hard capacity for windows xp sp2



Ahba
07-10-2005, 02:15 AM
i had windows xp sp1 and i installed sp2 on it and my drive C is 30 GB and
after 2 month i used that i have 4.97 free space i do not have any app on it
to take this and my games are in other drive i have symantec antivirus 2005
and updated i always scan my pc. i have microsoft anti spyware and i scan my
pc with this too. when i select all folders ( always my computer show hidden
folders ) in drive C it says they took 20.03 GB and where is 5.00 GB. help me
plz ty.

Richard Urban
07-10-2005, 02:15 AM
Unless you have explorer set to show both hidden and system files you are
not getting the complete picture.

Files that take a lot of space:
pagefile.sys
hiberfil,sys
System Restore points
Temp folders (all of them)

Also run chkdsk on your C: drive to look for drive errors.

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Regards,

Richard Urban

aka Crusty (-: Old B@stard :-)

If you knew as much as you think you know,
You would realize that you don't know what you thought you knew!


"Ahba" <Ahba@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>i had windows xp sp1 and i installed sp2 on it and my drive C is 30 GB and
> after 2 month i used that i have 4.97 free space i do not have any app on
> it
> to take this and my games are in other drive i have symantec antivirus
> 2005
> and updated i always scan my pc. i have microsoft anti spyware and i scan
> my
> pc with this too. when i select all folders ( always my computer show
> hidden
> folders ) in drive C it says they took 20.03 GB and where is 5.00 GB. help
> me
> plz ty.


hard capacity for windows xp sp2