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hard drive being eaten away

by Hawk20204 / July 6, 2007 9:48 PM PDT

i have recently pruchased an HP dv6500 and love it to bits but i got it with a 120 gig HD, ok 10 or so goes to backup and there was about 103 for the HD left (the hard drive was 111.3 gig)
so it came out of the box with about 80 gigs of preloaed crap....
i installed BF2 and espansions, about 5 gigs, then a demo from online,
1 gig, and i have 62gig of HD on a 103 gig and i did not use 40 gigs already! *** is wrong with this thing?

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by Papa Echo / July 6, 2007 11:41 PM PDT

So you are saying your figures do not add up.
Where did you purchased your computer ?
Where or how did you get the figures ?

It is amazing that you can get 80G of preloaded crap - are you sure you have got it right ?

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maybe i overcomlicated...
by Hawk20204 / July 7, 2007 1:11 AM PDT
In reply to: OK....

ok total my hardrive hold 103 gigs. got that from the computor
it had 80 gigs of 103 when i opened the box
i installed 6 gigs worth of gaems and now have 60 gigs.

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HD being eaten away....
by Papa Echo / July 7, 2007 9:04 AM PDT

If you obtained the figure from the computer, then there should be two numbers shown, if you are talking about free and used space. Try the other number. Two ways of calculating that figure. Also, System Restore takes up some space, "Saved Games", i.e. the games you played-levels, etc., also take up some space.

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