Windows 10: Disk Cleanup says that I have 3.99 TB
Disk Cleanup says that I have 3.99 TB
Just after updating Windows 10 pro and decided to run Disk Cleanup and noticed that I have 3.99 TB of Windows Updates to clean, I read that this was a bug in previous builds and had been fixed or maybe not!
I'm not in the Fast Ring or Insider Preview
This has happened before on other Windows 10 builds. I blogged about this on October 12 and again on November 11 last year. Here are some links:
Cleanup 3.99 TB from 500GB Drive! - Windows Enterprise Desktop
The issue, as forum member Bree explained it back when, is that a file with lots of hard links is going to be reported as equal in size to the number of copies linked. Thus, for a 200 MB file, 10 hard links means 2 GB! The older updates were in the range of 900 MB to 1.1 GB if memory serves, and reported as 3.99 TB likewise. It's not a bug, it's a feature!
Yeah, yeah, yeah, that's been a matter of ridicule for years now, was happening since W7 at least.
I wonder if anyone has filed a claim against Microsoft in small claims court? "You promised me 4 TB of free space and I want my 4 TB of free space!"
Lol. that would teach them.
Disk cleanup says it can free up to 4 TB of space on my 120GB C: drive, after a update. WTF!!!
Even adding the 2TB HDD and another 120 GB SSD (which is 60 GB partitioned) which are far from full, this doesn't make any sense.
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