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c drive problemo

Discussion in 'Technical Support' started by dee pixel, Jan 4, 2017.

  1. dee pixel

    dee pixel TheManOfIrrelevance
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    hi

    so i have two hard drives on my pc, c and d, both of which have 950 gigs of storage each. i store all my steam games and whatnot on my d drive.

    so uh, idk why, but my c drive says it has 486 gigs of shit on it but i know for a fact that it doesn't. i've tried optimizing, defragging, checking for viruses, searching for hidden files and read-only files but it's come up empty. the drive is fine and i have no viruses or malware on my computer.

    i also don't have this problem on my d drive. the d drive is totally fine.
     
  2. swexs

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    probs garrys mod unused shit and cache try cleaning it there's a thread somewhere it helped me a lot
     
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  3. dee pixel

    dee pixel TheManOfIrrelevance
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    i selected every directory in my c drive and checked properties and it only came up with like 150 gigs. there's no gmod stuff there. i moved it all to my d drive.
     
  4. swexs

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    then i dont know how to help you my mans
     
  5. dee pixel

    dee pixel TheManOfIrrelevance
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    fuuuuuuuck
     
  6. DemonElite

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    ....Have you tried looking for another partition? You might have accidentally just misappropriated space during partitioning?

    Pull up Disk Management and take a look at your drive.
     
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  7. Gr4Ss

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    Invisible folder eating up space? Most notably appdata
     
  8. dee pixel

    dee pixel TheManOfIrrelevance
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    nope. checked every directory in the c drive with winderstat and it only shows around 150 to 200 gigs.
    pulled it up, the drive is fine.
     
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    dee pixel TheManOfIrrelevance
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    here's what i got in winderstat. 430 gigs of unknown shit.
     
  10. Koch

    Koch Time to dance
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    Win+X, CMD as administrator
    chkdsk /r
    sfc /scannow

    reboot
     
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  11. Koch

    Koch Time to dance
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  12. dee pixel

    dee pixel TheManOfIrrelevance
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    i'm away from my main pc at the moment but i'll give it a try once i get the chance
     
  13. Peter Green

    Peter Green Good People, Good Times

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    Also suggest trying
    win+r
    %temp%

    Then removing everything in that folder, it might not fix your problem completely but it will get rid of some unnecessary folders.
     
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  14. Ronald

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    Just a note @dee pixel this will likely take a while, depending on how large the drive is it could take a few hours. However, if it's a corrupted file then it would likely fix it.
     
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  15. dee pixel

    dee pixel TheManOfIrrelevance
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    oh lol it was a bunch of system restore points

    lowered it to 220. it's fine now.
     
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