hard drive full?

  belcanto 19:06 15 Jun 2006
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I hope someone can help-I have a wd hardrive 60gb and it sems to be giving me a false reading. It when i put the cursor over it in my computer it shows it as nearly being full. Yet I do not have that much on it-I have office, encarta 2006,nero, anti-virus, adaware, real player, paintshop pro 7, printer utilities, Roxio 8. Also it seems to be very slow, I have tried to defrag and use error check. No joy-anyone got any ideas?

TIA-Belcanto

  Jackcoms 19:09 15 Jun 2006

When was the last time you cleared out the crap and defragged it?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:11 15 Jun 2006

a) Clear out all temporay files and folders -- use Crap Cleaner click here

b) look in the windows folder for files starting $ these are uninstall points for updates and can be deleted.

c) reset the space available for restore points from probably windows default 12% to about 1G

  VoG II 19:11 15 Jun 2006

What does it say the free space is?

Try click here

  De Marcus™ 19:16 15 Jun 2006

If none of the above works and your running Norton AV, check the Norton System protected recycle bin.

  Wetwilly2005 08:42 16 Jun 2006

have you got anti-virus ?
use the disk cleanup utility provided by windows ! right click c: select propertys,
then select disk cleanup bottom right !!

  Wetwilly2005 08:43 16 Jun 2006

Sorry !! what anti-virus have you got ?

  belcanto 09:52 20 Jun 2006

In response to WetWilly, I am using AVG 7 kept updated every day.

Thanks-Belcanto

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