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February 5, 2009 at 2:50 am in reply to: wrong free space indicated in hard disk properties #31102
Hello That finally did it .The free space is back up to 88%.I ran the cleanup a few times, and everything seems to be working ok .Thank you very much for your help.February 4, 2009 at 11:48 pm in reply to: wrong free space indicated in hard disk properties #31100
Hello I tried Scandisk with no results .As I mentioned before when I downloaded Explorer 8 it took one hour to downlod it and one hour to install it which is crazy I wonder what was going on there. I have done everything but formatFebruary 4, 2009 at 5:58 am in reply to: wrong free space indicated in hard disk properties #31098
Hello againSystem restore was disabled ,I dont know how it became disabled, but I have since enabled it ,but of coarse that does not do me any good now .I have 1GB of ram. I used the error checking program to check for errors. I have used the diagonostic program . I have used t he restore program pressing the F5 button on startup,but still response.February 4, 2009 at 5:36 am in reply to: wrong free space indicated in hard disk properties #31097
Hi,You haven't mentioned whether you tried to do a system restore.I'd say its unlikely there is actually a huge bunch of extra files taking all your disk space after simply downloading IE8, unless you have a tiny hard drive?My first port of call would be system restore as Mitz suggested. Just take it back a week or so and see what happens. Sytem Restore will remove any software that has been installed in that week, and fix any changes that have accidentally happened in that time, but it wont hurt any of your files, ie pix music and documents.If system restore doesnt fix the problem, then we'll try to work through it, step by step. The first questions I'll be asking should we need to do that are...How large is your hard drive?If you go to my computer, right click on drive 'C', do the disk usage details there also show the extra space has been used?February 4, 2009 at 4:09 am in reply to: wrong free space indicated in hard disk properties #31095
Hello I did all the things you asked me to do. When I got to disk cleanup, it goes through the first processof indicating what is to be cleaned, but when I start the cleanup. it just freezes and goes no where ,and does not complete the disk cleanup Where do I go from here.