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> My system is XP Home edition. I recently deleted a 17 GB video AVI file
> a very full 40 GB hard drive. The file is gone, but the available
> space on
> the drive did not increase.
> What can I do to correct this problem.
Did you defragment your drive? Whenever you add or delete large files,
your HD may get fragmented, you could check it out.