first, the same time or does it matter?

Thanks!!

Jessica
Win 98 2nd
600 Mhz Proc
192 ramm
 

Answer:Hard Drive VS Memory

I see no problem with doing them both at the same time

 

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i hate to sound like a noob but well umm i am still learning .
i have alot of games but only so much space on my hard drive i also do movies and music what i am wondering do they all have to go on your hard drive?can you dl games to your memory?
i guess what i am saying is i need more room on my hard drive how can i get that without haveing to buy a new one or constantly dl and uninstalling games so that i can play another or store music and movies without useing all my harddrive space?will they function from a different location?how does that work?
point and i will read just need to know where and what to read so this dummy can get better performace out of what his cheap arse has
ty in advance for the info!

example: i do guild wars online it is a big program if i dl alil music and another game (call of duty 2) and then see a movie i might want to duplicate : i have to unistall something to make room for back up?

it is a real pain in my rear and i really want to figure out what i am doing wrong?
 

Answer:hard drive or memory?

the best bet would be to get another hard drive whether internal or external. Otherwise you could burn music to cd's so they dont clutter up the hard drive. you could also clean up the hard drive and get rid of old stuff you dont want or need and defrag it. you cant install stuff into ram, ram is what your system uses to operate . hope that helps
 

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HI, COULD SOMEONE EXPLAIN WHAT IS ADDED TO THE HARD DRIVE AND WHAT IS PUT ON TO THE MEMORY WHEN USING THE PC ALTHOUGH I HAVE A 200GB HARD DRIVE I THINK THAT THE 512MB MEMORY IS OVER HALF OCCUPIED,!! ALREADY I FEEL THAT I NEED TO UPGRADE THE MEMORY BUT THE HARD DRIVE STILL HAS AMPLE ROOM ALMOST THREE QUARTERS LEFT asrobs.

Answer:pc memory/hard drive

The hard drive stores files such as image files word documents etc and u can instal programs on it.The Memory is where programs run and is emptied when u excite a program or shut down your PC.

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Hi,
ok basically I'm running low on memory on my laptop, now my other hardrive area is preety much vacant, now how do I begin to save on that area?

I'm not sure whether its a seperate hardrive or psrtitioned or anything.





thanks.

Answer:hard drive memory help

You can make your page file bigger but that will slow your computer down a ton and put a lot of wear on the hard drive. (and use more battery power)

You should get more memory.

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It seems that my computer whenever i go in the hard drive is just losing memory randomly and is very frustrating as i have used 71GB out of 465GB and i only have 2 games installed and Anti-Virus.

Windows Vista Home Premium
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
4.00GB RAM
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT

All it does is randomly dissapear and i want to know where it is going?
 

Answer:Hard Drive Memory dissapearing

It is not really memory that you are loosing, it is hard drive space that you are missing. How much free space do you have left. You should have 424GB left. If this is right, you have nothing to worry about. All is well
 

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The H/D on my Acer lap-top (5720G) is split into two partitions. The C drive is now getting short of memory, so I would like to grab some from the D drive and move it over to C. How do I do this?

Answer:Moving memory in hard drive

I think you must mean that your C Partition is getting full dont you,they dont have seperate memory?

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I'm using Windows 7.
My D: Drive has 11.6 GB of space. It says that it is now 98.6 MB free of 11.6 GB. However, the contents inside the drive only add up to 1.26 GB. How do I fix this problem?
 

Answer:Solved: Hard Drive Memory

Used TreeSize Free to find out the other 10 GB.
 

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I have an old computer with a 386 processor and a 1.5gb hard drive which I re-formatted. When I tried to reinstall windows 95 it reported insufficient space. The hard disk is now only registering a capacity of 75mb?? How can I get the PC to recognise the 1.5Gb??

