C Drive losing free space

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  1. Posts : 6
    Windows 10
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       #11

    iMacg3 said:
    A program you may find useful is WinDirStat ... WinDirStat - Permalinks to downloads and other content which tells you which files/folders are taking up the most space on your hard drive.
    here is the WinDirStat map for my C: drive.

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    Try3 said:
    The tutorial includes guiding you through dealing with this**. There is no need to use any third-party utilties for this job. Given your reported symptoms, the $WINDOWS.~BT folder is not the only thing taking up unwanted storage space.

    ** In File explorer, right-click on C, click on Properties, click on Disk cleanup, click on Clean up system files, set every checkbox except any that worry you [such as the Downloads entry], click on OK. Go away and have a whole pot of tea instead of staring at the screen all day waiting for it to complete.

    Denis
    disk cleanup offers to free up a maximum of 57MB only. addition of system files clean up adds another 6.02 GB. I am going to try that one. Thank you Denis for all of your inputs.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails C Drive losing free space-20190913-windirstat-output.png  
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  2. Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       #12

    Directory Report is another good tool for finding disk space hogs
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  3. Posts : 39,962
    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit
       #13

    1) There are log collectors used in another forum room.
    Run V2 and upload the results into this thread
    BSOD - Posting Instructions

    2) Open disk management > by default some columns are compressed > widen each Status and Volume > make sure the contents within the parenthesis are in full view and that none of the characters are cutoff > view disk 0 > widen this row as needed so that all of the characters are in full view > post an image into the thread
    Disk Management - How to Post a Screenshot of

    3) Run though this link: (posted by Try3)
    Free Up Drive Space in Windows 10
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