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C drive is 'creeping up'


Linkslade

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Hi,

I have a single SSD 128 gb drive partitioned 109gb on C and 10 gb on D (recovery) on a Windows Medion desktop running Vista..

Windows,program files etc are on C. All downloads are directed to an external drive.

Each time I boot up the used space on c increases slightly. Cannot remember this happening on the original HDD and wonder if something is amiss.

Any advice welcome.

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Linkslade

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Thanks wee eddie point taken.

hiwatt,

Well worth a try, I'll do it tomorrow and report back as to the outcome.

Thanks to all for your sound advice.

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rdave13

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It will also be your hibernating file. (hiberfil.sys file).

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Number six

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Possibly your shadow copy service eating space

click here

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Linkslade

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Thank you gentlemen for all your advice.

Removed all but the last System restore point which also reduced the shadow copy service, and it clawed back 21gb at a stroke. I also bookmarked the links for future reference.

Thank you all ...... very much appreciated.

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