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Help solve the case of Shrinking Free Space

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Romadoc, Apr 1, 2006.

  1. Romadoc

    Romadoc

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    I have not downloaded any new programs. In fact, I removed some. In spite of this, the amount of free space available shrinks on a daily basis. I run SpyBot,SpySweeper,AdAware and occassionally CCleaner. Additionally, Diskeeper-Pro comes into play as I have it on "Set and Forget". The only programs constantly working are Avast! and SpySweeper. What's going on?
     
  2. fastvfr

    fastvfr Ancient Tech

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    Okay; first, how many games or other apps with Save files do you have installed?

    Second, how much room is being used per day? 1MB? 1GB? 1 KB?

    And last, do you have the page file set to Auto or is it restricted in size?
     

  3. HAVOC

    HAVOC Remember CLM Millennium Member

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    Internet cache and history. Emails coming and going. Writing any word docs? Do Diskeeper, Avast or Spysweeper keep logs? Windows logs a myriad of small things all over the place.
     
  4. David_G17

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    Start -> all programs -> accessories -> system tools -> System Restore

    check the settings (a link on the left) and see if it's taking up lots of room.