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hard drive space not getting better, even after deleting lot

by Mahdrek / October 10, 2005 3:20 AM PDT

i use windows xp home edition
amd athlon 64 3500+
western digital raptor SATA 74 gb hard drive

Anyways lately my hard drive space is so low ( can't seem to keep it under 10 %) that my disk defragger ( diskeeper ) say it is hurting performance
No matter how much crap i've deleted last few days: games i no longer play, mpeg videos, etc. the drive seems to be not getting any better. next day goes back down to about 7 %.
I've had this pc for about a year now and this just started happening.
I obviously empty the recycle bin
i have norton anti Virus and internet security, but dont seem to have norton protected recycle that i can see
Please help Ron

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by Ck87.JF / October 10, 2005 3:43 AM PDT

What do those percentages refer to?

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total disk space available for defragmentation
by Mahdrek / October 10, 2005 7:33 AM PDT
In reply to: percentages?

free space

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(NT) (NT) Disk Clean-up?
by billzhills / October 10, 2005 3:56 AM PDT
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(NT) (NT) ran disk cleanup, what is NT?
by Mahdrek / October 10, 2005 7:34 AM PDT
In reply to: (NT) Disk Clean-up?
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got 40 gb by disk cleanup-system restore cleanup option
by Mahdrek / October 10, 2005 10:28 AM PDT

i dont know why but after i went into disk cleanup-more options-sytem restore cleanup I got 40GB of hard drive space back Happy

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