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Discussion in 'General Software' started by AngryMerchant, Dec 15, 2012.

  1. AngryMerchant

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    I need to find out how my hard drive is down to 70 GB. After Windows install, it's about 460. Since then, there's been plenty of stuff installed, but all I can account for is 205 GB of Steam games, 30 GB in Origin, and the largest folder in any of the Libraries is 20GB. How do I account for the other 90GB? Nobody is using any sort of massive programming or multimedia suite, so how do I figure out what's using up all that space?
     
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    It looks like I found it. There's a folder on the C drive named "Windows.old" and seems to contain 60-70 GB of my previous Windows install. I assume it's safe to get rid of the Program Files and Documents there?
     
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    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    Yes, it is safe, as long as you are sure you don't need any of the data files in that folder.
     
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    Frick says thanks.
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    TreeSize is the best thing you could've been linked. I've used it for a while and it's a great piece of software.
     
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    Yea, I have to agree with you, but who doesn't like variety. Let's let the OP form his on opinion. :toast:
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    On which page? Because they're not in the first post.

    But yeah WinDirStat was great. Thanks!
     
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    Racists don't like variety.
     

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