Re: Excessive HD Space Usage! - More



da_test
07-09-2005, 11:21 PM
On Tue, 10 May 2005 20:17:57 GMT, geezer <wee@willy.com> wrote:

>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
download the shareware prog Treesize Professional.

This is the main reason for this programs existance; it will display
your files/folders in size order and present the info in a myriad of
interesting ways.

Dave


Re: Excessive HD Space Usage! - More