Re: Excessive HD Space Usage! - More



M8RIX
07-10-2005, 12:21 AM
You might try an advanced file search looking for all files (*.*) based on
size of files and when they were modified. That may turn up something.
"geezer" <wee@willy.com> wrote in message
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> When I start up WXP PRO (SP1), I find I am using some 44GB HD space.
> After I let system sit idle for an hour or two, I find that the space
> usage has grown to some 49GB!
>
> 5GB is a H of a lot of extra space usage, I have looked and looked,
> but I cannot discover the cause of this space usage. If I didn't have
> a 120GB HDD, it could be causing me problems.
>
> What can I do to home in on the cause?
>
>
> I still cannot find the cause. As I see it, if I wait long enough (ie
> if I keep XP up for a day or two), eventually all my free HDD space
> will be exhausted and the system will blow. I need to find the cause.
> The interesting thing is - If I shut down and reboot, the excessive
> space is gone, and the scenario starts over again. What I am saying
> is that at the start of a fresh boot up, my HDD space usage is quite
> correct - but not for long!
>
> Thanks


Re: Excessive HD Space Usage! - More