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Drive D: shows 90% full even if 60 % free

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Anonymous
April 14, 2005 1:48:01 AM

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I have a vague problem,My drive D is partioned at 20 GB ,when I check all the
files properties it shows 4 GB,but D drive shows only 2 GB free,Please help
as this is giving lot of problems.

Thanks

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Anonymous
April 14, 2005 7:28:06 AM

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Yes there are no hidden files and there is no pagefile located on this

"Santosh from INDIA" wrote:

> I have a vague problem,My drive D is partioned at 20 GB ,when I check all the
> files properties it shows 4 GB,but D drive shows only 2 GB free,Please help
> as this is giving lot of problems.
>
> Thanks
Anonymous
April 14, 2005 12:14:34 PM

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Norton recycle bin software installed on this PC?

Santosh from INDIA wrote:

> I have a vague problem,My drive D is partioned at 20 GB ,when I check all the
> files properties it shows 4 GB,but D drive shows only 2 GB free,Please help
> as this is giving lot of problems.
>
> Thanks
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April 14, 2005 2:55:44 PM

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You have 'show hidden' enabled?

"Santosh from INDIA" <Santosh from INDIA@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message news:AB17C0F3-BADF-4E76-B014-6A0605DE8234@microsoft.com...
> I have a vague problem,My drive D is partioned at 20 GB ,when I check all
the
> files properties it shows 4 GB,but D drive shows only 2 GB free,Please
help
> as this is giving lot of problems.
>
> Thanks
Anonymous
April 15, 2005 3:01:16 AM

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"Santosh from INDIA" <Santosh from INDIA@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message news:AB17C0F3-BADF-4E76-B014-6A0605DE8234@microsoft.com...
> I have a vague problem,My drive D is partioned at 20 GB ,when I check all
the
> files properties it shows 4 GB,but D drive shows only 2 GB free,Please
help
> as this is giving lot of problems.
>
> Thanks

You need to look more carefully. One of the following tools might help you:

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Anonymous
April 15, 2005 5:29:05 AM

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No norton recycle bin is notinstalled.

"Bob I" wrote:

> Norton recycle bin software installed on this PC?
>
> Santosh from INDIA wrote:
>
> > I have a vague problem,My drive D is partioned at 20 GB ,when I check all the
> > files properties it shows 4 GB,but D drive shows only 2 GB free,Please help
> > as this is giving lot of problems.
> >
> > Thanks
>
>
April 15, 2005 2:20:09 PM

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And if you try the good old Command Prompt window and execute the Dir
command, amongst others, does this give any clues?

"santosh" <santosh@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:7DC6232F-FC6E-4E49-B7CD-50618E4B89C7@microsoft.com...
> No norton recycle bin is notinstalled.
>
> "Bob I" wrote:
>
> > Norton recycle bin software installed on this PC?
> >
> > Santosh from INDIA wrote:
> >
> > > I have a vague problem,My drive D is partioned at 20 GB ,when I check
all the
> > > files properties it shows 4 GB,but D drive shows only 2 GB free,Please
help
> > > as this is giving lot of problems.
> > >
> > > Thanks
> >
> >
Anonymous
April 18, 2005 12:31:10 AM

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No difference....at alll

"DL" wrote:

> And if you try the good old Command Prompt window and execute the Dir
> command, amongst others, does this give any clues?
>
> "santosh" <santosh@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:7DC6232F-FC6E-4E49-B7CD-50618E4B89C7@microsoft.com...
> > No norton recycle bin is notinstalled.
> >
> > "Bob I" wrote:
> >
> > > Norton recycle bin software installed on this PC?
> > >
> > > Santosh from INDIA wrote:
> > >
> > > > I have a vague problem,My drive D is partioned at 20 GB ,when I check
> all the
> > > > files properties it shows 4 GB,but D drive shows only 2 GB free,Please
> help
> > > > as this is giving lot of problems.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks
> > >
> > >
>
>
>
April 18, 2005 12:33:29 PM

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So the Dir command shows 2gb free? - if so that is whats the free space.
What does Computer Management show for your hd's?

"santosh" <santosh@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:7BD9ED78-C3EE-4BFD-A195-19ABB0B09F78@microsoft.com...
> No difference....at alll
>
> "DL" wrote:
>
> > And if you try the good old Command Prompt window and execute the Dir
> > command, amongst others, does this give any clues?
> >
> > "santosh" <santosh@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:7DC6232F-FC6E-4E49-B7CD-50618E4B89C7@microsoft.com...
> > > No norton recycle bin is notinstalled.
> > >
> > > "Bob I" wrote:
> > >
> > > > Norton recycle bin software installed on this PC?
> > > >
> > > > Santosh from INDIA wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > I have a vague problem,My drive D is partioned at 20 GB ,when I
check
> > all the
> > > > > files properties it shows 4 GB,but D drive shows only 2 GB
free,Please
> > help
> > > > > as this is giving lot of problems.
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks
> > > >
> > > >
> >
> >
> >
!