Windows 10: Whats up with windows 10 eating up free SSD space? Solved

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  1. Posts : 82
    Windows 10 build 10586.545
    Thread Starter
       08 Jun 2016 #11

    jimbo45 said: View Post
    Hi there

    things like Windows.old (previous windows installations), internet temporary files, aborted application installations etc could use up HDD space.

    Use TREESIZE (free) to check for HDD files, directories, HDD usuage etc.

    https://www.jam-software.com/treesize_free/

    Cheers
    jimbo
    Thanks man
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    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       08 Jun 2016 #12

    Arc said: View Post
    For a super clean - use option 2
    Disk Cleanup Option Two: To Open and Use Extended Disk Cleanup

    This option does not show you how much space is used by the list item, but it does deep clean your system.
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  3. Posts : 82
    Windows 10 build 10586.545
    Thread Starter
       08 Jun 2016 #13

    Slartybart said: View Post
    For a super clean - use option 2
    Disk Cleanup Option Two: To Open and Use Extended Disk Cleanup

    This option does not show you how much space is used by the list item, but it does deep clean your system.
    Did just that - And It didn't go away.....

    But, the issue was resolved when I manually deleted the files I found using that tree program.
    It was a huge dump of win10 update files. Go figure.
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  4. Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       08 Jun 2016 #14

    Good work!
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  5. Posts : 1,483
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       09 Jun 2016 #15

    If the OS crashes, you might find pagefile.sys is increased to the size of your installed memory. There is a registry fix to reset the page file size - see my post at http://www.eightforums.com/performan...ter-crash.html
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  6.    09 Jun 2016 #16

    Another great little cleaner to use after disk cleanup: Download UnCleaner - MajorGeeks
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