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Win 7 Low Disk Space

by ac1818 / February 1, 2015 7:58 AM PST


I am having an issue with low disk space in Windows 7 (32bit).
Through observations I have found that the CBS folder (C:\Windows\Logs\CBS) Folder appears to be over 200GB in size.

This seems rather strange.
I was wondering how I can find out what has caused this to occur, and how I can fix this?
And also wondering that after that whether I can clear out any of these files?

Thanks in advance

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Clarification Request
What about prior discussions?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 1, 2015 8:03 AM PST
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Thanks. Had a look at that earlier
by ac1818 / February 1, 2015 8:16 AM PST

Thanks for your quick response

However that seems to be with Windows Server?
Could not find much on Win 7 specifically.

Also I have other files apart from CBS.log
A whole series of 'CBSpersist' files. I think these are due to the large size of the CBS.log file, causing it to be split.

So if I run sfc.exe and delete the log files, do you think that could potentially solve the issue?

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Lots of possible causes
by wpgwpg / February 1, 2015 8:39 AM PST
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Re: Lots of possible causes
by ac1818 / February 1, 2015 8:57 AM PST

Thanks. Had a look at that thread. System restore allocation is significantly low i.e. 5% and not taking up much disk space.
So I don't think that is causing it.

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You find this discussion about Windows 7 too.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 1, 2015 9:50 AM PST

I offered this one since it went over renaming and deleting. And yes to your question but no, until Microsoft considers fixing it, we get to cleanup once in a while. As to SFC, I never had to do that.

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Re: You find this discussion about Windows 7 too
by ac1818 / February 1, 2015 5:41 PM PST

Oh I see. Thanks
Ok I will try it. Hopefully it solves the issue for now

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Can't mark your solution it as an answer
by ac1818 / February 2, 2015 8:21 PM PST

But thankyou Bob for your help
It seems to be the solution for now.

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(NT) No problem. Good to see you've made progress.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 2, 2015 11:58 PM PST

All Answers

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windows 7e rror
by 123bash5 / February 2, 2015 2:44 AM PST
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hai you must clear some datas on your disk and
use any antivirus to scan the problem was cleared

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