Windows C is full but we don't know why!

  cheryl.adams.94695 15:38 14 Dec 2016
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Hi, Our computer was using Windows 8.2, then we upgraded to Windows 10, with the hard drive in 3 sections, C, D and Temp Drive H, Drive C has 1.92 gb free of 149gb. Drive D has 65.5 gb free of 295gb. Everything we've downloaded is shown as in Drive D and there's nothing we can delete that makes any difference to Drive C. What can be filling Drive C? There's nothing obvious to us (but the again, we are total novices!)

  Jollyjohn 16:09 14 Dec 2016

Look for a folder "windows.old" if this is present and you are sure you do not want to roll back to W8 then you may delete it.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:35 14 Dec 2016

have a read click here If necessary you can move the Users folders containg you pictures and movies etc. to the D drive.

  Burn-it 12:34 15 Dec 2016

First empty the temporary folder(s) under Windows. There may be one for each user and a system one. You may need to logon as administrator - safe mode?? - to see them all.

  cheryl.adams.94695 17:27 15 Dec 2016

Many thanks for the help. We've now freed up quite a lot more space.

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