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How can i get rid of virtual 25gb from my C drive?

by picassoline / May 13, 2011 7:31 PM PDT

i do not have enof free space in my C drive. I tried freeing some space by uninstalling some programs and deleting unnecessary stuffs but i noticed that the size didn't change that much so i tried locating what was occupying space. I discovered its located in the "local" folder located in the "AppData" in "users"
<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> c:/users/flame/AppData/local folder.
the thing is when i check the size of the LOCAL foldr before opening it it gives me a total of 38gb but when i open it and check the size of the individual folders put together i get 13 gb.
There are no hidden folders. So where is the extra 25 gb coming from and how can i eliminate it?

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Best Answer chosen by picassoline

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Re: use treesize to analyse
by Kees_B Forum moderator / May 14, 2011 5:03 AM PDT
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10x alot
by picassoline / May 14, 2011 5:53 AM PDT

i'm on it now. really grateful

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Could be a ton of temp "stuff" . . .
by Coryphaeus / May 13, 2011 10:34 PM PDT

Download and install CCleaner (Google it). Run it. It's an excellent program for removing accumulated "junk".

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other style of approach
by lawcahot / May 16, 2011 3:42 AM PDT

1) partition the drive 2) put the virtual in a small partition

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by picassoline / May 17, 2011 1:10 AM PDT

how can i put it the virtual when i cant find or c it? or the u mean the folder that contains the virtual?

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