Whats filling my C drive? Solved

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  1.    2 Weeks Ago #11

    bro67 said: View Post
    Your hibernate file is taking up a ton of space. Disable Hibernate in cmd.exe as an administrator with powercfg /hibernate off. Then look at the rest of the folders under C: as shown in TreeSize. Windows folder is a lot larger than it should be.
    Hibernate is disabled.
    Page file is reduced.
    Windows tree temp folder has 13.63 GB [2453 Files] of error reports.

    AppxErrorReport_C9A3AB32-96FE-0009-FCB6-A3C9FE96D401
    Microsoft-Windows-AppXDeploymentServer_Operational_44541CE7-7FAE-0007-ED1F-5444AE7FD401
    Microsoft-Windows-AppReadiness_Admin_8528C0DA-9EE3-0003-95C5-2885E39ED401
    Application_44541CE7-7FAE-0007-ED1F-5444AE7FD401
    (More files ... )

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    AUDIODG.EXE has never run properly.
    Time to fix it, 13GB of error reports is FU.
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  2.    2 Weeks Ago #12

    Superfly said: View Post
    LOL... . My guess is it's due to over-provisioning...
    Really bad guess .......
    I create a 10% partition for Drive 0 and 3 in lieu of over provisioning ....
    If you actually would read what I posted in the OP ....
    Drive 0 - C @ 200gb & D @ 30gb
    Drive 1 - E
    Drive 2 - F
    Drive 3 - G @ 350GB & H @ 96GB
    I have Samsung, Intel and WD SSD's in my notebook ... easier to do this than maintain 3 programs.

    But then you really don't even have to be able to read, just L00K!



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  3.    2 Weeks Ago #13

    Penny K said: View Post
    Really bad guess .......
    LOL... K, my bad...

    So disk clean up?..
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  4.    2 Weeks Ago #14

    First, TreeSize can only see what your user has permissions to see. Windows often has a lot of stuff locked away. Do you have another user that might have files in the users folder?

    Second, you might want to run a chkdsk to see if the file allocations might be off.

    finally, make sure that a TRIM has been run on the SSD recently to clean up garbage.
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  5. TairikuOkami's Avatar
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       2 Weeks Ago #15

    You have some folders, that should not be there (unless upgrading): ESD, SysReset, Windows.~WS
    As it was suggested, try some cleanup, including drivers, considering, that your Windows is huge.
    Code:
    fsutil usn deletejournal /d /n c:
    del "%LocalAppData%\Temp" /s /f /q
    del "%temp%" /s /f /q
    del "%WINDIR%\Installer\$PatchCache$" /s /f /q
    del "%WINDIR%\Temp" /s /f /q
    del "%WINDIR%\WinSxS\Backup" /s /f /q
    reg add "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SideBySide\Configuration" /v "DisableResetbase" /t "REG_DWORD" /d "0" /f
    Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup /ResetBase
    cleanmgr /sageset:65535 & cleanmgr /sagerun:65535
    Download DriverStore Explorer 0.9.39 to remove old drivers.

    By the way, TreeSize shows the size incorrectly (size=allocated), you might try WizFile.
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  6.    2 Weeks Ago #16

    Penny K said: View Post
    I create a 10% partition for Drive 0 and 3 in lieu of over provisioning ....
    If you actually would read what I posted in the OP ....
    Drive 0 - C @ 200gb & D @ 30gb
    Drive 1 - E
    Drive 2 - F
    Drive 3 - G @ 350GB & H @ 96GB
    You might want to check out this post below, and especially the link to Seagate's article about over-provisioning. It appears that the 30GB partition you created on Drive 0 is not really available to the SSD controller for use because it is allocated and formatted as D: Manual over-provisioning needs to be unallocated space on the SSD, apparently.

    Samsung Magician 4.9.7 Over Provisioning

    http://www.seagate.com/tech-insights...its-master-ti/

    Hope this helps!
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  7. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18317
       2 Weeks Ago #17

    Hello @Penny K,

    In addition, you might also look through the list in the tutorial below to see if any one of them may be responsible for eating up your drive space.

    Free Up Drive Space in Windows 10 | Tutorials
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  8. Bree's Avatar
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       2 Weeks Ago #18

    Mystere said: View Post
    First, TreeSize can only see what your user has permissions to see. Windows often has a lot of stuff locked away....
    Not true if TreeSize Free is run as Administrator. Try finding any user that has permission to see inside System Volume Information, for example...

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    Mystere said:
    Second, you might want to run a chkdsk to see if the file allocations might be off.
    That would be my call too.

    The one think I know of that can use up drive space without there being any files to show for it is lost clusters. A failing app can allocate clusters to a file, as recorded in the MFT, but fail at the final step of adding a file name to the MFT. Such clusters are lost, in that they are marked as 'used' in the MFT but there is no way to unallocate them as there is no file to delete.

    Penny K said: View Post
    AUDIODG.EXE has never run properly...

    Well, here we have one likely culprit for creating lost clusters. Chkdsk /F is the way to release such lost clusters by allocating them a filename.
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  9.    2 Weeks Ago #19

    Mystere said: View Post
    First, TreeSize can only see what your user has permissions to see. Windows often has a lot of stuff locked away. Do you have another user that might have files in the users folder?
    Second, you might want to run a chkdsk to see if the file allocations might be off.
    finally, make sure that a TRIM has been run on the SSD recently to clean up garbage.
    1 User only, me, from the user account. Ran TreeSize as Administrator.
    Chkdsk finds nothing, run 2x as Administrator.
    TRIM is set in Optimize Drives for clean up once a week.
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  10.    2 Weeks Ago #20

    mta3006 said: View Post
    You might want to check out this post below, and especially the link to Seagate's article about over-provisioning. It appears that the 30GB partition you created on Drive 0 is not really available to the SSD controller for use because it is allocated and formatted as D: Manual over-provisioning needs to be unallocated space on the SSD, apparently.
    Samsung Magician 4.9.7 Over Provisioning
    http://www.seagate.com/tech-insights...its-master-ti/
    Hope this helps!
    I don't over provision .... I set 10% aside as an empty drive and don't use it.

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