Windows 10: Jesse's 10 Install

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  1. Posts : 1,210
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       30 Jan 2015 #71

    Jesse Williams said: View Post
    In the screenshot, I have circled the reason why I feel the need to do a Clean Install. But, if it's not a good idea then I will not do it. But, how do I get my usage back down to normal?
    Do you want to clean install 7 ?
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  2.    30 Jan 2015 #72

    I assume by "usage" you mean the amount of disk space that is being used. I suggest 2 things:

    1. run this program and post the resulting picture --> https://windirstat.info/

    2. Run the command below in an elevated command prompt and tell me what it says under "Allocated" and Maximum"

    vssadmin list shadowstorage
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  3. Posts : 1,008
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit 15063 Multiprocessor Free
    Thread Starter
       30 Jan 2015 #73

    If it's not a good idea, then no. But, I am afraid I won't have any space on my hard drive for Windows 10 from looking at that screenshot and what I circled.
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       30 Jan 2015 #74

    whs said: View Post
    I assume by "usage" you mean the amount of disk space that is being used. I suggest 2 things:

    1. run this program and post the resulting picture --> https://windirstat.info/

    2. Run the command below in an elevated command prompt and tell me what it says under "Allocated" and Maximum"

    vssadmin list shadowstorage
    Yes, WHS that is what I mean.
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  5. Posts : 1,210
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       30 Jan 2015 #75

    You just need to get rid of some of the garbage on there. You have over 200 GB taken up out of 282, that`s alot of stuff.

    If you clean install windows, all your data and programs will be gone.
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       30 Jan 2015 #76

    Right! My sticker says I have a 320 GB HDD. Got to go to town again. Will be back in a little while.
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  7. Posts : 1,210
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       30 Jan 2015 #77

    Jesse Williams said: View Post
    Right! My sticker says I have a 320 GB HDD. Got to go to town again. Will be back in a little while.
    A 320 GB hard drive is only 298 in windows, and you have another partition taking up space. (recovery)

    Post a shot of disk management when you get back.

    Buy an external hard drive while you`re out LOL
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  8. Posts : 1,008
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       30 Jan 2015 #78

    AddRAM said: View Post
    Jesse Williams said: View Post
    Right! My sticker says I have a 320 GB HDD. Got to go to town again. Will be back in a little while.
    A 320 GB hard drive is only 298 in windows, and you have another partition taking up space. (recovery)

    Post a shot of disk management when you get back.
    Okay...I will do that.
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  9. Posts : 8,894
    Windows 10 Professional
       30 Jan 2015 #79

    Hey, is it okay if we all get our '2 cents' in to help Jesse out, or is someone gonna go solo with this one? What do you want Jesse?
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  10. Posts : 1,210
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       30 Jan 2015 #80

    Help him what ?

    He`s done.

    One more thing Jesse, when you create a VM for windows, by default it makes up a 60 GB hard drive, I`m not sure if that stays in affect all the time.

    Wolfgang might know for sure.

    So that`s 60 GB right there.
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