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Anything I can use to see what is taking up space on my computer?

hypergalaxy8

6 months ago

I notice that I "only" have 160 GB left on my hard drive and I want to be able to clear out some storage. Is there anything I can use to assist in me doing this that isn't one of those weird adFly advertisement-scam looking things?

Plus I have a Local Disk (D:) that says is full but 1. doesn't physically exist in my PC and 2. came into existence when I installed some android simulator called Nox

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  • 6 months ago
  • 3 points

I've used WinDirStat a lot to find out where my storage is going. Helps if you have some large files or backups you forgot about.

If you want to use a cleaning program, Disk Cleanup comes with Windows 10 and can clean a lot of junk. Just remember to select "Clean up system files" when it asks you what you want to clean up.

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

90% of the time the big eaters on hard drives are games and video files. Try getting rid of some and watch the space appear. You could try to run a disk cleanup on it and see what that comes up with as well.

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

or win 10 shadow back up and other thing. i forget what it is called.

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

You can do it right on the main drive. There are a ton of videos on youtube of how to do it.

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