Answer:hard drive memory problems

Is it a full windows 95 disc not a restore disc. and have you got all drivers and software you need to reinstall

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I just installed WINXP PRO on my fujitsu lifebook c4230 laptop, and I'd like to add or upgrade more memory on it because it's still running slow. i installed xp from a clean slate and deleted WIN98 permanantly. As I was searching thru google for memory. I found something called "Memory" and another called "Hard Drive" What should I buy to get more memory on my laptop so windowsXP can perform flawlessly and open my programs in a snap! Below is a few information specs I got from the system information.

Total Physical Memory: 64.00 MB
Available Physical Memory: 9.75 MB
Total Virtual Memory: 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory: 1.96 GB

What's the difference between physical and virtual memory? and what's the difference netween memory and hard drive?
 

Answer:Laptop Memory/Hard Drive Help

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My wife's ACER 5100 has lately slowed WAY down. It takes forever to boot and do anything. When it does finish booting the memory is 80% used up and the hard drive light is constantly flashing... I ran CCleaner and Easy Cleaner, as well as a full system virus scan. Any clue what the problem could be and how to fix it? I have attached the hijackthis log, but after that have no clue
Thanks for any suggestions.

Scott
 

Answer:Memory is all used up and hard drive ia always busy,,,

I see in your log that she has pcap installed. This is used legitimately in network monitoring/diagnosis software to capture info flowing across the wire. If you have never installed such software, I would deem it suspicious, as capturing network traffic can reveal account #s and other juicy things of interest to hackers.
 

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Evening all, could someone please tell how to find where my memory is being used by each program?,Acronis partition was using 46GB, I have reduced this to 10GB, I did not see the large improvement in c drive I was expecting.I have 58GB free from usable memory of 186GB. I do not have much information stored from my input, the rest is mainly programs. I do hope you all can understand this writeup. regards Aine

Answer:hard drive memory /program used

I think you mean disk space not memory (RAM). WinDirStat shows where disk space is being used including a graphical display. Just let the mouse pointer hover over the coloured areas to identify different file types, here click here

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Hello Member,
I have a problem with my PC. I could not see all files been saved on my desktop. I have a system check window that comes up with the following error message:
Hard Drive and memory errors are detected on your PC
To fix detected critical errors you I will need to purchase the full version of the product
Please help me
Regards
Kenny

Answer:Hard Drive Memory Error

Not sure but it maybe be virus especially if they want money off you.
Until someone can give you the proper advice try downloading Malwarebytes updating and run it to see if it finds any problems.

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I am struggling with my hard drive memory on my laptop.

Im really struggling because I am unable to do things on my laptop now.

I have an acer aspire 4920 Laptop. Intel core 2 duo processor T5250, I have 120GB of memory. 1.5GHz, 867 MHz FSB, 2MB L2 cache. 2GB RAM. Thats all I know really.

In My C Drive I have 49.5GB of space and only have 2.93GB of space left.
In my D Drive I have 49.5GB of space and only have 6.92GB of space left.

I only have like 20GB at the most of music and photos etc but have hardly any hard drive memory left. What is happening to the rest of my hard drive memory???

I would like to know what to do to free memory up on my hard drive???

I dont understand why I have this problem of lack of space If I hardly have any media stored on.

Please could someone help me.
 

Answer:Lack Of Hard drive memory

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Hello...I have a W700ds and I just installed a second hard drive (500 GB) to my machine. So now I have a 500 GB drive (using this as the primary) and a 160 GB (secondary) drive. I also just installed Vista 64 on the machine. I made sure to set my drives to non RAID, so that I may use them as two separate drives. When I boot up, before Windows comes up, I can see that it finds both drives. Under "Physical Disks" it shows 465.7 GB and 149 GB. The issue is when Windows finally comes up. I check Windows Explorer and it states that I now have a 316 GB drive and a 137 GB drive. My questions are, why did the drive go from 465.7 GB to  316 GB? Also, is there a way to recover the "missing" storage space. If so, please let me know how. Thanks in advance, for your help. --Max

Answer:Where is the rest of my hard drive memory?

Look for some hidden partitions. Lenovo creates them for recovery. If you have created recovery DVDs you "could" delete them. I would keep them around until I "really" needed the space.

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