Advent 9117 missing 36GB

  ging75 22:50 08 Dec 2008

Hi all i have an Advent9117 laptop running windows vista, i had a few problems so put in the recovery disk to format and reinstall windows, since doing that i have lost 36gb my C vista was 120 now it saying 104gb, how has this happened and how do i get it back.

  User-1229748 07:10 09 Dec 2008

sorry if this is a daft question but are you including the space that the vista install takes up?also try running disk cleanup from start-all programmes-accessories-system tools-disk cleanup and while in disk cleanup press more options and clean up system restore and shadow copies.

  User-1229748 07:12 09 Dec 2008

do you use ccleaner? if not click here

  ging75 11:04 09 Dec 2008

Hi i have Vista (c) 83.8GB free of 104GB
and System (s)1.21 free of 1.46 before i had over 118Gb in Vista (c).
Have done the disk cleanupand still the same and yes i do use ccleaner.

  brundle 22:05 09 Dec 2008

Try this click here
and read this click here before reducing the system restore space, if you come across one of the many sites that advise it.

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