Vista is hungry for my hardrive

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by failurbydesign, Feb 23, 2007.

  1. failurbydesign

    failurbydesign music MUSIC music Political User

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    MM...i prefer pizza and beer, but my vista love eating up my space..then randomly giving it back? Example, after my install and all programs installed, i had like 60-65 Gb free. Over the past few days when i check my space it seems to go down about a gig a day. After about 7 days and just about 7 gb gone, i restarted. still missing that 7 GIG...*(&%*(%^*&*&...so then when ui got home from work i noticed i had gotten it back..any ideas?
     
  2. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    My guess would be System Restore is eating up space by creating restore points. You can use Disk Cleanup to delete current restore points, and see this thread for information in adjusting what space it uses -

    http://forum.osnn.net/showthread.php?t=89023
     
  3. failurbydesign

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    Wow, thanks for that info, stupid system restore...
     
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    Yeah it runs wild, glad it helped :)
     
  5. Smoke286

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    Wow, mine is consuming 68 gb
     
  6. kcnychief

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    That just means you have a large drive, it does take 15% :)