1.    01 Nov 2015 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    sudden loss of HD space


    I had almost 300 g of 500 g free and suddenly it went to under 100 g. I did a system restore from before the memory loss and it is still there. can I find these 'files' and delete them or what is the problem?
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  2.    01 Nov 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    San Jose, California
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    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64

    Download: TreeSize Free Portable , unzip and run. Should give you some idea where all the space taken.
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  3.    01 Nov 2015 #3
    Join Date : May 2015
    Guelph
    Posts : 28
    Windos 10 TP 10122

    Were you using file history to an external device and disconnected this? Windows will put these in a special "hold" folder until you reconnect the external device. A descriptive symptom is here: but is is not - Microsoft Community
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  4.    02 Nov 2015 #4
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    yes this had to be it thank you


    Quote Originally Posted by aelaan View Post
    Were you using file history to an external device and disconnected this? Windows will put these in a special "hold" folder until you reconnect the external device. A descriptive symptom is here: but is is not - Microsoft Community
    much appreciated thank you
    yes this was likely the issue
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