Windows 10: sudden loss of HD space

  1.    01 Nov 2015 #1

    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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    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       01 Nov 2015 #2

    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

    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

    yes this had to be it thank you


    aelaan said: 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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