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    i have an issue, i did a fresh instal of windows 7 and it seems to be taking up allready 50 gb's of space on my ssd :S tough windows folder it self states it only uses 13gb
    and i have no other programs installed why is this taking up so mutch space
    and how can i change my documents to a differend driver letter?
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    Pagefile and Hibernation files that will be.

    To disable\enable the Hibernation file
    At the command prompt, type powercfg.exe /hibernate off\on
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    how can i change that? force it to install them to a diffrend drive?
    i just did that, still stays at over 50 gb
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    Pagefile can be done by right click my computer and select properties. Select advanced system properties.

    Under performance click settings then click the advanced tab and it's under virtual memory
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    i did that, changed it to my D drive, but still using so mutch space on my C disk
    damn i even cant get to C: drive in cmd it sticks at C:\users\skynet
    but i can go to D: and use DIR to search for hidding folders
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    If you told it not to use the C drive for the pagefile try rebooting and it should delete it from the root of C: which you ca check if you put hide hidden files to off.
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    how do i turn hidden folders on for the entire drive? i know i can do it for each folders that are visable,
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    Start\Computer select drive C: click Organize at the top left select Folder And Search Options\Click the View Tab

    And Thats were you hide \ unhide system files.
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    i un hided all folders, odd thing is, they don't use up to 50gb all together :S
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    what exactly are you using to measure all these sizes, right click properties? so if you right click the drive letter itself, it says ~50gb is in use?
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    yes that is correct
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    how big was the hibernation file and pagefile ?.
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    Have you disabled system restore? Also manage your recycle bin and temp directories?
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    i have 1 more qeustion, how can i make my system auto start on a timer? and shutdown again on a timer?
    i cant find anny stuff of that in the bios only lan wakeup and usb wakeup

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