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Full solid state disc


ss6c

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Hi I recently got a new PC with windows 7 64 bit. The OS is on a solid state disc "C". 60gb. It only has 4 gigs left and is showing red in "my computer". I have discarded the Hibernate feature as the PC is overclocked and the PC does not hibernate anyway. I have reduced the size of the page file. It only has a couple of programmes besides the OS on it. I have transferred the my documents, pictures, music etc to the normal hard disc. I have run cc cleaner. The disc just keeps getting fuller. I am not knowingly adding anything to it. I have a program called "Folder Size" that identifies the size of the folders. It indicates that all the software on the "C" disc only takes up 20.4 gigs. Anybody know what is going on?

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Chronos the 2nd

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Move all your person folders to the bigger secondary hard-drive you will have in your PC. The SSD drive should be used for nothing more than your operating system and programs,everything else must go to the secondary drive. With SSD prices so low I would move to a bigger SSD,128GB should be a minimum size, 60GB is just a bit tight.

How to move your My folders. Video.

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rdave13

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It has to be system restore doing it. What you've done seems to be all that can be done. Alternatively do you have any other software that is a backup program?

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ss6c

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Well. Although the system did not like it, it kept saying they were system files and would't allow me to take ownership of the folders! There was over 33gigs of thumbnails in a folder in windows- network services-app data-local-microsoft-media player-art cache. Why they should have been created I don't know. Anybody know how to prevent them recurring?

Thaks to everybody who took the trouble to respond,

Geoff.

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ss6c

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Well. Although the system did not like it, it kept saying they were system files and would't allow me to take ownership of the folders! There was over 33gigs of thumbnails in a folder in windows- network services-app data-local-microsoft-media player-art cache. Why they should have been created I don't know. Anybody know how to prevent them recurring?

Thaks to everybody who took the trouble to respond,

Geoff.

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wee eddie

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My guess is that those 'Thumbnails' are one of the joys of Libraries!

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ss6c

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Thanks for everybody's help. I have discovered that this is a known issue with Windows Media player network sharing service. it needs to be disabled in services although it looks as if I can't share Media Player on my network now. still least of my worries.

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woodchip

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To Get more space Remove Adobe Reader and Download Foxit Reader it take up only a fraction of the Adobe Space

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